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Jeanne Taylor Cahill papers

 Collection
Identifier: W003
Abstract:

Jeanne Taylor Cahill, civic activist and businesswoman, was born in Alma (Ware County), Georgia in 1932. The Cahill papers are comprised of subject files, personal papers and artifacts reflecting the political, and activist activities of Jeanne Cahill.

Dates: 1953-1993; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1993

Joan O. King papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y003
Abstract:

Joan Olcott King (born 1932 in New Jersey) came to Atlanta in 1954 to work for Delta Airlines as a flight attendant. She married and settled in the area, eventually becoming a social activist and serving on the board of Nuclear Watch South. Her papers, 1950-2009 [bulk 1980-2009], are comprised of correspondence, fact sheets, articles, letters and general information on the industry of nuclear power.

Dates: 1945-2010; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2009

Judith Lightfoot Cormack papers

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Identifier: W029
Abstract:

Through her activities in NOW, Judith Lightfoot Cormack became a significant figure in the women's movement in Georgia, and nationally. One folder contains materials photocopied from originals in the possession of Judith Lightfoot Cormack, and includes letters written by, to, or concerning Cormack, some meeting minutes, and newsclippings.

Dates: 1975, 1978, 1991-1992

Laura J. Moriarty papers

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Identifier: W044
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

Lee Ague Miller papers

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Identifier: W131
Abstract

The Lee Ague Miller papers, 1960-1972, consist of political polling and campaign materials, newspaper clippings, legal documents, periodicals, and correspondence. These manuscript materials detail Lee Miller's leadership in the Republican Party (mostly in Georgia) during the 1960s and early 1970s.

Dates: 1953-2012

Leola Reis papers

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Identifier: W175
Abstract

The Leola Reis Papers, 1997-2013, undated, are composed of articles, marketing materials, and correspondence. Much of the material refers to Reis’ marketing position at Planned Parenthood of Georgia. Additional materials refer to Reis’ volunteer work with multiple organizations surrounding reproductive rights and sex education.

Dates: 1997-2013

Linda Ellis papers

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Identifier: Q193
Abstract

The Linda Ellis papers, 1993-2017, consist of correspondence, meeting minutes, photographs, promotional materials, flyers, news clippings, t-shirts, financial records, pins, and artifacts. The bulk of the material comes from Ellis's work with the Atlanta Lesbian Cancer Initiative. Linda Ellis is a psychotherapist and former executive director of the Health Initiative (formally the Atlanta Lesbian Cancer Initiative).

Dates: 1920, 1993-2017

Linda Hallenborg Kurtz papers

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Identifier: W024
Abstract:

Linda Hallenborg Kurtz was the founder and chair of the Georgia Women's Political Caucus (GWPC), an officer of the ERA GA, Inc., vice chair and member of the board of directors of the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC) and director of governmental affairs for Planned Parenthood of the Atlanta Area. The Linda Hallenborg Kurtz Papers, 1979-1995, document her involvement with the Georgia Women's Political Caucus (GWPC) and the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC).

Dates: 1979-1995

Margaret Miller Curtis papers

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Identifier: W005
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...
Dates: circa 1973-1998, 2018

Maria Getzinger Jones papers

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Identifier: W021
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

Mary N. Long papers

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Identifier: W062
Abstract: Primarily correspondence, minutes and agendas, notes and writings, printed material including reports, and artifacts and ephemera make up the papers of nurse, administrator, and advocate Mary N. Long, 1957, 1965-2000. Materials relate to her employment at Grady Memorial Hospital and the Arthritis Foundation; to her service to the Georgia Nurses' Association, Georgia Nurses' Foundation, American Nurses Foundation, and other organizations; and to her work as an activist and community...
Dates: 1957, 1965-2000

MaryAnne Gaunt papers

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Identifier: W080
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...
Dates: 1972-1990

Nan Grogan Orrock papers

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Identifier: W118
Abstract:

Nan Orrock has served as a senator and as a representative in Georgia's State Legislature since 1987, and as president of the Women Legislators' Lobby. She has worked to balance budgets; to increase spending on assisting families, education health and child care; and to reduce excessive and wasteful military spending. Her papers include correspondence, printed material, and financial records, that document legislation, political campaigns, and issues, 1969-2010 (bulk 1990-2006).

Dates: 1969-2010; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2006

Nancy N. Boothe papers

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Identifier: W079
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

Nancy Nowak papers

 Collection
Identifier: W076
Abstract: Nowak first became interested in the the Women's Movement in 1977, when she attended a meeting of the National Organization for Women (NOW). She went on to join the NOW board in 1978, and, along with Mary Jo Duncanson, co-led the ERA State Network which worked to build a means of support and dissemination of information throughout Georgia. The collection consists of articles, correspondence, legislative information, speeches, and reports collected to educate and build support for the passage...
Dates: 1972-1982

NARAL Pro-Choice Georgia records

 Collection — Box: Restricted
Identifier: W072
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

Refugee Women's Network records

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Identifier: W096
Abstract:

Refugee Women's Network is a national nonprofit organization created by women for women in 1995, that focuses on enhancing refugee and immigrant women's strengths, skills, and courage through leadership training, education and advocacy. Its records, 1989-2012, consist of correspondence, minutes, printed material, financial records, artifacts, textiles, photographs, and sound and audiovisual recordings.

Dates: 1989-2012

Roberta Malavenda papers

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Identifier: W037
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.

Dates: 1978-1985

Sisters of No Mercy records

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Identifier: W083
Abstract:

The Sisters of No Mercy, feminist theater troupe, performed for more than three years in the early 1980s. Scripts, newsletters, newspaper clippings, research materials and photographs make up the records of the Sisters of No Mercy's performances at activist and feminist events in the Atlanta, Georgia area.

Dates: 1978-1984

Susan May papers

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Identifier: W106
Abstract:

Susan May established the Council on Battered Women, and, as President of the Board and then Director, she nurtured a small task force to become a broadly-based community organization and built a comprehensive program of crisis line, shelter, children's program, and educational services. Her papers, 1979-circa 1985, include printed material, correspondence, and an original manuscript by a Council on Battered Women staff member.

Dates: 1979-circa 1985

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ERA Georgia, Inc. 12
Georgia Women's Political Caucus 6
National Organization for Women 5
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 4
Feminist Action Alliance (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
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Georgia NOW 3
American Association of University Women 2
Feminist Women's Health Center 2
Georgia. General Assembly. House of Representatives 2
Georgia. General Assembly. Senate 2
Gerrard, Morna 2
League of Women Voters of Atlanta/Fulton County 2
League of Women Voters of DeKalb County, Ga. 2
National Organization for Women. Atlanta Chapter 2
Paulk, Janet, 1932- 2
Planned Parenthood of Georgia, Inc. 2
Women's Policy Group 2
Abbott, Franklin 1
Ackerman, Virginia MacMahon, 1939- 1
American Nurses Association 1
Arthritis Foundation 1
Atlanta Lesbian Cancer Initiative 1
Atlanta Women's Network 1
Beynon, Valerie 1
Boothe, Nancy N. 1
Bowdoin, Natalia Taylor 1
Brown, Amanda 1
Cahill, Jeanne Taylor, 1932- 1
Callaway, Howard H. (Howard Hollis), 1927-2014 1
Carroll, Chris (Christine Ann) 1
Carson, Karen, 1973- 1
Center for Family Planning Program Development (Planned Parenthood-World Population) 1
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 1
Coles, Donna Novak 1
Committee on Women, Population, and the Environment 1
Cormack, Judith Lightfoot, 1937-2006 1
Council on Battered Women (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Cukor, Janet, 1924- 1
Curtis, Margaret Miller, 1935- 1
Davis, Stephanie 1
Deeley, Anne 1
Deeley-Fenton & Associates 1
Democratic National Convention (1992 : New York, N.Y.) 1
Democratic Party (Ga.) 1
Duncanson, Mary Jo, 1947- 1
Eidson, Diana 1
Ellis, Linda, 1961- 1
Feminist Women's Health Centers, Inc. 1
Flaherty, Lisa, 1965- 1
Gaunt, MaryAnne (MaryAnne Farnsworth) 1
Georgia Abortion Rights Action League 1
Georgia Federation of Republican Women 1
Georgia Nurses' Association 1
Georgia Nurses' Foundation 1
Georgia Women for a Change 1
Georgia. General Assembly. Committee on Schools 1
Georgia. Governor's Commission on the Status of Women 1
Georgia. Select Committee on Constitutional Revision 1
Georgians for Choice (Organization) 1
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998 1
Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.) 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
International Women's Forum 1
Jones, Maria Getzinger, 1919-2005 1
Jordan, Beverly Turner, 1937- 1
King, Joan O. (Joan Olcott), 1932-2020 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915-) 1
Kurtz, Linda Hallenborg, 1948- 1
League of Women Voters of Georgia 1
Lefkowitz, Leah 1
Long, Mary N., 1941- 1
Malavenda, Roberta 1
May, Susan, 1941- 1
McGee, Alex, 1989- 1
McLennan, Vicki Anne 1
Michelman, Kate 1
Miller, Lee Ague 1
Moriarty, Laura J., 1945- 1
Morrish, Hilary Jane 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
National Federation of Republican Women 1
National Women's Conference (1st : 1977 : Houston, TX) 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
Nowak, Nancy, 1938- 1
Nuclear Waste Program (U.S.) 1
Occupy Atlanta (Movement) 1
Oeder, Carol 1
Older Women's League (U.S.). Metro Atlanta Chapter 1
Olympic Games (26th : 1996 : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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