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Women's Environment and Development Organization records, 1980-2006 2013-2018, bulk 1994-1998

Series IV: Abzug, Bella, 1984-2000, bulk 1992-1998

The WEDO records contained files pertaining directly to Bella Abzug throughout the collection. These materials were pulled together in order to form a comprehensive series of documentation related to Abzug, particularly her death in 1998 including condolence correspondence and Abzug anecdotes (sent to WEDO and Kelber), memorial service arrangements and the establishment of a memorial fund and leadership award in her name. Articles and speeches written by Abzug herself or by Kelber for Abzug, were placed in this series. Also included is a transcript of the 1999 Lifetime Television documentary on Abzug entitled, Intimate Portraits--Bella Abzug and the unpublished manuscript and research of a children's book (1984) on Abzug written by Beatrice Siegel.

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Box 29 Folder 1-2 Abzug Leadership Awards, 1998-2000



Box 39 Folder 1 Abzug Firing--Articles and Clippings, 1979


Box 39 Folder 2 Abzug Firing--Letters, 1979



Box 30 Folder 1 Articles About Abzug, 1992-1998


Box 30 Folder 2 Articles and Speeches (Written by Bella Abzug), 1993-1994


Box 30 Folder 3 Articles and Speeches (Written by Mim Kelber), 1989-1996


Box 30 Folder 4 Beijing Conference Opening Ceremony Speech, 1994



Box 39 Folder 3 "Bella the Ball,", 1991


Box 39 Folder 4 Biographical Information, undated, 1998


Box 39 Folder 5 Breast Cancer Climb, 1995


Box 39 Folder 6 Condolences, 1998



Box 30 Folder 5 Condolences, 1998


Box 30 Folder 6 Empowerment of Jewish Women Speech, 1988



Box 39 Folder 7 Funeral and Memorials, 1998



Box 30 Folder 7-8 Intimate Portraits: Bella Abzug (Transcripts), 1989


Memorial Fund, Bella Abzug


Box 30 Folder 9 Correspondence, 1999


Box 30 Folder 10 Memorial Fund--Kelber File, 1998, 2000, 1998, 2000


Memorial Service



Box 31 Folder 1 Anecdote Correspondence, undated, 1998


Box 31 Folder 2 Speeches, 1998


Box 31 Folder 3 Photographs and Slides, undated, 1984 circa 1994, 1984, 1994



Box 39 Folder 8 Press After Abzug's Passing, 1998



Box 31 Folder 4 Printed Matter, undated, 1998


Box 31 Folder 5 Siegel, Beatrice--Children's Book Research and Typescript, 1984


Box 31 Folder 6 Woman of the Year Award--Ms. Magazine, 1998 January-February