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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: 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
Abstract: Daphne C. Faulkner, religious and political activist, was born in 1930 in Columbus, Georgia. This collection documents Faulkner's participation and activities in ERA-related organizations through letters, manuscripts, meeting minutes, a filmstrip, printed items and lists.
Dates: 1974-1981, 1986, 1995
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...
Abstract: 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.
Abstract The Georgia Women's Movement Oral History Collection began in 1995 as part of the Georgia Women's Movement Project, a joint undertaking of the Women's Studies Institute of Georgia State University and the Special Collections Department of the University Library. Although the focus of the collection has been the Equal Rights Amendment, also covered are many topics relating to the lives of women throughout the twntieth and twenty-first centuries.
Abstract: In June 1995, the Special Collections Department of the Georgia State University Library initiated a project to build archival collections in women's history. The collection includes materials (manuscript materials, invitations and programs, flyers, audio recordings, photographs, and artifacts) documenting the history and activities of the Georgia Women's Movement Project.
Abstract: Lucy Hargrett Draper has had a long and deep interest in the first women's rights movement (1848-1920). The Lucy Hargrett Draper U.S. Equal Rights Amendment (1921-1982) Research Collection is comprised of primary and secondary materials of all formats relating to efforts and activities at state, regional and national levels, to secure the passage of an equal rights amendment for women.
Dates: circa 1920-1998
Abstract: Margery R. Downey was involved with ERA Georgia during the 1970s and 1980s and has been a long-time member of the League of Women Voters in Montclaire, N.J. and in Savannah, Georgia. The papers consist of files relating to the League of Women Voters of Georgia, the Older Women's League (National and Metro Atlanta), efforts to pass the Equal Rights Amendment in Georgia, and various other women's issues -- in particular women and aging.
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
Abstract: Mary Vick Graves' interest in the women's movement began when she was working for the Commonwealth of Virginia. The collection documents the activities of ERA Georgia Inc. and the work Graves undertook as volunteer coordinator of the organization.
Dates: 1972-1983; Majority of material found within 1981 - 1983
Abstract: The Phyllis Holmen papers document her work as the Treasurer and Board Member of the Women's Policy Group and Women's Policy Education Fund, later known jointly as Georgia Women for a Change, from 1985-2010. The papers include materials such as correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records including budgets, and bylaws.
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: Susan A. Millen has been an editor (Journal of Labor, 1979-1985), journalist, photographer, public relations specialist and communications consultant as well as a special education teacher and has been very active in organizations involving women's politics. The collection is organized to reflect Millen's activities with the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC), the Georgia Women's Political Caucus (GWPC), and the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) from...
Dates: 1979-1998; Majority of material found within 1980 - 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 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,...
Abstract: The "Printed Collection: Pamphlets" is an artificial collection of published and unpublished materials by or about women. Although called a pamphlet collection, this is in fact what some might consider to be a subject file or a vertical file, as it also includes reports, articles, directories, etc. Materials are usually received by Special Collections along with donated manuscript collections.
Dates: circa 1968-1999
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.
- Atlanta (Ga.) 12
- Equal rights amendments 12
- Women's rights 6
- Women political activists 5
- Women -- Political activity 4
- Abortion -- Law and legislation 2
- Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. 2
- Women in public life 2
- Women labor leaders 2
- Women's studies 2
- buttons (information artifacts) 2
- oral histories (document genres) 2
- Bainbridge (Ga.) 1
- Cobb County (Ga.) 1
- Columbus (Ga.) 1
- Community activists 1
- DeKalb County (Ga.) 1
- Family violence 1
- Feminism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity 1
- Marital violence 1
- Nonprofit organizations 1
- Printers 1
- Protest movements 1
- Savannah (Ga.) 1
- Sex discrimination 1
- Sex discrimination against women 1
- Special events -- Planning 1
- Typographers 1
- Washington (D.C.) 1
- Women in community organization 1
- Women in higher education 1
- Women lawyers 1
- Women politicians 1
- Women's March on Washington (2017) 1
- Women's studies -- Archival resources 1
- articles 1
- artifacts (object genre) 1
- audiocassettes 1
- directories 1
- filmstrips 1
- floppy disks 1
- pamphlets 1
- periodicals 1
- reports 1
- souvenir programs 1
- surveys (documents) 1
- textiles (visual works) 1
- videocassettes 1 ∧ less
- ERA Georgia, Inc. 5
- National Organization for Women 5
- Georgia Women's Political Caucus 4
- League of Women Voters of Georgia 4
- American Association of University Women 2
- Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 2
- Fowlkes, Diane L., 1939-2020 2
- Georgia NOW 2
- Georgia State University. Women's Studies Institute 2
- Millen, Susan A. (Susan Ann), 1951- 2
- National Organization for Women. Atlanta Chapter 2
- National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 2
- Altrusa International 1
- Ball, Martha Charlene 1
- Bergen, Polly 1
- Beynon, Valerie 1
- Bolton, Elaine Hazleton 1
- Brown, Amanda 1
- Carson, Karen, 1973- 1
- Coles, Donna Novak 1
- De Catanzaro, Christine D. 1
- Democratic Party (Ga.) 1
- Downey, Margery R. 1
- Draper, Lucy Hargrett 1
- Durand, Joyce Jenkins, 1939- 1
- Faulkner, Daphne C., 1930- 1
- Feminist Action Alliance (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Flaherty, Lisa, 1965- 1
- Georgia State University Library 1
- Georgia State University Library. Special Collections Department 1
- Georgia State University. Library 1
- Georgia Women for a Change 1
- Georgia. Select Committee on Constitutional Revision 1
- Gerrard, Morna 1
- Ginn, Bo 1
- Grant, Betty J. 1
- Graves, Mary Vick 1
- Griffin, Schaune (Interviewer) 1
- Hague, Erica Lynn 1
- Halevy, Emily 1
- Holmen, Phyllis J. 1
- Housewives for E.R.A. 1
- International Typographical Union 1
- Jones, Maria Getzinger, 1919-2005 1
- Lefkowitz, Leah 1
- McGee, Alex, 1989- 1
- National Business Council for the Equal Rights Amendment 1
- National Woman's Party 1
- Oeder, Carol 1
- Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
- Olson, Anne, 1934- 1
- Paulk, Janet, 1932- 1
- People of Faith for the ERA 1
- Riddle, Mary, 1949- 1
- Schlafly, Phyllis 1
- Slade, Tristan 1
- Stephens, Karen W. 1
- Strub, Liza 1
- Sutton, Sherry (Sherry Shulman), 1941- 1
- United Methodist Church (U.S.) 1
- Van Tilborg, Dana 1
- Women's Policy Education Fund 1
- Women's Policy Group 1 ∧ less