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F-101 · Fonds · 1981 - 1999

The fonds of the Women's Monument Project consists of records created and received in the course of carrying out the Project. Activities documented include Committee and sub-committee meetings, fundraising events, groundbreaking and unveiling ceremonies, site selection, dedication, language selection, design selection, construction, and gallery exhibits.

Includes proposals, reports, minutes, correspondence, speeches, published materials, press releases, news clippings, design competition guidelines, design submissions, construction contracts, Monument inscriptions, drawings, site maps, photographs and slides, videotapes, a cloth banner, and the original maquette and artwork of the winning design by Beth Alber.

Women's Monument Project
F-101-1 · Series · 1981 - 1999
Part of Women's Monument Project fonds

Series consists of records which were used to define and develop the Project within its social and artistic contexts. Includes reference materials such as statistics on violence against women; original proposals for the Project; speeches given by Committee members at public functions; biographies of the fourteen women; "What They're Saying," a brochure of quotations from well-known public figures who supported the Project; information on other memorials; a budget and a financial statement. Examples of core published materials, such as brochures and the single rose logo and letterhead, are preserved here as well as a cloth banner. Also includes a VHS copy of the film, Marker of Change, donated by the film's producer.

F-101-1-0-0-7 · File · 1992 - 1994
Part of Women's Monument Project fonds

File includes statistics and two reports: Statistics Canada's "Violence Against Women Survey: Survey Highlights 1993"; and "Woman Killing: Intimate Femicide in Ontario, 1974–1990" prepared for the Women We Honour Action Committee (April 1992).

Photographs and slides
F-101-10 · Series · 1990 - 1999
Part of Women's Monument Project fonds

Series consists of photographs of various activities including fundraising events, December 6th memorials, jury process, committee meetings, design competition exhibition, Monument construction, and dedication of the Monument. Permission to copy the photographic material was granted by the various photographers in return for photo credit.