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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

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

Margaret Miller Curtis papers

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

 Collection
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

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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

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ERA Georgia, Inc. 11
Georgia Women's Political Caucus 5
National Organization for Women 4
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 4
Feminist Action Alliance (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
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American Association of University Women 2
Democratic Party (Ga.) 2
Feminist Women's Health Center 2
Georgia NOW 2
Georgia. General Assembly. House of Representatives 2
Georgia. General Assembly. Senate 2
League of Women Voters of Atlanta/Fulton County 2
League of Women Voters of DeKalb County, Ga. 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
Cahill, Jeanne Taylor, 1932- 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
Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Cormack, Judith Lightfoot, 1937-2006 1
Council on Battered Women (Atlanta, Ga.) 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
Eidson, Diana 1
Ellis, Linda, 1961- 1
Feminist Women's Health Centers, Inc. 1
Flaherty, Lisa, 1965- 1
Gaunt, MaryAnne (MaryAnne Farnsworth) 1
Georgia Abortion Rights Action League 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
Gerrard, Morna 1
Girl Vigilantes 1
Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.) 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
Judy, Beth 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
Metropolitan Foundation of Atlanta 1
Michelman, Kate 1
Moriarty, Laura J., 1945- 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 March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights 1
National Organization for Women. Atlanta Chapter 1
Nowak, Nancy, 1938- 1
Nuclear Waste Program (U.S.) 1
Occupy Atlanta (Movement) 1
Oeder, Carol 1
Older Women's League (U.S.). Metro Atlanta Chapter 1
Olympic Games (26th : 1996 : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Orrock, Nancy Grogan, 1943- 1
Paulk, Janet, 1932- 1
People of Faith for the ERA 1
Phillip Rush Center (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Planned Parenthood of Georgia, Inc. 1
Refugee Women's Network 1
Rhodes, Richard, 1938- 1
Rivard, Betsy 1
Schapiro, Beth Susan 1
Sisters of No Mercy (Performing group) 1
Steinberg, Cathey W. (Cathey Weiss), 1942- 1
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