Duncanson, Mary Jo, 1947-
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Abstract The Activist Women Oral History Project was established in 2006, and forms part of the Archives for Research on Women. This project is broad in scope, and the subject matter includes domestic violence, women's health and reproductive justice, politics, policy making and the law, child sex trafficking, philanthropy, community activism, art and culture, equality in the workplace, civil rights, and LGBTQ activism. The ongoing and growing Activist Women Oral History Project contains over 40 oral...
Item — Box: 1
Identifier: Duncanson, M_20040403
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Janet Paulk: Duncanson begins by discussing her childhood in postwar Michigan and how, at a young age, she became interested in politics. She discusses her early political activities with the Democratic Party in Michigan, and what led her to Atlanta in 1971. She explains that by 1975 she had turned her attention to the Equal Rights Amendment, attending the meetings of the Atlanta chapter of NOW, and going on to serve as chapter treasurer for two years. Duncanson describes the...
Dates: April 3, 2004
Abstract: Acting as a delegate from Atlanta NOW, Mary Jo Duncanson became involved with ERA Georgia, Inc. and the Equal Rights Amendment movement. The Mary Jo Duncanson papers, 1972-1984, document her involvement in the Equal Rights Amendment movement in Georgia.