The Bakers – Center for Women Records (S2746)

  • 1976-1983 

    Historical Sketch

    The Bakers – Center for Women [Fargo, North Dakota] was founded in November 1976 to provide a place for women to meet, support groups, educational projects, and referral services. The Center for Women’s most notable achievement was the founding of an emergency shelter for battered women in 1979. 

    Collection Description

    Included in the records are by-laws, board meeting minutes, correspondence, financial records, fund raisers, membership lists, newsletters, programs, resource material, and the history of the Emergency Shelter for Battered Women.  

    Inventory

    Box 1

    • Application for Tax Exempt Status and Correspondence. 1977
    • Articles of Incorporation. 1976-78
    • Battered Women Emergency Shelter
      • History. 1977
      • Program Proposal. 1977
      • Task Force Committee Reports. 1977
       
    • Board Meeting - Agendas. 1979, 1982-83, undated
      • Letters of Resignation. 1977, 1982-83
      • Minutes. 1976-83
       
    • Board Members
      • Miscellaneous.
      • Retreat/Annual Reports. 1977-79
       
    • Brookings, South Dakota Women’s Center. 1977
    • By-Laws/Statement of Purpose. 1978-82
    • CETA. 1977
    • Correspondence. 1977-83
    • Financial
      • Accounts, Wage, and Tax Statements. 1977-80
      • Bills. 1979-80
      • Budget Projections. 1977-78
      • Reports. 1981-83
       
    • Fund Faiser
      • Judy Chicago Calendar
      • We Are Rising T-Shirt
       
    • Insurance. 1977-79
    • Lease Agreement with American Red Cross. 1977-78
    • Legislation. 1977
    • Mailing List
    • Membership
      • Committee. 1977-82
      • Lists. 1977-83
       
    • Mini Retreat Report. 1978
    • Miscellaneous
    • Newsletter. 1978-83
    • Presentation to Minnesota Council on the Economic Status of Women on Financing Women’s Center. 1977
    • Press Release
    • Programs/Events/Conferences. 1981, undated
    • Program Proposal Writing Information
    • Resources
      • Volunteers for Community Service
      • Women’s Organizations
       
    • Sprinting, Sparking Women’s Conference. 1981
    • Support Groups
    • United Way Grant. 1977
    • Volunteers. 1980-81
    • Workshop, Dollars and Sense. 1980
    • Volume 1 - Financial Ledger. 1976-77