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Simpson, Polly Brooks, 1939-



  • Existence: 1939-

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

A Woman's Place records

Identifier: W013
Abstract Polly Simpson and others began "A Woman’s Place," a clearinghouse for women's resources as well as an organization for women, in June 1980. The collection consists of business plans and membership materials pertaining to the organization and activities of "A Woman's Place," 1980-1983.
Dates: 1980-1983

Polly Brooks Simpson oral history interview, October 21, 1996

 Item — Box: 3
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Dana Van Tilborg. Simpson talks about her childhood around Georgia, and recounts that her grandmother, a “classic steel magnolia,” was a very important influence in her later work with the Women’s Movement. Simpson believes that her active involvement in the Women’s Movement began through her experiences at the Unitarian Church, which strongly emphasized the importance of human rights and “human potential.” She states that it was through one of her church’s women’s groups that...
Dates: October 21, 1996