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Abstract Beverly Turner Jordan was born in Buffalo, N.Y. in 1937. The Jordan Collection is arranged by subject/format catagories: Manuscript materials include records relating to the Cobb County and Georgia Women's Political Caucus and ERA Georgia, Inc., as well as Jordan's Rolodex cards (originals and photocopies).
Abstract: Cathey W. Steinberg was recognized as a leader for consumer, family, and women's rights during her service in the Georgia House of Representatives (1977-1989) and Georgia Senate (1991-1993). Her papers consist of correspondence, newsclippings, legislation, printed materials, reports, speeches, and campaign materials, 1976-1994, that document her public service and political campaigns.
Abstract: Donna Novak Coles was active with the Feminist Action Alliance, Housewives for the ERA, Georgia Women's Political Caucus, the League of Women Voters, and she was one of the few individual members of ERA Georgia. Inc., the umbrella organization for all groups supporting passage of the Equal Rights Amendment. The Donna Novak Coles papers, organized in two series, consists of manuscript materials (notes, correspondence, news clippings, printed materials and publications) related to Coles's...
Abstract: Dorothy J. Tracy, activist, author, financial planner, and lobbyist, was born in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania in 1920. The bulk of the Dorothy J. Tracy Papers, circa 1967-1995, focuses on Tracy's efforts to ratify the ERA in Georgia through such organizations as the League of Women Voters of Georgia and Atlanta/Fulton, Georgians for ERA, and ERA Georgia, Inc. [the former Georgia Council for ERA].
Dates: circa 1967-1995
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
Abstract: The papers document women's rights activist Janet Cukor's involvement in efforts to pass the Equal Rights Amendment in the state of Georgia, and her participation in the National Women's Conference in Houston, Texas in November 1977, as well as her interest in other women-centered issues such as displaced homemakers, marriage and divorce legislation, and women in the workforce.
Abstract: A grassroots activist at heart, Janet Paulk is passionate about a variety of social, political and gender issues. The Janet Paulk papers (1952-2013) consist of correspondence, financial records, audiovisual recordings, genealogical records, poetry, periodicals, flyers, and newspaper clippings.
Abstract: Jeanne Taylor Cahill, civic activist and businesswoman, was born in Alma (Ware County), Georgia in 1932. The Cahill papers are comprised of subject files, personal papers and artifacts reflecting the political, and activist activities of Jeanne Cahill.
Dates: 1953-1993; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1993
Abstract During the 1970s and 1980s Margaret Miller Curtis functioned as a writer, lobbyist, and fundraiser for a number of organizations, including People of Faith for the ERA, ERA Georgia, Inc., and the Council on Battered Women. Manuscript materials (notes, correspondence, news clippings, printed materials and publications) in this collection document not only her involvement with these organizations, but her attendance at major conferences concerning women and the ERA, as well as her involvement in...
Dates: circa 1973-1998, 2018
Abstract: MaryAnne Farnsworth was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1944. She graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1965, and went to work for the US Department of Labor, Southern Regional Education Board, Agnes Scott College, and Goergia State University. The majority of the papers document Gaunt's work as committee chair of the Atlanta Women’s Network (AWN) Program from 1987 to 1988, including invitations to the monthly programs, contact lists of possible program speakers, as well as AWN annual...
Abstract: Nowak first became interested in the the Women's Movement in 1977, when she attended a meeting of the National Organization for Women (NOW). She went on to join the NOW board in 1978, and, along with Mary Jo Duncanson, co-led the ERA State Network which worked to build a means of support and dissemination of information throughout Georgia. The collection consists of articles, correspondence, legislative information, speeches, and reports collected to educate and build support for the passage of...
Abstract: Virginia MacMahon Ackerman earned a bachelor's degree in business from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia and was a stockbroker with Dean Witter Reynolds, Atlanta, for seven years and a director of marketing for Mainstream Access, Inc., Atlanta, for two years. The Virginia MacMahon Ackerman collection consists of an approximately 30 page scrapbook (with a 12 page insert), "Marketing the ERA in Cobb County," compiled by Ackerman in 1982 to document her activities to "market" the ERA in...
- Atlanta (Ga.) 11
- Feminism 11
- artifacts (object genre) 4
- buttons (information artifacts) 4
- DeKalb County (Ga.) 3
- Women -- Political activity 3
- clippings (information artifacts) 3
- Cobb County (Ga.) 2
- Georgia 2
- Women politicians 2
- Women--Political activity 2
- audiocassettes 2
- Businesswomen 1
- College teachers 1
- Decatur (Ga.) 1
- Family violence 1
- International Women's Year, 1975 1
- Political campaigns 1
- Sex discrimination against women 1
- Teachers 1
- Women legislators 1
- Women's rights 1
- decals 1
- invitations 1
- pamphlets 1
- photocopies 1
- photographs 1
- reports 1
- scrapbooks 1
- textiles (visual works) 1
- videocassettes 1 ∧ less
- League of Women Voters of Atlanta/Fulton County 2
- Ackerman, Virginia MacMahon, 1939- 1
- American Association of University Women 1
- Atlanta Women's Network 1
- Cahill, Jeanne Taylor, 1932- 1
- Coles, Donna Novak 1
- Cukor, Janet, 1924- 1
- Curtis, Margaret Miller, 1935- 1
- Feminist Action Alliance (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Gaunt, MaryAnne (MaryAnne Farnsworth) 1
- Georgia Women's Political Caucus 1
- Georgia. General Assembly. House of Representatives 1
- Georgia. General Assembly. Senate 1
- Georgia. Governor's Commission on the Status of Women 1
- Georgia. Select Committee on Constitutional Revision 1
- Holmes, Dorris, 1924-2010 1
- Housewives for E.R.A. 1
- Jordan, Beverly Turner, 1937- 1
- League of Women Voters of DeKalb County, Ga. 1
- League of Women Voters of Georgia 1
- National Women's Conference (1st : 1977 : Houston, TX) 1
- National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 1
- Nowak, Nancy, 1938- 1
- Paulk, Janet, 1932- 1
- People of Faith for the ERA 1
- Steinberg, Cathey W. (Cathey Weiss), 1942- 1
- Taylor, Mamie K., 1900-1982 1
- Tracy, Dorothy J., 1920- 1
- Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Atlanta 1
- United States. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1 ∧ less