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Abstract: Established in 1973, 9to5 Working Women focuses on creating and implementing family-friendly policies to help working people balance responsibilities at home and on the job, making nonstandard jobs voluntary and equitable so that those working part-time or temporary positions receive fair pay and benefits, eliminating workplace discrimination through education about legal rights on the job, monitoring enforcement agencies and expanding anti-discrimination laws, and opposing punitive welfare...
Dates: 1972-2009; Majority of material found within 1984 - 2006
Abstract: Anne Olson has had a long-standing interest in feminist and human rights issues: She has been an active participant in a number of community organizations, including the Dekalb League of Women Voters (1966-1968) and The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia (1969-1972). The collection contains materials (pamphlets, flyers, clippings, memos and correspondence) related to Olson's interest in women's rights and support of ERA ratification, 1970-1982, her involvement in the Georgia Women's...
Dates: 1894-1938, circa 1965-1995
Abstract: The Girl Vigilantes were an anonymous group of political activists in Atlanta, Georgia, who used images and action to draw attention to reproductive rights and other social issues.
Dates: 1989-1992, undated
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.
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.
Abstract: Dorothy Gibson-Ferrey was elected in 1972 as the first Chairperson of the reformed Georgia Commission on the Status of Women, having served on the board of the Fulton County Department of Children and Youth and the Georgia Committee on Crime and Delinquency. The bulk of the collection relates to her service on the Georgia Commission on the Status of Women, 1971-1992, and her work on the Equal Rights Amendment and with ERA Georgia.
Dates: circa 1968-1995; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1983
Abstract: Eleanor Hope Crisler Babcock, born November 8, 1931 in Atlanta, Georgia, has worked as a homemaker, substitute teacher, mortgage loan counselor, and insurance claims clerical supervisor. The Eleanor Crisler Babcock Collection contains printed materials and artifacts related to ERA ratification efforts from the Georgia chapter of NOW, ERA Georgia, Inc., and HERA.
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
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
Abstract: Martha Wren Gaines (1939-1987), a Georgia native from Thomason, dedicated her life, personally and professionally, to promoting civil and women's rights in Georgia. As part of the Georgia Women's Movement Project, an annual Gaines Research Fellowship is annually awarded to Georgia State University faculty and students who are actively pursuing research that utilizes materials from the Donna Novak Coles Georgia Women's Movement Archives and/or the ...
Abstract: Acting as a delegate from Atlanta NOW, Mary Jo Duncanson became involved with ERA Georgia, Inc. and the Equal Rights Amendment movement. The Mary Jo Duncanson papers, 1972-1984, document her involvement in the Equal Rights Amendment movement in Georgia.
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...
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
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
Abstract: Sherry Shulman Sutton, a native of Atlanta, Georgia, has been active in Georgia politics since the 1970s when she became involved in the Equal Rights Amendment/Women's Rights movement. The collection consists of office files and artifacts related to Shery Sutton's political and social movement activities during the late 1970s and 1980s.
Dates: 1978-1992; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1988
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 levels...
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 variety...
Abstract: The "Printed Collection: Periodicals" is an artificial collection of serial publications by or about women. Materials are usually received by Special Collections along with donated manuscript collections.
- Feminism 13
- Women political activists 9
- Equal rights amendments 8
- Georgia 6
- reports 4
- Abortion -- Law and legislation 3
- clippings (information artifacts) 3
- correspondence 3
- photographs 3
- DeKalb County (Ga.) 2
- Family violence 2
- Political activists 2
- Pro-choice movement 2
- Women -- Political activity 2
- buttons (information artifacts) 2
- pamphlets 2
- Bainbridge (Ga.) 1
- Beijing (China) 1
- Birth control 1
- Birth control -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church 1
- Cobb County (Ga.) 1
- College teachers 1
- Community activists 1
- Congresses and conventions 1
- Dilatation and extraction abortion -- Law and legislation 1
- Discrimination in employment 1
- Huairou Xian (Beijing, China) 1
- Lobbyists 1
- Macon (Ga.) 1
- Marital violence 1
- Milwaukee (Wis.) 1
- Non-governmental organizations 1
- Pro-choice movement -- Political aspects 1
- Pro-life movement 1
- Report writing 1
- Reproductive health 1
- Reproductive health services 1
- Reproductive rights 1
- Right to life -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
- Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) 1
- Sex discrimination against women 1
- Sexual harassment 1
- Universities and colleges 1
- Women -- Employment 1
- Women in community organization 1
- Women in higher education 1
- Women in public life 1
- Women politicians 1
- Women's studies 1
- Women's studies -- Archival resources 1
- Women’s health services 1
- articles 1
- artifacts (object genre) 1
- banners 1
- bumper stickers 1
- congressional records 1
- floppy disks 1
- invitations 1
- maps (documents) 1
- newsletters 1
- notes 1
- periodicals 1
- scrapbooks 1
- stickers 1
- textiles (visual works) 1
- videocassettes 1 ∧ less
- Georgia Women's Political Caucus 4
- National Organization for Women 4
- ERA Georgia, Inc. 3
- Feminist Women's Health Center 2
- Georgia NOW 2
- National Organization for Women. Atlanta Chapter 2
- Women's Policy Group 2
- 9 to 5, Atlanta Working Women 1
- 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women (U.S.) 1
- Altrusa International 1
- American Association of University Women 1
- Atlanta Women's Network 1
- Babcock, Eleanor Crisler, 1931- 1
- Beynon, Valerie 1
- Boothe, Nancy N. 1
- Cameron, Cindia 1
- Carroll, Chris (Christine Ann) 1
- Center for Family Planning Program Development (Planned Parenthood-World Population) 1
- Davis, Stephanie 1
- Democratic Party (Ga.) 1
- Duncanson, Mary Jo, 1947- 1
- Feminist Women's Health Centers, Inc. 1
- Gaunt, MaryAnne (MaryAnne Farnsworth) 1
- Georgia Abortion Rights Action League 1
- Georgia State University Library 1
- Georgia Women for a Change 1
- Georgia. General Assembly. Committee on Schools 1
- Georgia. Governor's Commission on the Status of Women 1
- Georgians for Choice (Organization) 1
- Gibson-Ferrey, Dorothy 1
- Ginn, Bo 1
- Girl Vigilantes 1
- Hlass, Cynthia W. (Cynthia Welch), 1944-2003 1
- Holmen, Phyllis J. 1
- Housewives for E.R.A. 1
- International Women's Forum 1
- Judy, Beth 1
- League of Women Voters of Atlanta/Fulton County 1
- League of Women Voters of DeKalb County, Ga. 1
- League of Women Voters of Georgia 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
- Olson, Anne, 1934- 1
- Pici, Frances Anne 1
- Schlafly, Phyllis 1
- Sutton, Sherry (Sherry Shulman), 1941- 1
- United Nations 1
- Vuley, Errin J., 1974-2009 1
- World Conference on Women (4th : 1995 : Beijing, China) 1 ∧ less