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Activist Women Oral History Project

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Identifier: W071
Abstract The Activist Women Oral History Project was established in 2006, and forms part of the Archives for Research on Women. This project is broad in scope, and the subject matter includes domestic violence, women's health and reproductive justice, politics, policy making and the law, child sex trafficking, philanthropy, community activism, art and culture, equality in the workplace, civil rights, and LGBTQ activism. The ongoing and growing Activist Women Oral History Project contains over 40 oral...
Dates: 2005-2016

Anne Deeley papers

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Identifier: W026
Abstract: Anne Deeley has been a champion of women's rights both as an activist and a businesswoman. The Anne Deeley papers, 1975-1983, include material from two scrapbooks (dismantled for preservation purposes) of photographs, contact sheets, printed material (flyers, newsletters, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, invitations, programs and registration forms), and letters pertaining to Deeley-Fenton and Associates, Inc., the Atlanta chapter of the Feminist Action Alliance, women and work, and career...
Dates: 1975-1983

Beth S. Schapiro papers

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Identifier: W002
Abstract: Beth Schapiro has been active and held offices with several Georgia and national organizations including the Feminist Action Alliance, Inc., ERA Georgia, Inc. (formerly Georgia Council for the ERA), the Women's Political Caucus, and Women Business Owners, Inc. The Schapiro Papers are organized into seven series: (I) Organizations and issues; (II) Appointments, boards, and panels; (III) Subject files; (IV)Women political candidates; (V) General correspondence; (VI) Miscellaneous personal...
Dates: circa 1970-1995

Betsy Rivard papers

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Identifier: W099
Abstract: Caroline (Betsy) Rivard is a political activist working on environment issues pertaining to nuclear materials. Her papers, 1990-2006, consist of articles, meeting agendas and notes, and printed materials reflecting Rivard's service as a board member of Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) and Women Legislators' Lobby (WiLL).
Dates: 1990-2006

Betty Grant papers

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Identifier: W123
Abstract: Betty Grant served as the president of the Georgia chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW), 1988-early 1990s. The Betty Grant papers include office files pertaining to the activities of the Georgia NOW during her time serving the organization in various roles, including that of president, as well as photographs and artifacts.
Dates: 1976-1991; Majority of material found within 1988 - 1990

Beverly Jordan papers

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Identifier: W004
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).
Dates: 1980-1986

Cathey W. Steinberg papers

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Identifier: W042
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.
Dates: 1976-1994

Chris Carroll papers

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Identifier: W112
Abstract: Chris Carroll is a real estate broker and women's policy activist in Atlanta, Georgia, who served as a board member for the Women's Policy Group, 1992-2011. Her papers consist of correspondence, handwritten notes, meeting agendas and minutes, reports and other printed material, and financial records, primarily documenting the Women's Policy Group.
Dates: 1993-2010

Christine Tibbetts papers

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Identifier: W060
Abstract: Throughout her years in Georgia, Christine Tibbetts has chaired numerous community organizations and also helped to support the arts in Tift County. Comprised of correspondence, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, newsletters, posters, drafts and photographs from 1974 to 2000, the papers document Tibbetts' work with the National Women's Political Caucus, Women's Equity Action League, American Association of University Women, Georgia Association of Education and Georgia Women's Political Caucus.
Dates: 1974-2000; Majority of material found within 1981 - 1985

Committee on Women, Population, and the Environment Depo Diaries records

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Identifier: W114
Abstract: Formed in 2001, the Committee on Women, Population, and the Environment is a multi-racial alliance of feminist community organizers, scholarly activists, and health practitioners committed to promoting the social and economic empowerment of women in a context of global peace and justice; and to eliminating poverty. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, and printed materials pertaining to the organization and activities of the Depo Diaries, a national storytelling project...
Dates: 1999-2008

Cynthia W. Hlass papers

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Identifier: W019
Abstract Cynthia Welch Hlass, real estate broker and former Atlanta NOW president was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1944. The Cynthia W. Hlass Papers, 1970-1976, are arranged under the following topics: Atlanta NOW, Georgia NOW, National NOW, NOW State Legislative Coordinator, Equal Rights Amendment, and Miscellaneous and consist of manuscript and printed materials documenting Hlass's participation in NOW, as well as efforts to ratify the ERA in Georgia.
Dates: 1970-1976

Diana Eidson papers

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Identifier: Y004
Abstract: Diana Eidson was Assistant Director of Lower Division Studies at Georgia State University's English Department while working on her Doctorate in Composition and Rhetoric. Her papers consist of printed material including flyers, protest chants, and booklets, and correspondence and notes, relating to social justice events such as Occupy Atlanta/Occupy GSU (Georgia State University) and Fair Food Justice.
Dates: 2010-2012

Donna Novak Coles papers

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Identifier: W010
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...
Dates: 1968-1984

Dorothy J. Tracy papers

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Identifier: W014
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

Dorris (Dotsie) Dutel Holmes papers

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Identifier: W143
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

Georgians for Choice records

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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

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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

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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 Taylor Cahill papers

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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

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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

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ERA Georgia, Inc. 12
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National Organization for Women 5
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Georgia NOW 3
American Association of University Women 2
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Georgia. General Assembly. House of Representatives 2
Georgia. General Assembly. Senate 2
Gerrard, Morna 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
Women's Policy Group 2
Abbott, Franklin 1
Ackerman, Virginia MacMahon, 1939- 1
American Nurses Association 1
Arthritis Foundation 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
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
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
Democratic Party (Ga.) 1
Duncanson, Mary Jo, 1947- 1
Eidson, Diana 1
Feminist Women's Health Centers, Inc. 1
Flaherty, Lisa, 1965- 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
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
International Typographical Union 1
International Women's Forum 1
Jones, Maria Getzinger, 1919-2005 1
Jordan, Beverly Turner, 1937- 1
King, Joan O. (Joan Olcott), 1932-2020 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915-) 1
Kurtz, Linda Hallenborg, 1948- 1
League of Women Voters of Georgia 1
Lefkowitz, Leah 1
Long, Mary N., 1941- 1
Malavenda, Roberta 1
May, Susan, 1941- 1
McGee, Alex, 1989- 1
McLennan, Vicki Anne 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
NGO Forum on Women, Beijing '95 (1995 : Huairou Xian, China) 1
National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League 1
National Federation of Republican Women 1
National Women's Conference (1st : 1977 : Houston, TX) 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
Nowak, Nancy, 1938- 1
Nuclear Waste Program (U.S.) 1
Occupy Atlanta (Movement) 1
Oeder, Carol 1
Olympic Games (26th : 1996 : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Orrock, Nancy Grogan, 1943- 1
People of Faith for the ERA 1
Planned Parenthood of Georgia, Inc. 1
Refugee Women's Network 1
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