History of IHLIA – 1981

– Maaike Meyer wrote an article in Lover, a magazine about feminism, culture and science, about her visit to the Lesbian Herstory Archives in New York. This article is what triggers the establishment of five lesbian archives in the Netherlands.

– In their living room in Leeuwarden, Hennie Smid and her female friend open their private collection of lesbian and feminist books (approximately 1000) for lesbian women

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