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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 Beverly Turner Jordan was born in Buffalo, N.Y. in 1937. The Jordan Collection is arranged by subject/format catagories: Manuscript materials include records relating to the Cobb County and Georgia Women's Political Caucus and ERA Georgia, Inc., as well as Jordan's Rolodex cards (originals and photocopies).
Abstract: Cathey W. Steinberg was recognized as a leader for consumer, family, and women's rights during her service in the Georgia House of Representatives (1977-1989) and Georgia Senate (1991-1993). Her papers consist of correspondence, newsclippings, legislation, printed materials, reports, speeches, and campaign materials, 1976-1994, that document her public service and political campaigns.
Abstract: Throughout her years in Georgia, Christine Tibbetts has chaired numerous community organizations and also helped to support the arts in Tift County. Comprised of correspondence, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, newsletters, posters, drafts and photographs from 1974 to 2000, the papers document Tibbetts' work with the National Women's Political Caucus, Women's Equity Action League, American Association of University Women, Georgia Association of Education and Georgia Women's Political Caucus.
Dates: 1974-2000; Majority of material found within 1981 - 1985
Abstract Cynthia Welch Hlass, real estate broker and former Atlanta NOW president was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1944. The Cynthia W. Hlass Papers, 1970-1976, are arranged under the following topics: Atlanta NOW, Georgia NOW, National NOW, NOW State Legislative Coordinator, Equal Rights Amendment, and Miscellaneous and consist of manuscript and printed materials documenting Hlass's participation in NOW, as well as efforts to ratify the ERA in Georgia.
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: Dorothy J. Tracy, activist, author, financial planner, and lobbyist, was born in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania in 1920. The bulk of the Dorothy J. Tracy Papers, circa 1967-1995, focuses on Tracy's efforts to ratify the ERA in Georgia through such organizations as the League of Women Voters of Georgia and Atlanta/Fulton, Georgians for ERA, and ERA Georgia, Inc. [the former Georgia Council for ERA].
Dates: circa 1967-1995
Abstract: Dotsie Holmes (1924-2010) was a women's rights activist from 1951, when she first moved to Atlanta and became aware of community property laws and the discrimination women faced in home ownership and pay. She served in organizations such as the Atlanta Chapter of the American Association of University Women and the Atlanta Chapter for the League of Women Voters, and lobbied for the Equal Rights Amendment in Georgia, 1973-1981. Her papers, 1945-2010, the bulk of which span from 1968-1987,...
Dates: 1945-2010; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1987
Abstract: The papers document women's rights activist Janet Cukor's involvement in efforts to pass the Equal Rights Amendment in the state of Georgia, and her participation in the National Women's Conference in Houston, Texas in November 1977, as well as her interest in other women-centered issues such as displaced homemakers, marriage and divorce legislation, and women in the workforce.
Abstract: A grassroots activist at heart, Janet Paulk is passionate about a variety of social, political and gender issues. The Janet Paulk papers (1952-2013) consist of correspondence, financial records, audiovisual recordings, genealogical records, poetry, periodicals, flyers, and newspaper clippings.
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
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).
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: 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...
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 of...
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: 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...
- Atlanta (Ga.) 15
- Feminism 15
- buttons (information artifacts) 6
- Georgia 5
- artifacts (object genre) 5
- Women -- Political activity 4
- clippings (information artifacts) 4
- DeKalb County (Ga.) 3
- Women's rights 3
- Cobb County (Ga.) 2
- Sex discrimination against women 2
- Women political consultants 2
- Women politicians 2
- Women--Political activity 2
- audiocassettes 2
- photographs 2
- Abortion -- Law and legislation 1
- Businesswomen 1
- College teachers 1
- Decatur (Ga.) 1
- Family violence 1
- International Women's Year, 1975 1
- Macon (Ga.) 1
- Political campaigns 1
- Public relations 1
- Social workers 1
- Teachers 1
- Tift County (Ga.) 1
- Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. 1
- Women legislators 1
- correspondence 1
- decals 1
- invitations 1
- newsletters 1
- pamphlets 1
- photocopies 1
- reports 1
- scrapbooks 1
- textiles (visual works) 1
- videocassettes 1 ∧ less
- ERA Georgia, Inc. 12
- Georgia Women's Political Caucus 5
- National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 4
- Feminist Action Alliance (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- League of Women Voters of Atlanta/Fulton County 2
- National Organization for Women 2
- Ackerman, Virginia MacMahon, 1939- 1
- American Association of University Women 1
- Atlanta Women's Network 1
- Cahill, Jeanne Taylor, 1932- 1
- Coles, Donna Novak 1
- Cukor, Janet, 1924- 1
- Curtis, Margaret Miller, 1935- 1
- Gaunt, MaryAnne (MaryAnne Farnsworth) 1
- Georgia NOW 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
- Grant, Betty J. 1
- Hlass, Cynthia W. (Cynthia Welch), 1944-2003 1
- Holmes, Dorris, 1924-2010 1
- Housewives for E.R.A. 1
- Jordan, Beverly Turner, 1937- 1
- Ku Klux Klan (1915-) 1
- Kurtz, Linda Hallenborg, 1948- 1
- League of Women Voters of DeKalb County, Ga. 1
- League of Women Voters of Georgia 1
- Malavenda, Roberta 1
- National Organization for Women. Atlanta Chapter 1
- National Women's Conference (1st : 1977 : Houston, TX) 1
- Nowak, Nancy, 1938- 1
- Paulk, Janet, 1932- 1
- People of Faith for the ERA 1
- Schapiro, Beth Susan 1
- Steinberg, Cathey W. (Cathey Weiss), 1942- 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 ∧ less