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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

Virginia MacMahon Ackerman papers

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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

Women's March Oral History Collection

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Identifier: W150
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,...
Dates: 2017-2018

Women's Policy Group records

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Identifier: W094
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...
Dates: 1990-2008

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ERA Georgia, Inc. 11
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League of Women Voters of Atlanta/Fulton County 2
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National Organization for Women. Atlanta Chapter 2
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 2
Women's Policy Group 2
Ackerman, Virginia MacMahon, 1939- 1
Atlanta Women's Network 1
Beynon, Valerie 1
Cahill, Jeanne Taylor, 1932- 1
Carroll, Chris (Christine Ann) 1
Carson, Karen, 1973- 1
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 1
Coles, Donna Novak 1
Cormack, Judith Lightfoot, 1937-2006 1
Cukor, Janet, 1924- 1
Davis, Stephanie 1
Deeley, Anne 1
Deeley-Fenton & Associates 1
Flaherty, Lisa, 1965- 1
Gaunt, MaryAnne (MaryAnne Farnsworth) 1
Georgia Women for a Change 1
Georgia. General Assembly. Committee on Schools 1
Georgia. General Assembly. House of Representatives 1
Georgia. General Assembly. Senate 1
Georgia. Governor's Commission on the Status of Women 1
Georgia. Select Committee on Constitutional Revision 1
Gerrard, Morna 1
Grant, Betty J. 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
Jones, Maria Getzinger, 1919-2005 1
Jordan, Beverly Turner, 1937- 1
Kurtz, Linda Hallenborg, 1948- 1
League of Women Voters of Georgia 1
Lefkowitz, Leah 1
McGee, Alex, 1989- 1
Moriarty, Laura J., 1945- 1
National Women's Conference (1st : 1977 : Houston, TX) 1
Nowak, Nancy, 1938- 1
Oeder, Carol 1
Paulk, Janet, 1932- 1
Sisters of No Mercy (Performing group) 1
Steinberg, Cathey W. (Cathey Weiss), 1942- 1
Stephens, Karen W. 1
Strub, Liza 1
Taylor, Mamie K., 1900-1982 1
Tibbetts, Christine, 1948- 1
Tracy, Dorothy J., 1920- 1
Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Atlanta 1
United States. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1
Women and the Constitution (1988 : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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