ExhibitionIdentity and Activism
2. Durham Women’s Health Cooperative, ca. 1970s
Hours of operation sign for the Durham Women’s Health Cooperative at Duke University, ca. 1970s
Courtesy of Margery Sved Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Many women’s clinics, such as the Durham Women’s Health Cooperative in North Carolina, initially had no medical staff. They were started by activists who offered information on birth control and abortion, and referrals to sympathetic local physicians.