The Women's March collection contains posters, political signs, a banner, planning and publicity documents, newspapers, t-shirts, hats, born-digital videos, and born-digital photographs.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public.
Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room.
Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
The Women's March was a worldwide protest on January 21, 2017. The main protest occurred in Washington D.C. with sister marches occuring on all 7 continents. The mission of the Women's March "is to harness the political power of diverse women and their communities to create transformative social change." A second Women's March was held in January 2018.
Source: Women's March. (2018). Our Mission. Retrieved from https://www.womensmarch.com/mission/
3 linear feet (1 container) : 1 flat box
6 Unprocessed linear feet (4 containers) : 1 half-manuscript box; 1 record storage box; 1 flat box (22.5" x 15.5" x 2.25"); 1 tube (25 x 4.5 x 4.5)
Language of Materials
This collection documents the Women's March protests in Eugene (Or.), Portland (Or.) and Washington D.C. Materials within the collection include posters, political signs, a banner, planning and publicity documents, newspapers, clothing, born-digital videos, and born-digital photographs.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Linda Long, David de Lorenzo, and Martha Dickey, 2017. Gift of Karen D. Myers, 2021 February 9.
- Guide to Women's March collection
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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