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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Women's 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.