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Document Details


Title: Joan Robins
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive
Collection: Women's History: Los Angeles Feminists
Description: Joan Robins, an early guiding force in the Los Angeles women's liberation movement, was one of the key movers in establishing the Crenshaw Women's Center. With Dorothy Bricker, she started one of the first consciousness raising groups, ""Women's Liberation One,"" and with others helped to organized the first International Women's Day in Los Angeles in modern history. Later, in 1976, she became the first director of the Los Angeles Commission on Assaults Against Women (LACAAW).
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Robins, Joan
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker place of birth: Ohio; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Activist; Community leader
Document date: Undated
Organizations discussed: University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Locations discussed: Arizona; California; Los Angeles, CA; North America; Ohio; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Arizona; California; Feminism; Feminism--Los Angeles (Calif.); Los Angeles, CA; North America; Ohio; Oral history; United States; University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; Women--Services for; Women--Social conditions
Topics discussed - Other terms: Crenshaw Women's Center
ASP release: 2007-01
Document code: OHI0035345-38912