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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

Nancy Nowak papers

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Identifier: W076
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...
Dates: 1972-1982

NARAL Pro-Choice Georgia records

 Collection — Box: Restricted
Identifier: W072
Abstract: Incorporated in 1980 as the Georgia Abortion Rights Action League (GARAL), NARAL Pro-Choice Georgia was the Georgia affiliate of the National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL). Its records, 1964, 1980-2006, document the direction and administration of the organization, its involvement in the political process in the state, the projects and programs it undertook to further its mission, and materials it gathered regarding reproductive health and rights, activism in Georgia, and political...
Dates: 1964, 1973-2006

Refugee Women's Network records

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Identifier: W096
Abstract:

Refugee Women's Network is a national nonprofit organization created by women for women in 1995, that focuses on enhancing refugee and immigrant women's strengths, skills, and courage through leadership training, education and advocacy. Its records, 1989-2012, consist of correspondence, minutes, printed material, financial records, artifacts, textiles, photographs, and sound and audiovisual recordings.

Dates: 1989-2012

Richard Rhodes papers

 Collection
Identifier: Q138
Abstract:

Richard Rhodes was a lobbyist in the Georgia Legislature, focusing on gay and lesbian concerns. The papers include printed materials, newspaper clippings, correspondence, organizational minutes, bylaws and financial records, artifacts including buttons, hat, and textiles.

Dates: 1987-1993, 2012, undated

Roberta Malavenda papers

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Identifier: W037
Abstract:

Roberta Malavenda has worked as an educator, community consultant, social worker and community organizer advocating for child care and developmental disabilities rights. The Roberta Malavenda papers, 1978-1985, document her involvement in the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC), Georgia Women's Political Caucus (GWPC), and National Anti-Klan Network.

Dates: 1978-1985

Sisters of No Mercy records

 Collection
Identifier: W083
Abstract:

The Sisters of No Mercy, feminist theater troupe, performed for more than three years in the early 1980s. Scripts, newsletters, newspaper clippings, research materials and photographs make up the records of the Sisters of No Mercy's performances at activist and feminist events in the Atlanta, Georgia area.

Dates: 1978-1984

Susan May papers

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Identifier: W106
Abstract:

Susan May established the Council on Battered Women, and, as President of the Board and then Director, she nurtured a small task force to become a broadly-based community organization and built a comprehensive program of crisis line, shelter, children's program, and educational services. Her papers, 1979-circa 1985, include printed material, correspondence, and an original manuscript by a Council on Battered Women staff member.

Dates: 1979-circa 1985

Valerie Beynon papers

 Collection
Identifier: W128
Abstract: Valerie Beynon co-founded the Southwest Georgia chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) in 1993, where she served as president and coordinator for more than 10 years. Her involvement in Georgia led her to serve on Georgia NOW's State Council as well as serve in the two highest leadership roles within the state's chapter, executive vice president and president from 1997-2000. The materials in this collection reflect Beynon's involvement in NOW at the local, state and national...
Dates: 1990-2009

Vicki McLennan papers

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Identifier: W053
Abstract:

Vicki Anne McLennan, a lobbyist for non-profit organizations, public policy analyst, and political consultant, began her lobbying career in 1985. Printed material, notes and other writings, correspondence, legal documents, minutes and agendas, financial records, photographic prints and textiles make up Vicki McLennan's records of her activities as an activist, lobbyist, organizer, and administrator.

Dates: 1979-2000; Majority of material found within 1992 - 1999

Virginia MacMahon Ackerman papers

 Collection
Identifier: W001
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...
Dates: 1981-1982

Women's March Oral History Collection

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Identifier: W150
Abstract On January 21, 2017, millions of people worldwide took part in marches to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump as the President of the United States. The first protest, which took place in Washington, D.C., was known as the Women's March on Washington and was intended as a response to anti-woman rhetoric and beliefs that were espoused during Trump's campaign. While women's and reproductive rights were at the forefront of marchers' concerns, many also protested the racist, anti-immigrant,...
Dates: 2017-2018

Women's Policy Group records

 Collection
Identifier: W094
Abstract: Originally established in 1988 as the Women and Children's Policy Group, the Women's Policy Group (WPG) is a non-profit organization in the state of Georgia with an office in Atlanta. The group's main mission is to bring interested parties together to study the problems that keep women and their families underemployed, impoverished, and underserved in order to find workable solutions. Over the years, the organizations have produced a number of important research papers and projects on a...
Dates: 1990-2008

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Names
ERA Georgia, Inc. 13
Georgia Women's Political Caucus 6
National Organization for Women 6
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 6
Feminist Action Alliance (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
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Georgia NOW 3
National Organization for Women. Atlanta Chapter 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
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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