Holmes, Dorris, 1924-2010
- Existence: 1924-2010
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Doris "Dotsie" Holmes oral history interview, October 23, 2000
File — Box: 2
Scope and Contents note Interviewed by Janet Paulk. The daughter of a grocery store owner, Holmes talks about her childhood and education in New Orleans, Louisiana. She describes her mother as “a feminist long before the word became popular.” After marrying and eventually moving to Atlanta, Holmes says that she became aware of sexual discrimination when she and her husband bought a house, and she was informed that “in Georgia the husbands own the houses.” She joined the Atlanta chapter of the League of Women...
Dates: October 23, 2000
Dorris (Dotsie) Dutel Holmes papers
Abstract: Dotsie Holmes (1924-2010) was a women's rights activist from 1951, when she first moved to Atlanta and became aware of community property laws and the discrimination women faced in home ownership and pay. She served in organizations such as the Atlanta Chapter of the American Association of University Women and the Atlanta Chapter for the League of Women Voters, and lobbied for the Equal Rights Amendment in Georgia, 1973-1981. Her papers, 1945-2010, the bulk of which span from 1968-1987,...
Dates: 1945-2010; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1987
Jeffrey Gordon Jones papers
Jeffrey Gordon Jones has worked as a software engineer and a research scientist (1979-1992) and as a part-time instructor in the History Department at Georgia State University (September 1995-March 1996). The Jeffrey G. Jones Collection consists of research materials collected by Jones from 1993 to 1995 in the process of writing his thesis, Georgia and the ERA, for his master's degree in history at Georgia State University.
Found in: Special Collections / Jeffrey Gordon Jones papers
Oral history interview abstracts -- Holmes, Dorris and Dorothy Tracy, March 22, 1995
File — Box: 2, Folder: 5
Scope and Content of the Papers From the Collection: The Jeffrey G. Jones Collection consists of research materials collected by Jones from 1993 to 1995 in the process of writing his thesis, Georgia and the ERA, for his master's degree in history at Georgia State University. Included are a copy of the thesis, items related to its completion (list of deadlines, thesis prospectus, procedures for conducting oral history interviews, and a computer diskette of research notes), and research files compiled...
Dates: March 22, 1995
- Archival Object 2
- Collection 2
- Atlanta (Ga.) 2
- Equal rights amendments 2
- DeKalb County (Ga.) 1
- Feminism 1
- Georgia 1
- Women political activists 1
- audiocassettes 1
- oral histories (document genres) 1
- research (document genres) 1 ∧ less