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Other Voices, Inc.:

A Guide to the Records at Georgia State University Library

Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia, 30303
404-413-2880
archives@gsu.edu

July 2015



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2016-08-23T12:59-0400

Collection Summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Creator: Other Voices, Inc.
Title: Other Voices, Inc. records
Dates: 1980-1985
Quantity: 0.7 Linear feet (in one manuscript box and one oversize box)
Abstract:Other Voices, Inc., a feminist theater company founded in 1980 by Janet Metzger, Lorraine Lombardi, Carmella Cardina and Jayne Pleasants, produced work in Atlanta through 1985. The records consist of correspondence, a scrapbook, audiovisual materials, and posters, 1980-1985.
Identification: W141
Language: English

Scope and Contents of the Records

Correspondence, a scrapbook, audiovisual materials, and posters make up the records of Other Voices, Inc. Correspondence includes documentation of grant funding, while the scrapbook chronicles the history of the organization and includes photographs and publicity. Audiovisual materials include slides used in production, as well as photographs and videos of productions. Folders are arranged alphabetically by subject. The oversize items in this collection are housed separately.


History of Other Voices, Inc.

Other Voices, Inc., a feminist theater company founded in 1980 by Janet Metzger, Lorraine Lombardi, Carmella Cardina and Jayne Pleasants, produced work in Atlanta through 1985. Founded to provide an alternative to the stereotypical roles women faced in the theater, Other Voices produced theater that focused on quality roles for women as directors, actors, and designers. Over the course of their five years as a company, they collaborated with the High Museum of Art Atlanta, 7 Stages, and Georgia State University to produce the work of local and national playwrights.


Index Terms

Metzger, Janet
Feminist theater
Theater

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

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. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], Records of Other Voices, Inc., W141, Archives for Research on Women and Gender. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Janet Metzger, 2015.

Processing Information

Processed by Caitlin Reeves, July 2015. The collection had some organizational order upon receipt, and that original order was respected as the Special Collections staff brought together materials of similar subject matter. Finding aid created by Caitlin Reeves, July 2015.


Related Material

Related Materials in This Repository
Janet Metzger oral history interview, July 13, 2015. Activist Women Oral History collection (W071)
Saribenne Evesong artwork collection, 1971-1978; undated (W068)
Feminist Postcard collection, 1968-1989 (W075)
EstroFest Productions, Inc. records, 1997-2004 (W081)
Sisters of No Mercy records, 1978-1984 (W083)
Mildred & Stella playbill collection, circa early 1990s (W091)
Gayle Austin papers, 1879-2010 (W093)
Atlanta Feminist Women's Chorus records, 1984-2009 (W100)
M. Charlene Ball papers, 1977-2004 (W102)
Charlee C. Lambert papers, 1897; 1922; 1955-2013 (W140)
Activist Women Oral History collection, 2006- (W071)
7 Stages Theatre records, 1979-2013 (M219)


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