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American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT) Archives

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Abstract

Title:
American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT) Archives
Author/Creator:
American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT)
Collection number:
LAB 99-5
Size:
15.50 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1958-1970
Inclusive dates:
1947-1999 and undated
Collection Area:
Mass Media and Culture
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT) is the preeminent organization for women in the broadcasting industries. AWRT was founded in 1951 in response to the National Association of Broadcasters' decision to dissolve its women's division. Today, AWRT has over 2,000 members and is a powerful advocate, educator and supporter of women in communications. The AWRT Collection, which spans the years 1947 to 1999, mainly documents the organizations' yearly national conventions.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research use.

Preferred citation:

American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT) Archives, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Publication rights:

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials page for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.

Historical Note

The organization American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT) was formed in 1951 as a response to the National Association of Broadcasters's (NAB) decision to dissolve its women's division, the Association of Women Broadcasters. Edythe Meserand would serve as AWRT's first president.

With a stated mission to "advance the impact of women in the electronic media and allied fields by educating, advocating, and acting as a resource to our members and the industry," AWRT, as of 2004, has over 30 regional chapters throughout the country and a national membership of over 2,000.

Along with serving as an advocate for women in the broadcasting and cable industries, AWRT also provides job information services, professional development programs and works to provide networking opportunities for its members.

Since 1953, AWRT has staged a yearly national convention consisting of workshops, panel discussions and other events for its members. The AWRT has also over the years administered various awards including for may years the Silver Satellite Award for career achievement. Previous recipients have included Betty White, Marlo Thomas, Bob Hope, Marlene Sanders, and Mary Tyler Moore, among others.

In 1960, AWRT formed its Educational Foundation, the first broadcasting organization to ever do so. The Foundation sponsors educational programs, charitable activities, and scholarships. Its stated purpose is to "Use the media to create change through charitable, educational, and literary initiatives." Since 1975, the Foundation has presented its annual Gracie Allen Awards. The "Gracies" were created to recognize "positive and realistic portrayal of women in entertainment, commercials, news, features and other programs."

American Women in Radio and Television's headquarters is located in McLean, Virginia.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT) Archives consists of clippings, scrapbooks, convention programs, photos, booklets, manuals, correspondence, media, scripts, membership directories, press releases, minutes of meetings, and other materials. The collection spans the dates 1947 through 1999.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

The American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT) Archivescollection was donated to the Library of American Broadcasting by AWRT in 1989. The donation was overseen by AWRT's executive director at the time Terri Dickerson, and by Vi Shields also of AWRT.

Processing Information

Processed by:

Processed by Cary O'Dell, 2004

Encoded by:

EAD markup created using EAD database in Microsoft Access. Markup completed by Cary O'Dell, January 2005.

Arrangement of Collection

Organized as fourteen series:

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: General Business, 1958-1993; undated (2.50 linear feet)

This series contains primary material related to the organization, its mission and activities. It is organized into nine subseries.

Subseries 1.1: Application and Letters of Incorporation, 1963-1965 (2 folders)

Contains information related to the incorporation of AWRT, including correspondence, application forms and support documents. Arranged by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
General Business -- Application and Letters of Incorporation, 1963-1965series 1.1box 1folder 1
General Business -- Application and Letters of Incorporation, 1963-1965series 1.1box 1folder 2

Subseries 1.2: Annual Reports, 1964-1984 (2 folders)

This subseries contains the following reports: Educational Foundation Business Meeting, May 1964; Report of the AWR Nominations Committee, 1966; Progress Report and Budget, 1968; a 1968-1969 year-enreport from AWRT President Mary Dorr; Report of the President for Board of Directors Meeting, 1969; a report from the Educational Foundation from 1969; a 1971-72 one-page, year-end report from AWRT nation President Marianne Campbell; "Planning Process for AWRT, Inc.," March 1978; a 1981 report from Wilma Kriner to Martha Stanville; and Annual Report 1983-1984 (3 copies), the last is in brochure form. Arranged by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
General Business -- Annual Reports, 1964-1984series 1.2box 1folder 3
General Business -- Annual Reports, 1964-1984series 1.2box 1folder 4

Subseries 1.3: Board of Directors/Miscellaneous Bios, 1966; undated (1 folder)

Contains a 1966 list of the Board of Directors of AWRT as well as names and addresses for all chapter chairs.

Also contains one-page bios of: Nena Badenoch, Cecile Bost, Marianne B. Campbell, Audrey G. Hunt, Rose Blyth Kemp (with "head shot" attached), Janis E. Marvin, Timitha Pierce, Shirly Vanda, and Elle Wadley, ordered alphabetically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
General Business -- Board of Directors/Miscellaneous Bios, 1966series 1.3box 1folder 5

Subseries 1.4: Board of Trustees Education Foundation Minutes of Meetings, 1960-1977 (1.50 linear feet)

Although specific items may vary from file to file in this series most contain proposed minutes for upcoming meetings (for both the Board of Trustees and the Education Foundation). Often as well, files contain correspondence and/or confirmation regarding the venue for that year's convention. Arranged by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 5/8/60series 1.4box 1folder 6
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 6/5/60series 1.4box 1folder 7
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 9/16/60series 1.4box 1folder 8
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 1/27/60series 1.4box 1folder 9
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 5/1/61series 1.4box 1folder 10
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 7/7/61series 1.4box 1folder 11
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 10/13/61series 1.4box 1folder 12
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 1/19/61series 1.4box 1folder 13
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 4/30/62series 1.4box 1folder 14
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 10/12/62series 1.4box 1folder 15
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 1/25/63series 1.4box 1folder 16
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 6/29/63series 1.4box 1folder 17
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 9/7/63-9/8/63series 1.4box 1folder 18
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 2/22/64-2/-23/64series 1.4box 1folder 19
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 4/30/63series 1.4box 1folder 20
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 4/28/64series 1.4box 2folder 1
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 6/27/64-6/28/64series 1.4box 2folder 2
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 11/13/64-11/15/64series 1.4box 2folder 3
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 2/25/65-2/26/65series 1.4box 2folder 4
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 5/3/65-5/4/65series 1.4box 2folder 5
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 7/9/65-7/11/65series 1.4box 2folder 6
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 11/5/65-11/7/65series 1.4box 2folder 7
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 2/25/66-2/26/66series 1.4box 2folder 8
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 5/2/66-5/3/66series 1.4box 2folder 9
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 6/22/66-6/23/66series 1.4box 2folder 10
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 9/13/67-9/14/67series 1.4box 2folder 11
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 1/25/67-1/26/67series 1.4box 2folder 12
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 5/1/67-5/2/67series 1.4box 2folder 13
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 9/8/67-9/10/67series 1.4box 2folder 14
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 1/27/68series 1.4box 2folder 15
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 4/29/68-4/30/68series 1.4box 2folder 16
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 6/28/68-6/30/68series 1.4box 2folder 17
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 10/2/68-10/3/68series 1.4box 2folder 18
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 2/14/69-2/15/69series 1.4box 2folder 19
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 4/28/69-4/29/69series 1.4box 3folder 1
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 6/11/69-6/12/69series 1.4box 3folder 2
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 11/7/69-11/9/69series 1.4box 3folder 3
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 2/20/70-2/22/70series 1.4box 3folder 4
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 6/12/70-6/14/70series 1.4box 3folder 5
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 9/11/70-9/13/70series 1.4box 3folder 6
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 2/5/71-2/7/71series 1.4box 3folder 7
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 5/2/71series 1.4box 3folder 8
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 6/25/71-6/27/71series 1.4box 3folder 9
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 9/10/71-9/12/71series 1.4box 3folder 10
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 7/26/75series 1.4box 3folder 11
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 2/26/76series 1.4box 3folder 12
General Business -- Board of Trustees, 6/12/77series 1.4box 3folder 13
General Business -- Board of Trustees -- Other, undatedseries 1.4box 3folder 14

Subseries 1.5: Membership, 1958-1993 (3 folders)

This series concerns aspects of AWRT membership includes membership kits (1964-1968); membership directories (1958-1993); a copy of one-pager "Suggestions on What to Include When Talking to Writing to a Prospective Member" and two copies of a booklet from 1974 titled "A Profile of the Membership."

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
General Business -- Membership -- Membership Kits, 1958-1993series 1.5box 4folder 1
General Business -- Membership -- Directories, 1958-1993series 1.5box 4folder 2
General Business -- Membership -- Directories, 1958-1993series 1.5box 4folder 3

Subseries 1.6: Committees, 1963-1991 (0.50 linear feet)

As with any large organization, AWRT has within it various subgroups to handle specific tasks and achieve specified goals. This series concerns some of AWRT's one-time and currently existing committee including the Public Relations and Publicity Committees (1968-1970) contains correspondence and press releases); the Industry InformatioCommittee (1963-1966) (includes usage reports submitted to the Board of Directors, a sheet of frequently asked questions, and correspondence including copies of letters sent out as responses to questions posed to the Committee); and the Historical Committee (c. 1991). Arranged by committee name and by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
General Business -- Committees -- Press Releases, June 1968series 1.6box 5folder 1
General Business -- Committees -- Press Releases, July-Sept. 1968series 1.6box 5folder 2
General Business -- Committees -- Press Releases, Oct. 1968-Jan. 1969series 1.6box 5folder 3
General Business -- Committees -- Press Releases, 1968-1970series 1.6box 5folder 4
General Business -- Committees -- Press Releases, 1968-1970series 1.6box 5folder 5
General Business -- Committees -- Industry Info Committee, 1963series 1.6box 5folder 6
General Business -- Committees -- Industry Info Committee, 1964series 1.6box 5folder 7
General Business -- Committees -- Industry Info Committee, 1964series 1.6box 5folder 8
General Business -- Committees -- Industry Info Committee, 1964series 1.6box 5folder 9
General Business -- Committees -- Industry Info Committee, 1965series 1.6box 5folder 10
General Business -- Committees -- Industry Info Committee, 1965series 1.6box 5folder 11
General Business -- Committees -- Industry Info Committee, 1965series 1.6box 5folder 12
General Business -- Committees -- Industry Info Committee, 1965series 1.6box 5folder 13
General Business -- Committees -- Industry Info Committee, 1965series 1.6box 5folder 14
General Business -- Committees -- Industry Info Committee, 1966series 1.6box 5folder 15
General Business -- Committees -- Historical Committee, circa 1991series 1.6box 5folder 16

Subseries 1.7: Correspondence, 1958-1986 (1 folder)

Random correspondence--15 total items--sent to AWRT on various issues, from AWRT's vacation policy to questions about membership. Arranged by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
General Business -- Correspondence, 1958-1986series 1.7box 6folder 1

Subseries 1.8: Office Lease, 1980 (1 folder)

Contains 27 items including correspondence, floorplan, and other items regarding the AWRT headquarters at 1321 Connecticut Avenue NW in Washington, DC.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
General Business -- Office Lease, 1980series 1.8box 6folder 2

Subseries 1.9: AWRT Logo, 1959-1968 (1 folder)

Copies of clip art of revised AWRT logo and some correspondence related to same; a total of approximately 60-some items.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
General Business -- AWRT Logo, 1959-1968series 1.9box 6folder 3

Series 2: Sponsorship, 1976-1981; undated (16 folders)

As part of its mission, AWRT has over the years produced, sponsored and supported various public programs, forums, seminars and events. This series catalogs some of them, and is divided into five subseries.

Subseries 2.1: Workshops, circa 1981 (2 folders)

Contains list of workshops to be held at the 1981 AWRT convention as well as notes for workshop facilitators. Arranged by workshop name and by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Sponsorship -- Workshops, circa 1981series 2.1box 6folder 4
Sponsorship -- Workshops, circa 1981series 2.1box 6folder 5

Subseries 2.2: Broadcast Industry Forums, 1966-1976, undated (1 folder)

Materials (15 items total) related to a group of forums, begun in 1965, conducted by the Education Committee of AWRT. Arranged by forum name and date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Sponsorship -- Industry Forums, 1966-1976; undatedseries 2.2box 6folder 6

Subseries 2.3: AWRT International, 1963-1967 (11 folders)

During the 1960s, AWRT sponsored an exchange program where female broadcasters from other countries came to the United States to learn more about American broadcasting. This subseries includes the following years 1964, 1965, 1966 and 1967. Arranged by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Sponsorship -- International, 1963-1967series 2.3box 6folder 7
Sponsorship -- International, 1964series 2.3box 6folder 8
Sponsorship -- International, 1964series 2.3box 6folder 9
Sponsorship -- International, 1964series 2.3box 6folder 10
Sponsorship -- International, 1965series 2.3box 6folder 11
Sponsorship -- International, 1966series 2.3box 7folder 1
Sponsorship -- International, 1966series 2.3box 7folder 2
Sponsorship -- International, 1966series 2.3box 7folder 3
Sponsorship -- International, 1967series 2.3box 7folder 4
Sponsorship -- International, 1967series 2.3box 7folder 5
Sponsorship -- International, 1967series 2.3box 7folder 6

Subseries 2.4: AWRT Political Activities, 1974-1979, undated (1 folder)

Over the years, AWRT has thrown its support behind various causes and proposed legislation. This series contains letters and other materials related to various issues of AWRT concern, including affirmative action, television's advertising to children, and FCC intervention into programming content. Arranged by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Sponsorship -- AWRT Political Events, 1974-1979; undatedseries 2.4box 7folder 7

Subseries 2.5: Other, 1980; undated (1 folder)

This subseries contains the 1980 brochure "First Management Institute" and an undated one-page flier for the Educational Foundation's presentation of a seminar titled "The Inestimable Right."

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Sponsorship -- Other, 1980; undatedseries 2.5box 7folder 8

Series 3: Special Projects, 1962-1984 (2.00 linear feet)

Contains information related to various initiatives undertaken by the organization over the years, including AWRT's International Referral Center (1962-1964; undated); materials related to a proposed Film/TV/Radio Library (c. 1970), a large membership survey (1973-1974) and to the production and airing of the organization's Selective Viewing" PSAs (1977-1980). The series is divided into two subseries

Subseries 3.1: Public Relations, 1964-1970 (1.25 linear feet)

This subseries contains items pertaining to the Committee on Public Relations to Libraries (1964-1970), a film festival of library-produced media spots--TV commercials, programs, radio spots, radio shows, etc.--that "present the best evidence of library and media collaboration." Items arranged by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Special Projects -- Proposed Film/TV Library, c. 1970series 3.1box 7folder 9
Special Projects -- Referral Center, 1962-1964; undatedseries 3.1box 7folder 10
Special Projects -- "Selective Viewing" PSAs, 1977-1980series 3.1box 7folder 11
Special Projects -- Survey, 1973-1974series 3.1box 7folder 12
Special Projects -- Committee on Public Relations/Libraries -- Primary, 1964-1970series 3.1box 8folder 1
Special Projects -- Committee on Public Relations/Libraries -- Primary, 1964-1970series 3.1box 8folder 2
Special Projects -- Committee on Public Relations/Libraries -- Primary, 1964-1970series 3.1box 8folder 3
Special Projects -- Committee on Public Relations/Libraries -- Primary, 1964-1970series 3.1box 8folder 4
Special Projects -- Committee on Public Relations/Libraries -- Primary, 1964-1970series 3.1box 9folder 1
Special Projects -- Committee on Public Relations/Libraries -- Primary, 1964-1970series 3.1box 9folder 2
Special Projects -- Committee on Public Relations/Libraries -- Correspondence, 1964-1965series 3.1box 9folder 3
Special Projects -- Committee on Public Relations/Libraries -- Correspondence, 1/66-2/67series 3.1box 9folder 4
Special Projects -- Committee on Public Relations/Libraries -- Correspondence, 6/67series 3.1box 9folder 5
Special Projects -- Committee on Public Relations/Libraries -- Correspondence, 7/69-12/67series 3.1box 9folder 6
Special Projects -- Committee on Public Relations/Libraries -- Correspondence, 1968-1970series 3.1box 9folder 7
Special Projects -- Committee on Public Relations/Libraries -- Correspondence, undatedseries 3.1box 9folder 8
Special Projects -- Committee on Public Relations/Libraries -- Requests, 1964-1970series 3.1box 9folder 9
Special Projects -- Committee on Public Relations/Libraries -- Notes, 1964-1970series 3.1box 9folder 10
Special Projects -- Other -- Other, 1964-1970series 3.1box 9folder 11

Subseries 3.2: Oral History Project, 1976-1984 (0.75 linear feet)

In the mid-1970s, AWRT, in association with the NAB's Broadcast Pioneers Library (now the Library of American Broadcasting), began an oral histories initiative to record and archive one-on-one interviews with female radio and television pioneers. The initiative was done at both local and national levels, and involved interviewing women who had made a difference in their industry. (NOTE: The Library of American Broadcasting houses the original recordings of many of the AWRT's oral histories as well as transcripts of same. These can be searched at the Library's website at www.lib.umd.edu/LAB.) This subseries is arranged by type of item (letter, article, etc.) and then by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Special Projects -- Oral History -- Correspondence, 1976series 3.2box 10folder 1
Special Projects -- Oral History -- Correspondence, 1977series 3.2box 10folder 2
Special Projects -- Oral History -- Correspondence, 1978series 3.2box 10folder 3
Special Projects -- Oral History -- Correspondence, 1978series 3.2box 10folder 4
Special Projects -- Oral History -- Correspondence, 1978series 3.2box 10folder 5
Special Projects -- Oral History -- Correspondence, 1979series 3.2box 10folder 6
Special Projects -- Oral History -- Correspondence, 1979series 3.2box 10folder 7
Special Projects -- Oral History -- Correspondence, 1980series 3.2box 10folder 8
Special Projects -- Oral History -- Correspondence, 1981series 3.2box 10folder 9
Special Projects -- Oral History -- Correspondence, 1982series 3.2box 10folder 10
Special Projects -- Oral History -- Correspondence, 1983series 3.2box 10folder 11
Special Projects -- Oral History -- Correspondence, 1984series 3.2box 10folder 12
Special Projects -- Oral History -- Correspondence, Undatedseries 3.2box 10folder 13
Special Projects -- Oral History -- Guidelines, 1976-1984series 3.2box 11folder 1
Special Projects -- Oral History -- Guidelines, 1976-1984series 3.2box 11folder 2
Special Projects -- Oral History -- Address and Subject List, 1976-1984series 3.2box 11folder 3
Special Projects -- Oral History -- Articles, 1976-1984series 3.2box 11folder 4
Special Projects -- Oral History -- Others, 1976-1984series 3.2box 11folder 5

Series 4: Conferences and Conventions, 1953-1999 (1.50 linear feet)

This series includes documents related to the organization's yearly annual natioinal convention and other meetings. This series has four subseries.

Subseries 4.1: Regional Conferences, 1955-1985 (2 folders)

Materials related to various AWRT regional business and events. Includes: program from the 1955 NY chapter conference; a flier from a 1961 conference of the NY Chapter with speaker Lady Bird Johnson; invitation from the NY chapter to a Christmas party at Gracie Mansion in 1961; an October, 1964 program for the New York State Conference; "Tower Talk" newsletter from the Atlanta Chapter (probably 1965); an official notice from the NY City chapter of AWRT listing their nominations for their offices from 1967; a 1968 press release on the inaugural meeting of the Washington, DC chapter; attendee packets from the Northeast Area conference from 1968 and 1969; revised bylaws of NY Chapter from April of 1969; a May 1969 report on the NY chapter authored by Catharine Heinz; program from the 1970 regional conference of the East Central chapter held in Detroit; a program from the East Central Area (1977) held in Kentucky; a program from 1985 also for the Northeast Area conference; and a flier for the Washington, DC chapter from 1994, among other items. Ordered by year.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Conferences and Conventions -- Regional, 1955-1985series 4.1box 11folder 6
Conferences and Conventions -- Regional, 1955-1985series 4.1box 12folder 1

Subseries 4.2: Annual National Conventions, 1953-1999 (1.50 linear feet)

Beginning in 1953, AWRT has met annually in various cities to conduct business, present awards, recognize achievements and share ideas and experiences. This subseries documents those yearly conventions with bound programs, correspondence, meeting notes, and agendas. This subseries is arranged chronologically by date of convention.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1953series 4.2box 12folder 2
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1954series 4.2box 12folder 3
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1955series 4.2box 12folder 4
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1956series 4.2box 12folder 5
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1957series 4.2box 12folder 6
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1958series 4.2box 12folder 7
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1959series 4.2box 12folder 8
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1960series 4.2box 12folder 9
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1961series 4.2box 12folder 10
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1962series 4.2box 12folder 11
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1963series 4.2box 12folder 12
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1964series 4.2box 12folder 13
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1965series 4.2box 12folder 14
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1965series 4.2box 12folder 15
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1966series 4.2box 13folder 1
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1966series 4.2box 13folder 2
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1966series 4.2box 13folder 3
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1967series 4.2box 13folder 4
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1967series 4.2box 13folder 5
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1967series 4.2box 13folder 6
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1967series 4.2box 13folder 7
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1968series 4.2box 13folder 8
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1969series 4.2box 13folder 9
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1970series 4.2box 13folder 10
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1971series 4.2box 13folder 11
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1972series 4.2box 14folder 1
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1973series 4.2box 14folder 2
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1974series 4.2box 14folder 3
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1975series 4.2box 14folder 4
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1976series 4.2box 14folder 5
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1977series 4.2box 14folder 6
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1978series 4.2box 14folder 7
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1979series 4.2box 14folder 8
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1979series 4.2box 14folder 9
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1979series 4.2box 14folder 10
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1980series 4.2box 14folder 11
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1981series 4.2box 14folder 12
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1982series 4.2box 14folder 13
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1982series 4.2box 14folder 14
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1983series 4.2box 14folder 15
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1983series 4.2box 14folder 16
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1984series 4.2box 15folder 1
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1993series 4.2box 15folder 2
Conferences and Conventions -- National, 1999series 4.2box 15folder 3
Conferences and Conventions -- National -- Manuals, 1963-1969series 4.2box 15folder 4

Subseries 4.3: International Convention, 1969-1970 (2 folders)

Correspondence, programs, picture postcards, invitations, brochures, and other items, including a 67-page "Bulletin" from AWRT, concerning AWRT's first international convention held in London in 1970. There are 22 total items in this subseries. Arranged by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Conferences and Conventions -- International, 1969-1970series 4.3box 15folder 5
Conferences and Conventions -- International, 1969-1970series 4.3box 15folder 6

Subseries 4.4: Asian-American Women Broadcasters Conferences, 1965-1967 (2 folders)

Asian-American Women Broadcasters, a subgroup of AWRT, held their own informational conference twice, first in 1966, the second in 1967. Arranged by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Conferences and Conventions -- Asian-American Women's Conference, 1966series 4.4box 15folder 7
Conferences and Conventions -- Asian-American Women's Conference, 1967series 4.4box 15folder 8

Series 5: Publications, 1954-1994; undated (9 folders)

Contains "Program Resource Manual for AWRT Chapters (Supplement)" (2 copies, 1990 and 1991); two copies of "Chapter Treasurer's Handbook" (undated); a copy of "Chapter President's Protocol Handbook" (undated); and incomplete run of AWRT's official newsletter "News & Views" from between 1965 and 1985, and the Vol. 1, No. 1 issue of its "Industry Information Digest" from 1956. (There are 60 items in this series, some are located in oversize storage.) Arranged by type of publication and date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Publications -- Manuals and Handbooks, 1954-1994; undated series 5box 16folder 1
Publications -- Manuals and Handbooks, 1954-1994; undated series 5box 16folder 2
Publications -- Manuals and Handbooks, 1954-1994; undated series 5box 16folder 3
Publications -- Manuals and Handbooks, 1954-1994; undated series 5box 16folder 4
Publications -- Other AWRT-Produced Publications, 1954-1994; undated series 5box 16folder 5
Publications -- Other AWRT-Produced Publications, 1954-1994; undated series 5box 16folder 6
Publications -- Miscellaneous Booklets (Non-AWRT), 1954-1994; undated series 5box 16folder 7
Publications -- Miscellaneous Booklets (Non-AWRT), 1954-1994; undated series 5box 16folder 8
Publications -- Miscellaneous Booklets (Non-AWRT), 1954-1994; undated series 5box 16folder 9

Series 6: Clippings, 1956-1990 (0.50 linear feet)

Newspaper and magazine clippings mentioning the activities of AWRT and its officers and members. Also contains a collection of clips not related directly to AWRT but to various issues in public libraries and the broadcasting industry. All clips arranged by date. (See also Scrapbooks for additional clippings/articles.)

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Clippings, 1956 series 6box 17folder 1
Clippings, 1960 series 6box 17folder 2
Clippings, 1963 series 6box 17folder 3
Clippings, 1964 series 6box 17folder 4
Clippings, 1965 series 6box 17folder 5
Clippings, 1966 series 6box 17folder 6
Clippings, 1968 series 6box 17folder 7
Clippings, 1969 series 6box 17folder 8
Clippings, 1970 series 6box 17folder 9
Clippings, 1971 series 6box 17folder 10
Clippings, 1972 series 6box 17folder 11
Clippings, 1973-1975 series 6box 17folder 12
Clippings, 1981 series 6box 17folder 13
Clippings, 1983 series 6box 17folder 14
Clippings, 1984 (Jan.-May) series 6box 17folder 15
Clippings, 1984 (June-Dec.) series 6box 17folder 16
Clippings, 1990 series 6box 17folder 17
Clippings, Undated series 6box 17folder 18
Clippings, Undatd series 6box 17folder 19

Series 7: Certificates and Awards, 1968-1999; undated (0.50 linear foot)

During its history, AWRT has presented various awards, for varying durations, to its members and to men and women in the broadcast industries including the Silver Satellite Award (1968-1983) (includes Records, documentation, and photos); the National Safety Council (1963-1967) (contains correspondence, press releases, brochures, photos, and National Safety Council newsletters); the Robert Eastman House (1964-1967); the Golden Mike (1959-1971) (contains memos, correspondence, press releases, and photo); SESAC (a performing rights association who briefly partnered with AWRT to present three annual awards to female broadcasters) (1971-1974); Commendation Awards (c. 1984); Star Awards (c. 1999); and a list of "First Woman" Nominations (undated). Also includes a 1979 AWRT-generated promotional list of "Honors, Achievements & Recognition of Members of AWRT in Job Related and Community Service Areas" and other materials. Arranged by award name and then by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Certificates and Awards -- Silver Satellite, 1968-1983 series 7box 18folder 1
Certificates and Awards -- Silver Satellite, 1968-1983 series 7box 18folder 2
Certificates and Awards -- Silver Satellite, 1968-1993 series 7box 18folder 3
Certificates and Awards -- Silver Satellite -- Photos, 1968-1993 series 7box 18folder 4
Certificates and Awards -- National Safety Council, 1963-1967 series 7box 18folder 5
Certificates and Awards -- Eastman House, 1964-1967 series 7box 18folder 6
Certificates and Awards -- Golden Mike, 1959-1971 series 7box 18folder 7
Certificates and Awards -- SESAC, 1971-1974 series 7box 18folder 8
Certificates and Awards -- SESAC, 1971-1974 series 7box 18folder 9
Certificates and Awards -- Commendation, c. 1984 series 7box 18folder 10
Certificates and Awards -- Star Award, c. 1999 series 7box 18folder 11
Certificates and Awards -- First Woman, undated series 7box 18folder 12
Certificates and Awards -- Certificates, undated series 7box 18folder 13
Certificates and Awards -- Awards List, 1970 series 7box 18folder 14
Certificates and Awards -- Other, 1956 series 7box 18folder 15

Series 8: Speeches, 1974-1977; undated (1 folder)

Transcripts of seven speeches made at various AWRT events. Includes: "Juvenile Media: Women and Children Last" by Jane Schulman (1974); "Giving Sexist Language the Business" by Alma Graham (1974); "Woman's Place" by Marlene Sanders (1974); "The Year of the Woman" by Ellen Cohn (1974); "What Can a Union Do for You" by Kitty Krupat (1974); "The Creeping Loss of Liberty" by Mary Jean Parson (1977); "Broadcasting As I See It" by Marion Stephenson (1978); "Careers in Broadcasting" by Marianne B. Campbell (undated); "Communications via Educational Television" by Sara E. Drake (undated); "Grab Your Share of PSA" by Sue Lassen (undated); "Hungry for Hope" by Dorothy Lewis (undated); and "What Is AWRT" by Virginia Pate (undated). Arranged by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Speeches, 1974-1977; imdated series 8box 19folder 1

Series 9: Television Information Office (TIO)/Catharine Heinz, 1956-1998 (1.25 linear feet)

This series contains information and materials pertaining to the Television Information Office and to its long-time librarian Catherine Heinz. The exact reason for the inclusion of these materials in this collection is not understood at this time.

This series is organized into eight subseries.

Subseries 9.1: Catharine Heinz--Bio Material and Photos, 1962-1970; undated (6 folders)

Various clippings and photocopies (34 total items) of press mentions of Ms. Heinz including ones in "Broadcasting Magazine" and "Library Journal" as well as nine black and white photos of Ms. Heinz from over the years. Also includes materials related to Columbia University Alumni Day, several typed book reviewers written by Ms. Heinz, and materials related to the 1962 "Gale Source Book Series" for which Ms. Heinz was approached to be an editor. Materials arranged by type and then by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
TIO -- Catharine Heinz Bio Material, 1962-1970; undatedseries 9.1box 19folder 2
TIO -- Catharine Heinz Photos, undatedseries 9.1box 19folder 3
TIO -- Columbia University, 1962-1970; undatedseries 9.1box 19folder 4
TIO -- Book Reviews, 1962-1970; undatedseries 9.1box 19folder 5
TIO -- Gale Source Book Series, 1962series 9.1box 19folder 6
TIO -- Gale Source Book Series, 1962series 9.1box 19folder 7

Subseries 9.2: General Business, 1961-1966; undated (1 folder)

File containing a flow chart of TIO's operations and other procedural items including a 1966-1967 summary of all requests fielded by TIO's library. Eleven total items, arranged by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
TIO -- General Business, 1961-1966; undatedseries 9.2box 20folder 1

Subseries 9.3: Correspondence, 1959-1970 (4 folders)

Various communiqués (42 total items), largely "thank you" notes, sent to Heinz including letters from NBC, Agnes Law, New York City Public Library, Columbia University, and the US Treasury Department. Correspondence is sequenced by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
TIO -- Correspondence (to C. Heinz), 1956-1968series 9.3box 20folder 2
TIO -- Correspondence (to C. Heinz), 1970-1971, und.series 9.3box 20folder 3
TIO -- Correspondence (from C. Heinz), 1960-1971series 9.3box 20folder 4
TIO -- Correspondence (general), 1963-1970; undatedseries 9.3box 20folder 5

Subseries 9.4: News/Clippings, 1959-1970; undated (2 folders)

Clippings are arranged by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
TIO -- Clippings, 1959-1965series 9.4box 20folder 6
TIO -- Clippings, 1959-1965series 9.4box 20folder 7

Subseries 9.5: Publications, 1960-1971; undated (3 folders)

Copies of a booklet "Television Careers: A Bibliography" (TIO, 1962) and two copies of TIO's newsletter, "InformaTIOn," from October of 1966 and April of 1971; one copy of lengthy report labeled "A Sampling of Responses to T.I.O. Activity & Publications; For Carl Burkland, March, 1971, as well as a handful of TIO press releases. Eighteen total items, arranged by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
TIO -- Press Releases, 1970; undatedseries 9.5box 20folder 8
TIO -- Publications, 1960-1971series 9.5box 20folder 9
TIO -- AHIL, 1962-1967series 9.5box 20folder 10

Subseries 9.6: Seminars, Workshops, and Events, 1966-1999; undated (5 folders)

Brief collection of notes, correspondence and background material on the topic of the formulation of a national association of charter schools; various reports and clippings from all over the country on art centers, art councils, and art information centers; a program for the 1962 annual meeting of the Association of Hospital and Institutional Libraries (AHIL) and a copy of a Fall 1967 newsletter from the AHIL; materials related to a Healthcare Customer Service Workshop in 1998; and to a series of public programs, co-produced by TIO, AWRT and Gene Barnes of McFadden, Strauss, Eddy & Irwin. Finally, AWRT specifically sponsored a seminar in 1964 titled "Profile of Broadcasting." There are 41 total items in this subseries. All items are organized by type of event and then by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
TIO -- Healthcare Customer Service Workshop, 1988series 9.6box 20folder 11
TIO -- Gene Barnes, 1963-1965series 9.6box 20folder 12
TIO -- Arts Councils, 1969-1970series 9.6box 21folder 1
TIO -- Arts Councils, 1969-1970series 9.6box 21folder 2
TIO -- Charter Schools, 1999; undatedseries 9.6box 21folder 3

Subseries 9.7: Special Interests, 1966-1967 (1 folders)

Notes and correspondence pertaining to a study undertaken by A.W. Bluem on the type of public requests that are fielded by TIO as well as by the networks and by various sight-and-sound archive collections. There are 37 items in this subseries. Arranged by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
TIO -- Bluem Project, 1966-1967series 9.7box 21folder 4

Subseries 9.8: Other, 1956-1967; undated (6 foldes)

Contains various Xeroxed reports/clips about an old Nyscoa House Organ, as well as clipped cartoons and other miscellaneous fodder. Also includes printed matter (programs, journals, newsletters, etc.) from various outside groups, including 9 newsletters from the School of Library Science at Columbia; 45 TIO information request cards; and handwritten scraps containing notes, figures, phone numbers, etc. There are 61 total items in this subseries.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
TIO -- "Library Service News", 1956-1967; undatedseries 9.8box 21folder 5
TIO -- Request Cards, 1956-1967; undatedseries 9.8box 21folder 6
TIO -- Notes, 1956-1967; undatedseries 9.8box 21folder 7
TIO -- Other, 1956-1967; undatedseries 9.8box 21folder 8
TIO -- Other, 1956-1967; undatedseries 9.8box 21folder 9
TIO -- Outside Newsletters, 1956-1967; undatedseries 9.8box 21folder 10

Series 10: Association of Women Broadcasters (AWB), 1947-1951 (3 folders)

This series contains various items--26 total--related to the organization AWB that was the precursor to AWRT. The origins of AWRT are documented through copies of speeches, newsletters ("The Beam," the newsletter of the AWB), correspondence, an AWB program for their convention in 1949 in Chicago, a business report from 1950, membership and committee lists, minutes of meetings, and other items. Arranged by date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Association of Women Broadcasters, 1947-1951 series 10box 22folder 1
Association of Women Broadcasters, 1947-1951 series 10box 22folder 2
Association of Women Broadcasters, 1947-1951 series 10box 22folder 3

Series 11: Miscellaneous, 1958-1980, undated (5 folders)

Odd assortment of clipped cartoons, fortune cookie fortunes; drafts of want ads; 1958 program for McCall's Golden Mike awards; a 1980 seating list for an "awards banquet" from the Broadcast Pioneers Library; a 1971 program for an "AWRT Harvest Dinner and Hoe-Down!" at the Veterans Hall in Cooperstown, NY; a seating list for an awards banquet held by the Broadcast Pioneers (Washington Chapter) in 1980; an undated transcript labeled "AWRT-Advisory Council"; transcript for the "AWRT-Advisory Council"; transcript (undated) for a "women's" newscast delivered over WDGY by broadcaster Gertrude Lewis; a copy of the final McBride Commission Report as published by the World Press Freedom Committee (1980)

This sereis also includes a hodgepodge of clips, notes, library forms, brochures and newsletters. None are specifically from, to or concerning AWRT or TIO but were collected (probably by Catharine Heinz) under the term "Brainstorms."

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Other -- World Press Freedom Committee, 1980 series 11box 22folder 4
Other, undated series 11box 22folder 5
Other, undated series 11box 22folder 6
Other, undated series 11box 22folder 7
Other, undated series 11box 22folder 8

Series 12: Photographs, 1951-1996, undated (4.50 linear feet)

Prints, negatives, slides and contact sheets recording almost every aspect of AWRT's history and work. Many individuals in the photos are unidentified. (NOTE: Photos specifically pertaining to other actions/business of AWRT may be filed with their respective series.)

This series is organized into the following nine subseries.

Subseries 12.1: AWRT Presidents, undated (3 folders)

Contains 30 "head shots" of the following AWRT Presidents: Edythe Meserand, Wilma H. Krimer, Saidie Adwon, Jane E. Cohen, Patricia L. Nealin, Elaine Pitts, Rose Blyth Kemp, Marianne B. Campbell, Marion Corwell Shertzer, Mary Dorr, Krin C. Holzhauser, Julie Chase Fuller, Dora Cosse Bill, Esther Van Wagoner Tufty, Timatha S. Pierce, Margaret Mary Kearney, Elizabeth Bain, Patricia L. Nealin, Martha Crane, Montez Tjaden, Nena Badenoch, Edythe Fern Melrose, Jane Dalton, and Doris Corwith. On prints.

This subseries also includes informal portraits and candids of AWRT's first national President, Edythe Meserand.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Photos -- Past AWRT Presidents -- Edythe Meserand, undatedseries 12.1box 23folder 1
Photos -- Past AWRT Presidents, undatedseries 12.1box 23folder 2
Photos -- Past AWRT Presidents, undatedseries 12.1box 23folder 3

Subseries 12.2: Officers, Staff and Board of Directors, undated (2 folders)

Contains photos of the following: Jane Barton, Nena Badenoch, Helen Brattrud, Anne Chace, Susan Dimik, Mary Dorr, Julie Chase Fuller, Eva Gibson, Bette Gillespie, Jeanette Greer, Sylvia Goldstein, Susan Harrison, Alice Heineke, Joanne Clark Hilton, Krin Holzhauser, Tomi Jackson, Margaret Jones, Lillian Lang, Edythe Fern Melrose, Julie Nolan, Audrey Olson, Mary O'Shields, Francine P. Proulx, Dolores Ryan, Kathryn Schmeltzer, Alice Sturgis, Diane Sutter, Forrest Webster, and Susan Ziller. On prints.

This subseries also contains seven posed group shots of the National Committee of 1968-1969. No other information provided.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Photos -- National Committees, 1968-1969series 12.2box 23folder 4
Photos -- AWRT Officiers and Staff, undatedseries 12.2box 23folder 5

Subseries 12.3: Regional Chapters, undated (2 folders)

These photos are from meetings and activities of the following chapters: Atlanta, Chattanooga, "Gateway," New England, New York, Northeast Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, South Central, Southeast, Southwest, Southern, Tulsa and Washington, DC.

Pictured are: Saidie Adwon, Douglas A. Anello, Clara Antonetti , Roy Bacus, Pearl Bailey, Jane Barbe, Joan Barry, Edward S. Barsky, Wynne Casey Bensen, Helen Bowman, Ada Redd Browning, Nancy Parker Bundgus, Margoire Burditt, Robert V. Cahill, Tammye Carter, Patty Cavin, Julie Chase, Grover C. Cobb, Shirl Conway, Claire Crawford, Terri Dickerson, David B. Dobson, Marilyn Donahue, Mary Dorr, Clara Durango, Mollie Cobb, Harold Essex, Ann Fellows, Dakin Ferris, Florey Fiorani, Linda Faye Ford, Julie Chase Fuller, Marisa Garcia, Marion Granger, Barbara Greenberg, Mel Grossman, Helen Hall, Lois Hanevold, Frank Harden, Jack Hauser, Bourke Hickenlooper, Lister Hill, Krin Holzhauser, Phyllis Ingram, Edward T. Jancewicz, Audrey Jones, Eva Kaplan, Belva Keyworth, Carol King, Robert E. Lee, Sondra Lee, Barbara Linebarger, Betty McCabe, Duncan McDonald, Pat McGee, Louise Morgan, Francis K. Murray, Yvonne Neck, Carolyn Stewart, Mary O'Shields, Jeta Pace, Mary Pearl, Louis C. Perulla, Sherry Phillips, Grady Claire Porter, Susan Powter, Judy Pryor, Stan Raymond, Gail Ripple, Judi Sue Robin, W.D. "Dub" Rogers, Libby Schimmelfenning, Shelby Scott, Catherine Shaffer, John Stevens, Jerry Springer, Rose Ruth Stoehr, Montez Tjaden, Vincent T. Wasilewski, Fay Gills Wells, Isabelt Whittaker, Alice Widener, Charles Wieland, Anna Wilson, and Betty Zolper. On prints.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Photos -- Regional, undatedseries 12.3box 23folder 6
Photos -- Regional, undatedseries 12.3box 23folder 7

Subseries 12.4: Conventions, 1959-1966; undated (2.00 linear feet)

This subseries contains photographic prints showing candid and formal moments of the annual AWRT conventions. These photographs are arranged chronologically by date of convention. (See box inventory for names of people appearing in the photographs; larger group shots are located in oversize storage.)

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Photos -- Convention, 1951series 12.4box 23folder 8
Photos -- Convention, 1952series 12.4box 23folder 9
Photos -- Convention, 1953series 12.4box 23folder 10
Photos -- Convention, 1954series 12.4box 23folder 11
Photos -- Convention, 1956series 12.4box 23folder 12
Photos -- Convention, 1958series 12.4box 23folder 13
Photos -- Convention, 1959series 12.4box 24folder 1
Photos -- Convention, 1959series 12.4box 24folder 2
Photos -- Convention, 1959series 12.4box 24folder 3
Photos -- Convention, 1960series 12.4box 24folder 4
Photos -- Convention, 1960series 12.4box 24folder 5
Photos -- Convention, 1960series 12.4box 24folder 6
Photos -- Convention, 1961series 12.4box 24folder 7
Photos -- Convention, 1962series 12.4box 24folder 8
Photos -- Convention, 1962series 12.4box 24folder 9
Photos -- Convention, 1963series 12.4box 24folder 10
Photos -- Convention, 1964series 12.4box 24folder 11
Photos -- Convention, 1964series 12.4box 24folder 12
Photos -- Convention, 1964series 12.4box 24folder 13
Photos -- Convention, 1965series 12.4box 24folder 14
Photos -- Convention, 1965series 12.4box 24folder 15
Photos -- Convention, 1965series 12.4box 24folder 16
Photos -- Convention, 1965series 12.4box 24folder 17
Photos -- Convention, 1965series 12.4box 24folder 18
Photos -- Convention, 1965series 12.4box 24folder 19
Photos -- Convention, 1966series 12.4box 25folder 1
Photos -- Convention, 1967series 12.4box 25folder 2
Photos -- Convention, 1968series 12.4box 25folder 3
Photos -- Convention, 1968-1969series 12.4box 25folder 4
Photos -- Convention, 1970series 12.4box 25folder 5
Photos -- Convention, 1971series 12.4box 25folder 6
Photos -- Convention, 1975series 12.4box 25folder 7
Photos -- Convention, 1976series 12.4box 25folder 8
Photos -- Convention, 1977series 12.4box 25folder 9
Photos -- Convention, 1978?series 12.4box 26folder 1
Photos -- Convention, 1981series 12.4box 26folder 2
Photos -- Convention, 1981series 12.4box 26folder 3
Photos -- Convention, 1981series 12.4box 26folder 4
Photos -- Convention, 1981series 12.4box 26folder 5
Photos -- Convention, 1981series 12.4box 26folder 6
Photos -- Convention, 1983series 12.4box 26folder 7
Photos -- Convention, 1983series 12.4box 26folder 8
Photos -- Convention, 1985series 12.4box 26folder 9
Photos -- Convention, 1985series 12.4box 26folder 10
Photos -- Convention, 1988series 12.4box 26folder 11
Photos -- Convention, 1989series 12.4box 27folder 1
Photos -- Convention, 1990series 12.4box 27folder 2
Photos -- Convention, 1990series 12.4box 27folder 3
Photos -- Convention, 1991series 12.4box 27folder 4
Photos -- Convention, 1993series 12.4box 27folder 5
Photos -- Convention, 1995series 12.4box 27folder 6
Photos -- Convention, 1995series 12.4box 27folder 7
Photos -- Convention, 1995series 12.4box 27folder 8
Photos -- Convention, 1995series 12.4box 27folder 9
Photos -- Convention, 1996series 12.4box 27folder 10
Photos -- Convention, 1996series 12.4box 27folder 11
Photos -- Convention, 1996series 12.4box 28folder 1
Photos -- Convention, 1996series 12.4box 28folder 2
Photos -- Convention, 1996series 12.4box 28folder 3
Photos -- Convention -- Miscellaneous, undatedseries 12.4box 28folder 4
Photos -- Convention -- Miscellaneous, undatedseries 12.4box 28folder 5
Photos -- Convention -- Miscellaneous, undatedseries 12.4box 28folder 6

Subseries 12.5: Commendations, 1966-1996; undated (1.50 linear feet)

This subseries contains photographic prints showing candid and formal poses of persons commended by AWRT. These photographs are arranged chronologically by date of convention. (See box inventory for names of people appearing in the photographs; larger group shots are located in oversize storage.)

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Photos -- Commendations, 1991series 12.5box 28folder 7
Photos -- Commendations, 1992series 12.5box 28folder 8
Photos -- Commendations, 1993series 12.5box 28folder 9
Photos -- Commendations, 1993series 12.5box 28folder 10
Photos -- Commendations, 1994series 12.5box 29folder 1
Photos -- Commendations, 1994series 12.5box 29folder 2
Photos -- Commendations, 1994series 12.5box 29folder 3
Photos -- Commendations, 1994series 12.5box 29folder 4
Photos -- Commendations, 1994series 12.5box 29folder 5
Photos -- Commendations, 1994series 12.5box 29folder 6
Photos -- Commendations, 1994series 12.5box 29folder 7
Photos -- Commendations, 1994series 12.5box 29folder 8
Photos -- Commendations, 1994series 12.5box 29folder 9
Photos -- Commendations, 1994series 12.5box 29folder 10
Photos -- Commendations, 1995series 12.5box 29folder 11
Photos -- Commendations, 1996series 12.5box 30folder 1
Photos -- Commendations, 1996series 12.5box 30folder 2
Photos -- Commendations, 1996series 12.5box 30folder 3
Photos -- Commendations, 1996series 12.5box 30folder 4
Photos -- Commendations, 1996series 12.5box 30folder 5
Photos -- Commendations, 1996series 12.5box 30folder 6
Photos -- Commendations, 1996series 12.5box 30folder 7
Photos -- Commendations, 1996series 12.5box 30folder 8
Photos -- Commendations, 1996series 12.5box 31folder 1
Photos -- Commendations, 1996series 12.5box 31folder 2
Photos -- Commendations, 1996series 12.5box 31folder 3
Photos -- Commendations, undatedseries 12.5box 31folder 4
Photos -- Commendations, undatedseries 12.5box 31folder 5
Photos -- Commendations -- Awards, undatedseries 12.5box 31folder 6

Subseries 12.6: International Exchange Program, 1964-1967; undated (5 folders)

Photos (168) from AWRT's exchange program in which female broadcasters from other countries toured America. Photos feature, among others, Eiko Anno, Elizabeth Bain, Wan Ming Chin, Goh Thean Chy, Martha Crane, Phil Donahue, Bae Dong-Soon, Arthur Fiedler, Julie Chase Fuller, Ehlimana Hadzihasanovic, Helen Hall, Mimi Hoffmeir, Mrs. Hubert Humphrey, Aysel Idil, Margaret Mary Kearney, Cordelia Kelly, Sheldon Krys, Frieda Moloke Kima, Randi Solveig Lie, Felicity Muganwa, Joan Murray, Maria Virginia Escobedo Parra, Irene Rietschel, Edvick Shayboub, Ogenia Simchoni, Irena Sobierajska, Basima Solaiman, Hiam Tabbaa, Maro Theodossiadou, Esther Van Wagoner Tufty, John A. Volpe, Irena Vrkljan, Walter, Rituko Yasir and Suh Young-Lee. On prints with one slide.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Photos -- International, 1996series 12.6box 31folder 7
Photos -- International, 1996series 12.6box 31folder 8
Photos -- International, undatedseries 12.6box 31folder 9
Photos -- International, undatedseries 12.6box 31folder 10
Photos -- International, undatedseries 12.6box 31folder 11
Photos -- International - Tour of Greece, undatedseries 12.6box 31folder 12

Subseries 12.7: Individual Photos, undated (1 folder)

Contains posed "head shots" (29 total) of: Nena Badenoch, Marianne Campbell, Marion Corwell, Marianne Faulkner, Pat Fontaine, Audrey Hunt, Margaret Mary Kearney, Muriel Kennedy, Alice K. Leopold, Mary McKenna, Patricia Nealin, Mary Jean Parson, Virginia Pate, Timmi Pierce, and Mary Signorielli. On prints.

Undated photos (138) of the following: Jim Aberle, Barbara Avedon, Elizabeth Bain, Dorese Bell, Marlene Belles (AWRT President, testifying to the Senate Commerce Committee; James Winston of the National Assoc. of Black-Owned Broadcasters is also pictured), Gladys Blair, Zepha Bogert, Dean Burch, Robert V. Cahill, Liz Carpenter, Norma Carpenter, Bill Condit, Betty Corday, Doris Corwith, Clayton J. Cosse, Dora Cosse, Norma Cox, Gene D'Angelo, Clark Davidson, Freida Day-Paige, Sue Dimick, Helen Disenhaus, Harold Fellows, Pat Felton, Muriel Fox, Pauline Frederick, Julie Chase Fullerm, Virginia Graham, Livia Granito, Jean Green, Marianne Ham, Mary Harris, E.K. Hartenbower, Ro Nita Hawes-Saunders, Don Elliot Heald, Krin Holzhauser, Nancy Hughes, Marie Hulbert, Audrey Hunt, Doris Kaler, Barbara Keane, Helen Kimball, Phyllis Knight, Fran Neiman LaFacle, Betsy Hayes Lambert, James T. Larkin, Fran Lee, Elizabeth Leonard, Dorothy Lewis, Art Linkletter, Bob Lowe, Jr., Patricia Mahoney, Molly Martin, Barbara McLean, Patricia Nealin, Patricia Niekamp, Pat Nixon, Jacqueline Nokes, Jackie Olsen, Virginia Pate, Clark Pollock, Grady Claire Porter, Wesley Powell, Gov. George Ranney, Ronald Reagan, Frank Reynolds, C.B. "Rik" Rogers, Dolores Ryan, Rosalind Ross, Marlene Sanders, Lorrie Secrest, Joel Sebastian, Freddie Seymour, Shirley Shanahan, Edward P. Shwick, Shirley M. Smith, W.P. Sosh, Connie Stackpole, Bob Taft, Jack Valenti, Esther Van Wagoner Tufty, Suzanne Wallace, Peggy Walton, Donald Washbourn, Jan Weir, Paul S. Welles, and Betty Zolper. On prints.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Photos -- Head Shots, undatedseries 12.7box 32folder 1

Subseries 12.8: "VIPs", undated (4 folders)

Contains photos ("head shots") (99 total) of various individuals who have spoken to, or been awarded by, or somehow involved with AWRT. Includes: Lee Phillip (Bell), Bob & Ray, David Brinkley, Robert V. Cahill, Patty Cavin, Donald O. Clifton, LeRoy Collins, Fairfax Cone, Walter Cronkite, Nancy Dickerson, Elizabeth Dole, Robert Dole, Elizabeth Drews, Elmo Ellis, Fred Friendly, Dorothy Fuldheim, Frank Gaither, Dave Garroway, Beverly Gibson, Mel Grossman, Bob Hope, Marie Hulbert, Fannie Hurst, Dean Jones, Kensinger Jones, Kay Koplovitz, "Kukla, Fran & Ollie," Robert E. Lee, Philip Lesly, Alice Leopold, Art Linkletter, Marya Mannes, Thompson Mitchell, Edwin Newman, Ellen Paterson, Daniel S. Paulsen, Jane Pauley, John B. Quinn, Ronald Reagan, Eleanor Roosevelt, Marlene Sanders, Thomas Sarnoff, Bob Schulman, Jo Jo Shutty-MacGregor, Adali Stevenson, Caskie Stinnett, Irving Stone, Basil Thornton, Mike Wallace, Barbara Walters, Pat Weaver, Av Westin, Paul Williams, Sarah Vaughn, Ralph Yarborough, and Sam Yorty. On prints.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Photos -- VIPs, undatedseries 12.8box 32folder 2
Photos -- VIPs, undatedseries 12.8box 32folder 3
Photos -- VIPs, undatedseries 12.8box 32folder 4
Photos -- VIPs, undatedseries 12.8box 32folder 5

Subseries 12.9: Miscellaneous, 1965-1994; undated (0.50 linear feet)

This subseries contains smaller files of other AWRT photographs, including:

Color and black and white snapshots (plus a few picture postcards) documenting a group of AWRT members who took a 1983 trip through Greece. On prints.

Action photos titled "Women at Work" of an unidentified woman operating a film chain. On prints.

Undated photos of AWRT's various offices from over the years. The earlier black-and-white photos feature, among others, Bette Doolittle, Frank Farrell, Henrietta Kish, Edythe Fern Melrose, and Eleanor Roosevelt. On prints.

Blank photo order forms and some correspondence from various entities along the lines of, "Enclosed are the photos from."

Assorted negatives for photographs included in this collection.

Odds and ends of photo collection: a black-and-white seascape; portrait of the St. Monica's Church choir (c. 1950s); photo of a regional meeting of the NAB in San Francisco featuring Hugh Feltis, Art Westlund, William Smullen, Louis Avery, Paul Bartlett, T.B. Palmer, and Harold Ryan; photo of painted "Welcome" sign at an unidentified AWRT convention; photo of TV "weathergirls" Linda Fay and Elain Belk from two Atlanta-based stations (c. 1950s); Christmas time photo featuring "Santa," two "Gas Light Girls" and an injured soldier at Walter Reed Hospital; Laurie Molnar Nalley looks on in the photo.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Photos -- Miscellaneous, undatedseries 12.9box 32folder 6
Photos -- Miscellaneous, undatedseries 12.9box 32folder 7
Photos -- "Women at Work", undatedseries 12.9box 33folder 1
Photos -- Offices, undatedseries 12.9box 33folder 2
Photos -- Miscellaneous, undatedseries 12.9box 33folder 3
Photos -- Miscellaneous, undatedseries 12.9box 33folder 4
Photos -- Miscellaneous, undatedseries 12.9box 33folder 5
Photos -- Miscellaneous, undatedseries 12.9box 33folder 6
Photos -- Miscellaneous, undatedseries 12.9box 33folder 7
Photos -- Miscellaneous, undatedseries 12.9box 33folder 8
Photos -- Miscellaneous, undatedseries 12.9box 33folder 9
Photos -- Miscellaneous, undatedseries 12.9box 33folder 10
Photos -- Miscellaneous, undatedseries 12.9box 33folder 11
Photos -- Negatives, undatedseries 12.9box 33folder 12
Photos -- Negatives, undatedseries 12.9box 33folder 13
Photos -- Documents Related To, undatedseries 12.9box 33folder 14

Series 13: Scrapbooks, 1938-1980; undated (3.25 linear feet)

This series contains ten scrapbooks, all oversize, contaning various newspaper and magazine clippings related to AWRT activities and (mainly) to its yearly convention. Also includes cloth-bound "Book of Remembrance" (7 1/2" x 10") from the Foundation, though almost nothing has been written inside it.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Scrapbook -- #2, 1954 series 13box 34folder 1
Scrapbook -- #2, 1954 series 13box 34folder 2
Scrapbook -- #2, 1954 series 13box 34folder 3
Scrapbook -- #3, 1956 series 13box 34folder 4
Scrapbook -- #5, 1965 series 13box 34folder 5
Scrapbook -- #7, 1966 series 13box 34folder 6
Scrapbook -- #7, 1966 series 13box 34folder 7
Scrapbook -- #8, August-September 1966 series 13box 34folder 8
Scrapbook -- #8, October 1966 series 13box 34folder 9
Scrapbook -- #8, November 1966 series 13box 34folder 10
Scrapbook -- #8, December 1966 series 13box 34folder 11
Scrapbook -- #8, January 1967 series 13box 34folder 12
Scrapbook -- #8, February 1967 series 13box 34folder 13
Scrapbook -- #8, March 1967 series 13box 34folder 14
Scrapbook -- #8, April 1967 series 13box 34folder 15
Scrapbook -- #8, May 1967 series 13box 34folder 16
Scrapbook -- #8, June 1967 series 13box 34folder 17
Scrapbook -- #8, July 1967 series 13box 34folder 18
Scrapbook -- #8, August 1967 series 13box 34folder 19
Scrapbook -- #8, undated series 13box 34folder 20
Scrapbook -- #9, 1966-1967; undated series 13box 34folder 21
Scrapbook -- #9, 1966-1967; undated series 13box 34folder 22
Scrapbook -- #9, 1966-1967; undated series 13box 34folder 23
Scrapbook -- #9, 1966-1967; undated series 13box 34folder 24
Scrapbook -- #9, 1966-1967; undated series 13box 34folder 25
Scrapbook -- #9, 1966-1967; undated series 13box 34folder 26
Scrapbook -- #9, 1966-1967; undated series 13box 34folder 27
Scrapbook -- #9, 1966-1967; undated series 13box 35folder 1
Scrapbook -- #9, 1966-1967; undated series 13box 35folder 2
Scrapbook -- #9, 1966-1967; undated series 13box 35folder 3
Scrapbook -- #9, 1966-1967; undated series 13box 35folder 4
Scrapbook -- #9, 1966-1967; undated series 13box 35folder 5
Scrapbook -- #10, 1967 series 13box 35folder 6
Scrapbook -- #11, 1980 series 13box 35folder 7
Scrapbook -- #12 -- Gertrude Lewis, 1938 series 13box 35folder 8
Scrapbook -- #12 -- Gertrude Lewis, 1938 series 13box 35folder 9
Scrapbook -- #4 (oversize), May 1960 series 13box 36folder 1
Scrapbook -- #1 (oversize), 1948 series 13box 37folder 1
Scrapbook -- Book of Rembrance (oversize), 1986? series 13box 37folder 2
Scrapbook (oversize), undated series 13box 38folder 1
Scrapbook (oversize), undated series 13box 39folder 1

Series 14: Media, 1960s-1988; undated (1.50 linear feet)

This series contains films, film strips, videotapes, in various formats, slide presentations, audio tapes concerning various projects, speeches and conventions. The materials are organized by type.:

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / FrameItem
Media -- Films, undated series 14box 40folder 1
"Hospitalized Children's Television project" project (Film of pilot project in San Antonio), undated series 14box 40folder 1item 1.0
"The Vital Link (AWRT 1)" (16 mm), undated series 14box 40folder 1item 2.0
"Danny Kaye Film/Foreign Broadcasters", undated series 14box 40folder 1item 3.0
Media -- Films, undated series 14box 40folder 2
"J. Leonard Reinsch, President, Cox Broadcasting Corp.", undated series 14box 40folder 2item 1.0
"A Simple Matter of Justice", undated series 14box 40folder 2item 2.0
Unidentified/Unlabeled, undated series 14box 40folder 2item 3.0
Media -- Film strip -- The Story of Your Education Foundation, 1960s series 14box 40folder 3
Media -- 3/4-inch video, undated series 14box 40folder 4
Unidentified/Unlabeled, undated series 14box 40folder 4item 1.0
Unidentified/Unlabeled, undated series 14box 40folder 4item 2.0
Media -- One-inch video, undated series 14box 40folder 5
"Sexual Harrassment PSA" (:30), undated series 14box 40folder 5item 1.0
"Sexual Harrassment PSA" (:30), undated series 14box 40folder 5item 2.0
"Sexual Harrassment PSA" (:30), undated series 14box 40folder 5item 3.0
Media -- Two-inch video, 1980; undated series 14box 40folder 6
"Selective Viewing (Valerie; Asner :30; Roy; Stephanie; Elinor; Oakes; Rolle; Roker)", undated series 14box 40folder 6item 1.0
"PSA's (from MPS) (3/7/80) (Kids, Tayback, Learned, Mike, Donahue, Valerie, Asner, Roy, Stephanie, Elinor, Oakes, Rolle, Roker) (2/11/80)", 1980 series 14box 40folder 6item 2.0
"Selective Viewing (Loretta-30; Kelsey-30; FB-30)", 2/22/80 series 14box 40folder 6item 3.0
"AWRT Pilot Project ("Soaring Spirits"?)", undated series 14box 40folder 6item 4.0
Media -- Betacam videotape, undated series 14box 40folder 7
"AWRT 20th Annual Commendation Awards--Presentation tape", undated series 14box 40folder 7item 1.0
"Presentation tape--MASTER", undated series 14box 40folder 7item 2.0
Media -- Reel-to-reel audiotape, 1988; undated series 14box 40folder 8
"Sexual Harassment PSA" (14 copies), undated series 14box 40folder 8item 1.0
"Women Take the Lead/Full Swing", 8/29/88 series 14box 40folder 8item 2.0
"PSA: Mitral Valve Prolapse" (6/8/88)/1."Women & Health" :60/2. "Women & Health" :30, 6/8/88 series 14box 40folder 8item 3.0
Media -- Audio cassettes, 1970-1977 series 14box 40folder 9
"Halti-#11 - #15 Fri. 4/24/70 AWRT Business Meeting (on [?] tape) 1 of 1 and Haltiwanger's Shopping Tours #1-5", 4/24/70 series 14box 40folder 9item 1.0
"Educational Foundation. Meeting Sat. 4/25/70" and "end of [?] Bylaws changes/nominations", 4/25/70 series 14box 40folder 9item 2.0
"TMC Tape (Reel 1 Side 1)", 12/1/71 series 14box 40folder 9item 3.0
"TMC" (cont'd to end), 12/1/71 series 14box 40folder 9item 4.0
"AWRT Annual Business Meeting (official)", 4/4/75 series 14box 40folder 9item 5.0
"Mart II Advisory 9:30-10:45; 10:45-11:45 Tape 1", 4/28/77 series 14box 40folder 9item 6.0
"Mart II Advisory 9:30-10:45; 10:45-11:45 Tape 2", 4/28/77 series 14box 40folder 9item 7.0
"AWRT Mart II Advisory 2:45-4:30 Tape 1", 4/28/77 series 14box 40folder 9item 8.0
"AWRT Mart II Advisory 2:45-4:30 Tape 2", 4/28/77 series 14box 40folder 9item 9.0
Media -- Audio cassettes, 1977 series 14box 40folder 10
"Conclusion of AWRT Business Meeting, 1st Session. Side 1 only", 4/29/77 series 14box 40folder 10item 1.0
"AWRT Business Meeting" 2nd session, 5/1/77 series 14box 40folder 10item 3.0
"AWRT Business Meeting" 2nd session (side 1 only), 5/1/77 series 14box 40folder 10item 2.0
Media -- Audio cassettes, 1977-1978 series 14box 40folder 11
"Side 1--conclusion of Education Foundation Annual Business meeting", 4/30/77 series 14box 40folder 11item 1.0
"Conclusion of E.F. BZ Meeting (Tape 2, Side 3), 4/30/77 series 14box 40folder 11item 2.0
"11am Golden State Rm. LA Hilton Side #2", 6/16/78 series 14box 40folder 11item 3.0
"2:45pm Golden State Rm. LA Hilton Side #1 0 to 690", 6/16/78 series 14box 40folder 11item 4.0
"2:45pm Golden State Rm. LA Hilton Side #2", 6/16/78 series 14box 40folder 11item 5.0
Media -- Audio cassettes, 1978-1981 series 14box 40folder 12
"8:30am Golden State Rm. LA Hilton Side #5 0 to 355 FT", 6/17/78 series 14box 40folder 12item 1.0
"8:30pm Golden State Rm. LA Hilton Side #2 0 to 690 ft. Side #4 0 to 690 ft.", 6/17/78 series 14box 40folder 12item 2.0
"First Sid Guber Award Winner Roseann Christian Del George", 6/4/80 series 14box 40folder 12item 3.0
"New Technology - Sheraton, Washington" (Tape 2 of 2), 5/9/81 series 14box 40folder 12item 4.0
"New Technology - Sheraton, Washington" (Tape 2 of 2), 5/9/81 series 14box 40folder 12item 5.0
Media -- Audio cassettes, 1981, 1983; undated series 14box 40folder 13
"AWRT 30th National Convention", 5/9/81 series 14box 40folder 13item 1.0
AWRT - Reports from Strategic Plannign Tasks Groups" (Not an AWRT Convention) (Note: Begins on Side 2), 6/4/83 series 14box 40folder 13item 2.0
"Address by Catharine Heinz on 'Television and Libraries' at Pennsylvania State Library, Harrisburg, PA", 1960s series 14box 40folder 13item 3.0
Unidentified/Unlabeled, undated series 14box 40folder 13item 4.0
"Reel 1, side 1 (cont'd)", undated series 14box 40folder 13item 5.0
Media -- Slide presentation - "AWRT Focus" (includes accompanying script), 1960s series 14box 40folder 14

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