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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: 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
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: Edmund Torbush was a member of the Atlanta Typographical Union (International Typographical Union, Local 48) who worked for Atlanta Newspapers, Inc. His papers include correspondence, minutes, news clippings, printed materials, pamphlets, photographs pertaining to the International Typographical Union, the Atlanta Typographical Union, and its Women's Auxiliary. The papers also contains artifacts used in the typesetting profession.
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: Jeffrey Gordon Jones has worked as a software engineer and a research scientist (1979-1992) and as a part-time instructor in the History Department at Georgia State University (September 1995-March 1996). The Jeffrey G. Jones Collection consists of research materials collected by Jones from 1993 to 1995 in the process of writing his thesis, Georgia and the ERA, for his master's degree in history at Georgia State University.
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 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 in...
Dates: circa 1973-1998, 2018
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: 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: 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: 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.
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: 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
- Atlanta (Ga.) 12
- Feminism 12
- Women political activists 5
- Women's rights 5
- Women -- Political activity 3
- buttons (information artifacts) 3
- Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. 2
- artifacts (object genre) 2
- audiocassettes 2
- oral histories (document genres) 2
- pamphlets 2
- photographs 2
- Abortion -- Law and legislation 1
- Apprentices 1
- Columbus (Ga.) 1
- Community activists 1
- DeKalb County (Ga.) 1
- Family violence 1
- Feminism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity 1
- Labor leaders 1
- Labor union locals 1
- Labor unions -- Organizing 1
- Printers -- Labor unions 1
- Printing industry -- Employees -- Labor unions 1
- Report writing 1
- Savannah (Ga.) 1
- Sex discrimination 1
- Sex discrimination against women 1
- Social workers 1
- Typesetting 1
- Universities and colleges 1
- Women in public life 1
- Women labor leaders 1
- Women political consultants 1
- Women politicians 1
- Women's studies -- Archival resources 1
- Women--Political activity 1
- articles 1
- clippings (information artifacts) 1
- correspondence 1
- directories 1
- filmstrips 1
- newsletters 1
- reports 1
- research (document genres) 1
- souvenir programs 1
- surveys (documents) 1
- textiles (visual works) 1
- videocassettes 1 ∧ less
- ERA Georgia, Inc. 6
- Georgia Women's Political Caucus 5
- National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 4
- League of Women Voters of Georgia 3
- Curtis, Margaret Miller, 1935- 2
- Durand, Joyce Jenkins, 1939- 2
- Faulkner, Daphne C., 1930- 2
- Feminist Action Alliance (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Fowlkes, Diane L., 1939-2020 2
- Millen, Susan A. (Susan Ann), 1951- 2
- National Organization for Women 2
- People of Faith for the ERA 2
- American Association of University Women 1
- Ball, Martha Charlene 1
- Bergen, Polly 1
- Bolton, Elaine Hazleton 1
- Brown, Amanda 1
- Cahill, Jeanne Taylor, 1932- 1
- Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 1
- Coles, Donna Novak 1
- De Catanzaro, Christine D. 1
- Democratic Party (Ga.) 1
- Donner, Suzanne 1
- Downey, Margery R. 1
- Draper, Lucy Hargrett 1
- Georgia NOW 1
- Georgia State University. Library 1
- Georgia State University. Women's Studies Institute 1
- Georgia. Select Committee on Constitutional Revision 1
- Gibson-Ferrey, Dorothy 1
- Ginn, Bo 1
- Grant, Betty J. 1
- Graves, Mary Vick 1
- Holmes, Dorris, 1924-2010 1
- Housewives for E.R.A. 1
- International Typographical Union. Local 48 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Jones, Jeffrey Gordon 1
- Jones, Maria Getzinger, 1919-2005 1
- Ku Klux Klan (1915-) 1
- Lassiter, Jacqueline 1
- Malavenda, Roberta 1
- McBee, Louise 1
- National Business Council for the Equal Rights Amendment 1
- National Organization for Women. Atlanta Chapter 1
- National Woman's Party 1
- Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
- Olson, Anne, 1934- 1
- Paulk, Janet, 1932- 1
- Riddle, Mary, 1949- 1
- Schapiro, Beth Susan 1
- Schlafly, Phyllis 1
- Slade, Tristan 1
- Sutton, Sherry (Sherry Shulman), 1941- 1
- Torbush, Edmund 1
- Tracy, Dorothy J., 1920- 1
- United Methodist Church (U.S.) 1
- Van Tilborg, Dana 1
- Wysong, Lee 1
- Young, Alice C., 1923- 1 ∧ less