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Georgians for Choice records

 Collection
Identifier: W078
Abstract:

Formed in 1986, Georgians for Choice brought together a number of women's organizations in an effort to greater impact the protection and expansion of women's reproductive freedom in Georgia. The records consist of correspondence and printed material, as well as minutes and agendas, financial records, legal records, photographs, audio-visual records, and artifacts including textiles, that document the legislative, organizational, advocacy, and educational work of the organization.

Dates: 1974-2008; Majority of material found within 1982-2006

Janet Cukor papers

 Collection
Identifier: W064
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.

Dates: 1965-1996

Janet Paulk papers

 Collection
Identifier: W020
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.

Dates: 1952-2013

Jeanne Scher papers

 Collection
Identifier: W197
Abstract

Jeanne Scher (1919-2010) was a nursery school teacher, disability therapist, mother, and social justice activist. She was founder/executive director of the Atlanta chapter of the Older Women's League. The Jeanne Scher papers, 1974-2009, consist of publications, news clippings, pamphlets, correspondence, photographs and other materials relating to aging and the role and challenges of older women in American society.

Dates: 1974-2009

Jeanne Taylor Cahill papers

 Collection
Identifier: W003
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

Joan O. King papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y003
Abstract:

Joan Olcott King (born 1932 in New Jersey) came to Atlanta in 1954 to work for Delta Airlines as a flight attendant. She married and settled in the area, eventually becoming a social activist and serving on the board of Nuclear Watch South. Her papers, 1950-2009 [bulk 1980-2009], are comprised of correspondence, fact sheets, articles, letters and general information on the industry of nuclear power.

Dates: 1945-2010; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2009

Judith Lightfoot Cormack papers

 Collection
Identifier: W029
Abstract:

Through her activities in NOW, Judith Lightfoot Cormack became a significant figure in the women's movement in Georgia, and nationally. One folder contains materials photocopied from originals in the possession of Judith Lightfoot Cormack, and includes letters written by, to, or concerning Cormack, some meeting minutes, and newsclippings.

Dates: 1975, 1978, 1991-1992

Laura J. Moriarty papers

 Collection
Identifier: W044
Abstract

Laura J. Moriarty has been very active in community and civic affairs for several years. Her collection, circa 1978-1994 consists of materials relating to her involvement with various organizations, including the Abigails, the Democratic Party, the League of Women Voters, the Atlanta Regional Commission, the National Issues Forum and the National Commission on Social Security.

Dates: circa 1978-1994

Lee Ague Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: W131
Abstract

The Lee Ague Miller papers, 1960-1972, consist of political polling and campaign materials, newspaper clippings, legal documents, periodicals, and correspondence. These manuscript materials detail Lee Miller's leadership in the Republican Party (mostly in Georgia) during the 1960s and early 1970s.

Dates: 1953-2012

Leola Reis papers

 Collection
Identifier: W175
Abstract

The Leola Reis Papers, 1997-2013, undated, are composed of articles, marketing materials, and correspondence. Much of the material refers to Reis’ marketing position at Planned Parenthood of Georgia. Additional materials refer to Reis’ volunteer work with multiple organizations surrounding reproductive rights and sex education.

Dates: 1997-2013

Linda Ellis papers

 Collection
Identifier: Q193
Abstract

The Linda Ellis papers, 1993-2017, consist of correspondence, meeting minutes, photographs, promotional materials, flyers, news clippings, t-shirts, financial records, pins, and artifacts. The bulk of the material comes from Ellis's work with the Atlanta Lesbian Cancer Initiative. Linda Ellis is a psychotherapist and former executive director of the Health Initiative (formally the Atlanta Lesbian Cancer Initiative).

Dates: 1920, 1993-2017

Linda Hallenborg Kurtz papers

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Identifier: W024
Abstract:

Linda Hallenborg Kurtz was the founder and chair of the Georgia Women's Political Caucus (GWPC), an officer of the ERA GA, Inc., vice chair and member of the board of directors of the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC) and director of governmental affairs for Planned Parenthood of the Atlanta Area. The Linda Hallenborg Kurtz Papers, 1979-1995, document her involvement with the Georgia Women's Political Caucus (GWPC) and the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC).

Dates: 1979-1995

M. H. Ross papers

 Collection
Identifier: L2001-05
Abstract: Myron Howard "Mike" Ross, was born November 9, 1919. Ross worked with a number of unions as an organizer, arbitrator, and advocate in the South. He ran for elective office in North Carolina on the Progressive Party ticket. After receiving public health training, he founded the Fairmont (West Virginia) Clinic, which had the mission of providing high quality medical care for miners and their families. Administering the clinic 1958-1978, Ross developed a longstanding interest in coal miners and...
Dates: 1916-1987

Margaret Miller Curtis papers

 Collection
Identifier: W005
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...
Dates: circa 1973-1998, 2018

Maria Getzinger Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: W021
Abstract: Maria Getzinger Jones' political activism and interest in equal rights originated in her work experiences, as well as from the inspiration of local and national feminists and activists. The Maria Getzinger Jones papers consists of artifacts (bumper stickers, jewelry, lapel pins, a letter opener, name tags, a paperweight, pinback buttons, a ribbon), graphic materials (photographs, postcards and posters), and manuscript materials (correspondence, news clippings, notes, printed materials and...
Dates: 1946, 1967-1998; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1985

Mary N. Long papers

 Collection
Identifier: W062
Abstract: Primarily correspondence, minutes and agendas, notes and writings, printed material including reports, and artifacts and ephemera make up the papers of nurse, administrator, and advocate Mary N. Long, 1957, 1965-2000. Materials relate to her employment at Grady Memorial Hospital and the Arthritis Foundation; to her service to the Georgia Nurses' Association, Georgia Nurses' Foundation, American Nurses Foundation, and other organizations; and to her work as an activist and community...
Dates: 1957, 1965-2000

MaryAnne Gaunt papers

 Collection
Identifier: W080
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...
Dates: 1972-1990

Matthew Cardinale papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y012
Abstract

Matthew Cardinale founded and edits the Atlanta Progressive News. His papers, 2002-2012, include materials created and gathered over the course of his activities as a journalist and political activist. A large portion of the papers concerns the demolition of public housing communities in Atlanta.

Dates: 2002-2012; Majority of material found within 2007 - 2008

Nan Grogan Orrock papers

 Collection
Identifier: W118
Abstract:

Nan Orrock has served as a senator and as a representative in Georgia's State Legislature since 1987, and as president of the Women Legislators' Lobby. She has worked to balance budgets; to increase spending on assisting families, education health and child care; and to reduce excessive and wasteful military spending. Her papers include correspondence, printed material, and financial records, that document legislation, political campaigns, and issues, 1969-2010 (bulk 1990-2006).

Dates: 1969-2010; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2006

Nancy N. Boothe papers

 Collection
Identifier: W079
Scope and Content of the Papers

The Nancy N. Boothe papers, 1980-2009 [bulk 1990-1997], are composed of articles, notes, reports and a wide variety of feminist publications. Much of the material documents the U.N. Fourth World Conference on Women, which Ms. Boothe attended as Executive Director of Atlanta's Feminist Women's Health Center. Artifacts, artwork and textiles relate to the conference and to other women's and health issues.

Dates: 1980-2009; Majority of material found within 1990 - 1997

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Names
ERA Georgia, Inc. 12
Georgia Women's Political Caucus 6
National Organization for Women 5
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 5
Feminist Action Alliance (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
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Georgia NOW 3
Abbott, Franklin 2
American Association of University Women 2
Democratic Party (Ga.) 2
Feminist Women's Health Center 2
Georgia. General Assembly. House of Representatives 2
Georgia. General Assembly. Senate 2
Gerrard, Morna 2
Ku Klux Klan (1915-) 2
League of Women Voters of Atlanta/Fulton County 2
League of Women Voters of DeKalb County, Ga. 2
National Organization for Women. Atlanta Chapter 2
Paulk, Janet, 1932- 2
Planned Parenthood of Georgia, Inc. 2
Women's Policy Group 2
Ackerman, Virginia MacMahon, 1939- 1
American Nurses Association 1
Arthritis Foundation 1
Atlanta Lesbian Cancer Initiative 1
Atlanta Women's Network 1
Beynon, Valerie 1
Boothe, Nancy N. 1
Bowdoin, Natalia Taylor 1
Brown, Amanda 1
Cahill, Jeanne Taylor, 1932- 1
Callaway, Howard H. (Howard Hollis), 1927-2014 1
Cardinale, Matthew 1
Carroll, Chris (Christine Ann) 1
Carson, Karen, 1973- 1
Center for Family Planning Program Development (Planned Parenthood-World Population) 1
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 1
Coles, Donna Novak 1
Committee on Women, Population, and the Environment 1
Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 1
Cormack, Judith Lightfoot, 1937-2006 1
Council on Battered Women (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Cukor, Janet, 1924- 1
Curtis, Margaret Miller, 1935- 1
Davis, Stephanie 1
Deeley, Anne 1
Deeley-Fenton & Associates 1
Democratic National Convention (1992 : New York, N.Y.) 1
Duncanson, Mary Jo, 1947- 1
Eidson, Diana 1
Ellis, Linda, 1961- 1
Feminist Women's Health Centers, Inc. 1
Flaherty, Lisa, 1965- 1
Fowlkes, Diane L., 1939-2020 1
Gaunt, MaryAnne (MaryAnne Farnsworth) 1
Georgia Abortion Rights Action League 1
Georgia Federation of Republican Women 1
Georgia Nurses' Association 1
Georgia Nurses' Foundation 1
Georgia Women for a Change 1
Georgia. General Assembly. Committee on Schools 1
Georgia. Governor's Commission on the Status of Women 1
Georgia. Select Committee on Constitutional Revision 1
Georgians for Choice (Organization) 1
Girl Vigilantes 1
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998 1
Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Grant, Betty J. 1
Griffin, Schaune (Interviewer) 1
Hague, Erica Lynn 1
Halevy, Emily 1
Hlass, Cynthia W. (Cynthia Welch), 1944-2003 1
Holmen, Phyllis J. 1
Holmes, Dorris, 1924-2010 1
Housewives for E.R.A. 1
Hurt, Charlene S. 1
International Typographical Union 1
International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers 1
International Women's Forum 1
Jones, Maria Getzinger, 1919-2005 1
Jordan, Beverly Turner, 1937- 1
Judy, Beth 1
King, Joan O. (Joan Olcott), 1932-2020 1
Kuhn, Cliff 1
Kurtz, Linda Hallenborg, 1948- 1
League of Women Voters of Georgia 1
Lefkowitz, Leah 1
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 1
Long, Mary N., 1941- 1
Malavenda, Roberta 1
May, Susan, 1941- 1
McGee, Alex, 1989- 1
McLennan, Vicki Anne 1
Metropolitan Foundation of Atlanta 1
Michelman, Kate 1
Miller, Lee Ague 1
Moriarty, Laura J., 1945- 1
Morrish, Hilary Jane 1
NARAL Pro-Choice America 1
NARAL Pro-Choice Georgia (Organization) 1
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