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Special Collections

MSU  Libraries

366 W. Circle Drive

East Lansing, MI 48824


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Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Box number, Folder number and/or title, Feminist Credit Union Papers, MSS 251, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

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Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this archive, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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Collection Summary:

The bulk of the material that can be found in this collection contains Feminist Federal Credit Union information including articles, meeting notes, meeting agendas, financial statements, and correspondence. There are also folders containing information for topics such as Feminist Economic Health (FEN) and Feminist Women’s Health Center.

Historical Background:

The first Feminist Federal Credit Union was established on August 26, 1973 in Detroit, Michigan. It was built on the self-help concept to be a place where women would pool their resources together so that those who were saving money could lend that money to their sisters who needed to borrow it. Soon after the Detroit office opened, numerous other credit unions were started in various cities nationwide including Lansing, Michigan and Ann Arbor, Michigan. In 1982, the Feminist Federal Credit Union decided to form a coalition with the University of Michigan Credit Union in hopes to offer more effective services, loans, and dividends to their members.

Processing Note:

Processed by Katie Angeli in July 2013


Box Folder Description
1 1 Administrative History and Brochure about the Feminist Federal Credit Union
  2 Articles About The Feminist Federal Credit Union
  3 Board of Directors Meeting
  4 Correspondence
  5 Feminist Economic Network (FEN)
  6 Feminist Women's Health Center
  7 Financial Statements
  8 Handwritten Meeting Notes
  9 Inquiries About Operations And Replies/Instructions
  10 Meeting Agendas
  11 Minutes Of The Board Of Directors Meeting
  12 Financing Feminism : Quarlerly Newsletter
  13 Alternative Report, January 1977

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