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Anne Tilden was a staff member in the Georgia State University Library's Special Collections and Archives. The Anne Tilden Artifact Collection is comprised of two (2) National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL) buttons.
Candy Carson graduated from Georgia State University in 1988 with a BS in education. Carson was a registrar at Georgia Tech until she retired in 2007. The Candy Carson Artifact Collection contains T-shirts and buttons relating to LGBT issues, including materials from various Atlanta’s gay bars, Atlanta Pride, and AIDS walks.
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.
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].
Elaine Hazleton Bolton worked as a political activist in support of ERA ratification and began her political activism in the late 1970s by working as a legislative aid to Senator Virginia Shapard. The Elaine Hazleton Bolton papers includes a file documenting the Polly Bergen/National Business Council for the Equal Rights campaign, a necklace, two pinback buttons, a t-shirt and two scarves.
Established in 2011 by archivists and members of the LGBTQ community, the Georgia LGBTQ Archives Project works to preserve LGBTQ history in the city of Atlanta and the state of Georgia before it is lost. The Georgia LGBTQ Archives Project records, 1985-2018, consist of meeting minutes, notes, periodicals, papers, draft bylaws, and artifacts. The collection consists of two series: Administrative Files and Public Library Materials.
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.
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.
The Julia Marks Young Artifact Collection consists of one button promoting the Equal Rights Amendment.
Former GSU subject librarian, Karen Wagner donated this small artifact collection containing buttons and a postcard supporting various feminist and leftist causes.
The LGBTQ Institute's Jim Allen papers, 1956-2016 (bulk 1989-1993), includes articles, clippings, correspondence, flyers, petitions, and protest ephemera and photographs of the many protests ACT UP organized in Atlanta. The materials relate to the many challenges posed to people with HIV during the height of the AIDS crisis.
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).
Lorraine Fontana is an activist for the LGBTQ community and has fought for social justice since her early college days. Her papers, 1947-2014 (bulk 1968-2010), include correspondence, conference materials, flyers, notes, programs and publications, representing her activities in Atlanta, New York, and elsewhere.
Born in 1935, Maxine Turner was a Georgia Institute of Technology professor of literature and communication, a technical writing consultant. The collection consists of a mailing list, two personal accounts, 17 photographs, three buttons, and seven picket signs related to a 1996 protest against the Episcopal Church's refusal to ordain women as ministers.