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Women’s March documents

Guide to the Women’s March documents
2017, 2018

Collection number: HMC-1250.
Creators: Unavailable at this time.
Title: Women’s March documents.
Date: 2017, 2018.
Volume of collection: 21 cubic feet and 123 MB.
Language of materials: Materials in this collection are in English.
Collection summary: Photographs, signs, and video from marches in Anchorage and Palmer.

Organizational history:
On January 21, 2017, over 5 million people worldwide participated in the Women’s March (sister marches to the Women’s March on Washington). Those who marched, marched to protect legislation regarding immigration reform, women’s rights and human rights, healthcare reform, racial equality, freedom of religion, the environment, and LGBTQ rights. A second Women’s March on Anchorage was held on January 20, 2018 in Downtown Anchorage.

Collection description:
This collection contains signs, photographs, and video created by various people who attended  the 2017 marches in Anchorage and Palmer, as well as signs from the 2018 march in Anchorage.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in the order in which materials arrived at the Archives.

Digitized copies: This collection has been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Digital materials: The digital contents of this collection are not available online. Access may only be provided on-site in the Archives research room. For more information about potential distance access to digital records, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Access restrictions: The collection contains material in electronic format. Please consult archivists for access.

Rights note: Archives holds copyright to materials created by the donors.

Preferred citation: Women’s March documents, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Works used in preparation of inventory:
“Women’s March – 10 Actions / 100 Days.” Women’s March on Washington. N.p., n.d. Web. <https://www.womensmarch.com/>.

Acquisition note: The collection was donated by various individuals who attended the Women’s March in Anchorage and Palmer. Each donor signed a deed of gift at the time of donation. An addition of signs from the 2018 Women’s March on Anchorage was donated by Joni Bruner in 2018.

Processing information: This collection was described by Veronica Denison in 2017. Additional materials were added to the collection by Gwen Higgins in 2018. Select signs were photographed and removed from the collection due preservation concerns by Becky Butler Gallegos and Connor Benson in 2024.



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