A Guide to Beth Judy's Collection at Georgia State University
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EAD version 2002 finding aid created in
XMetaL 4.5 by Morna Gerrard,
Georgia State University Library,
Special Collections and Archives,
Beth Judy collection of
Girl Vigilantes records
.5 linear ft. (in
The Girl Vigilantes were
an anonymous group of political activists in Atlanta, Georgia, who used images
and action to draw attention to reproductive rights and other social issues.
Files are arranged alphabetically.
Scope and Content of the Records
The collections consists of GIrl Vigilante campaign materials,
strategy notes, news clippings, correspondence, one videocassette, and one
Biography of Beth Judy
Beth Judy, originally from the Chicago area, was born in 1961. She
moved to Atlanta to work at the Centers for Disease Control in 1983 after
receiving her undergraduate degree from Harvard College. In Atlanta she also
worked as a publicist for the nonprofit music presenter Quantum Productions,
did freelance publication services, and started writing. In 1992 she moved to
Missoula, Montana, to attend the University of Montana graduate program in
Creative Writing, receiving her MFA in 1995. In Missoula she continued
freelance work; began writing, voicing and producing, in 1995, a radio show for
Montana Public Radio called "The Plant Detective" about medicinal plants; and
worked as a book editor for Mountain Press Publishing Company. Today she mostly
writes for magazines and creatively, and continues her work in radio.
History of the Girl Vigilantes
The Girl Vigilantes were an anonymous group of political activists
(men and women) in Atlanta, Georgia, who used images and action to draw
attention to reproductive rights and other social issues. They specialized in
public statements, usually visual, that combined powerful imagery, wit, and
This collection is indexed under the following headings in the
Georgia State University Library online catalog (GIL). Researchers desiring
materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog
using these headings.
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted access. All requests subject to limitations noted in
departmental policies on reproduction.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any
publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection,
the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical
property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from
this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright
holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must
contain the complete citation to the original.
[item], [folder title], Beth Judy Collection of Girl Vigilante
Records, W087, Archives for Research on Women and Gender. Special Collections
and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.
Donated by Beth Judy, 2007
Processed by Morna Gerrard.
Related materials in this repository: A
t-shirt with the "My Body is Mine" graphic, can be found in the Nancy N. Boothe