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Laws for women and children in British Columbia

Chapter headings : How British Columbia gets her laws : Our new laws : Women as citizens : Marriage : Divorce : Mother and child : Child welfare: Women and children in industry : Wife and mother's share in the estate : Wife's financial position : Protection of old age : Public health: Education ; Protection civil servants, soldier's dependents and military nurses.

Pro-choice records

  • AM1486
  • Fonds
  • [1960-2007]

The fonds consists of correspondence, notes, published items, audio cassettes and photographs all related to the pro-choice movement. Correspondence and notes pertain to various pro-choice groups and organizations. Published items include newspapers, newspaper clippings, magazines, newsletters, posters, pamphlets, leaflets, and articles. Audio cassettes pertain to the Everywoman's Health Centre which is an abortion clinic in Vancouver. Photographs depict various marches, rallies, and organizations put on by pro-choice groups. The majority of the fonds is reference materials, with a large percentage of newspaper clippings.
The fonds is arranged into 5 series: News, views, and actions of the pro-choice movement; Pro-choice groups; Anti-abortionists; Dr. Henry Morgentaler; and Audio cassettes.

Inspector Ken Edwards of city police tells members of Vancouver's Women's Caucus to leave Academy of Medicine building

Item is a photograph showing Inspector Ken Edwards of city police telling members of Vancouver's women's Caucus to leave Academy of Medicine building. Caption from Vancouver Express: "Inspector Ken Evans of the city police warns members of Vancouver Woman's Caucus that they must not invade private premises and disturb the peace. The women entered the Academy of Medicine building Friday in an effort to take their case legal abortions to the council of the B.C. College of Physicians and Surgeons. They left after Evans warned he would have to arrest them if they stayed."

[Real Feelings] : beauty : the road to oblivion

Item is an audio reel containing a recording of an episode of 'Real Feelings' entitled 'Beauty: The Road to Oblivion' investigating beauty standards and societal pressures. Description on case: "First broadcast: Jan. 19, 1976."

Pender Guy Program No. 3

Item is an audio reel containing a recording of Pender Guy Program No. 3. Program contents transcribed from the Pender Guy Card Catalog: "1. Introduction - Pender Guy Jingle 2. Introduction of program 3. Chinatown Introduction - Paul, Nancy 4. Skit: Chinatown without Chop Suey - Barry gets beaten up 5. Between Us Chinese - dialogue of Chinese Canadians - Tom, Shannon, Dominic 6. Inside Pender Guy confusion 7. War of the flea - Shannon, Carlo, Ann Soong interview, Nancy."

Bertha and Alma Act 3

Item is an audio tape containing a recording of a Bertha and Alma skit series entitled 'Bertha and Alma in the Miss Asian Queen Contest, Part 3 of 3'. Contents were used on Pender Guy Program # 70.

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