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Beth S. Schapiro papers

Identifier: W002
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

Beverly Jordan papers

Identifier: W004

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).

Dates: 1980-1986

Carole Ashkinaze papers

Identifier: W043

In Atlanta, Carole Ashkinaze wrote about a number of controversial issues including the Equal Rights Amendment, abortion, women's rights, feminism, poverty, health-care, politics, education and race. The Carole Ashkinaze papers are organized into three series consisting of manuscript materials (correspondence), printed materials (her columns, research articles and articles written about Carole Ashkinaze), and finally photographs and artifacts.

Dates: 1970-1995

Dorothy J. Tracy papers

Identifier: W014

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

Emma Kelly collection

Identifier: M183
Abstract: Emma Kelly was a lifelong resident of Statesboro, Georgia. Having learned to play the piano at the age of six, she continued to perform for civic clubs and special events across the state for the rest of her life. The locally famous "Miss Emma" achieved world-renown when author John Berendt devoted an entire chapter to her in his novel, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. The Emma Kelly collection includes documentary materials and artifacts...
Dates: circa 1900-2001; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1999

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 37 (New Orleans, La.) records

Identifier: L1989-16

IAMAW Local Lodge 37 was chartered on July 11, 1899, and dissolved in the late 1980s. Its records relate to the day-to-day activities of a major New Orleans union and its relationship to the International headquarters, and include constitutions, bylaws, minutes, correspondence, agreement reports, financial records, membership cards and artifacts.

Dates: 1906-1987; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1980

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

Identifier: L1986-21

The records of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84, 1923-1986 (bulk 1971-1986), consist primarily of the administrative, office, and reference files of J.W. Giles, documenting the day-to-day operations of the union as well as Giles' interactions with the executive and international boards of the IBEW.

Dates: 1923-1986; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1986

Jeanne Taylor Cahill papers

Identifier: W003

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

Joyce J. Durand artifact collection

Identifier: W088

Joyce Jenkins Durand was born in Ducktown, TN in 1939. She received a B.S. in elementary education, a master's of librarianship, and a Ph.D. in educational leadership. Durand has worked for years in education and donated this collection that consists of a Susan B. Anthony dollar coin and mug promoting the Equal rights Amendment.

Dates: circa 1980-1982, undated

Laura J. Moriarty papers

Identifier: W044

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

Randy Razook PATCO collection

Identifier: L2011-06
Abstract: Randy Razook was a member of the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) and worked for the Eastern region in the state of Massachusetts. He served as president of Local 229, Hyannis Tower and Choirboy for Clusters 28 and 29 of the Eastern region, organizing all striking controllers in this area. In August of 1981, Razook was fired alongside 11,000 other PATCO members for participating in an illegal strike against the federal government. Legal files, correspondence,...
Dates: 1977-1987; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1981

Ron Elliott PATCO collection

Identifier: L2011-02
Abstract: Ron Elliott was a member of PATCO (Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization) and worked as an air traffic controller for 11 years. Elliott served as a Choir Boy for Local 101 and the Atlanta cluster, organizing all striking controllers in the Metro Atlanta area. When PATCO went on strike in 1981, Elliott and many other PATCO members were prosecuted for participating in and claiming the right to strike against the U.S. Government. Legal files, grievances, reference files,...
Dates: 1978-1995; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1982

Sidney and Deena Kushner papers

Identifier: W017

Sidney and Deena Kushner reside in Athens, Georgia, and have been active with ERA Athens, ERA Georgia, and other organizations. The collection is comprised of ephemera related to efforts to pass the Equal Rights Amendment in Georgia.

Dates: 1981-1982, undated

Susan A. Millen papers

Identifier: W011
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)...
Dates: 1979-1998; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1988

Thomas Pesnicak PATCO collection

Identifier: L2011-11

Thomas Pesnicak was a member of the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) and served as president of Local 204 in Leesburg, Virginia. In August of 1981, Pesnicak was fired alongside approximately 11,000 other PATCO members for participating in an illegal strike against the federal government. The Thomas Pesnicak collection consist primarily of photographs, artifacts, and one periodical.

Dates: 1974-2008; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1983

United Paperworkers International Union, Local 675 (Covington, Va.) records

Identifier: L1980-36A
Abstract: The United Paperworkers International Union, Local 675, documents the daily operations of paperworkers in Covington, Virginia. At one time, it was the largest local of the United Paperworkers of America. The records include administrative files and correspondence of Local 675 officers, minutes, contract agreement and negotiation materials, constitutions and bylaws, job descriptions and wage rate charts, Virginia CIO Council updates, Labor Day celebration materials, photographs, artifacts,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1979

United Textile Workers of America, Local 257 (Erwin, N.C.) records

Identifier: L1986-36

United Textile Workers of America, Local 257 represented textile workers at various Erwin Cotton Mills plants in North Carolina and Mississippi. The local's records, 1900-1986 (bulk 1940-1960), consist primarily of grievances and arbitration cases. Other records include constitutions and bylaws, correspondence, union membership rosters, office files, photographic materials, financial ledgers, printed materials, and artifacts.

Dates: 1900-1986; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1960

Virginia MacMahon Ackerman papers

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

William N. Jenkins collection

Identifier: L2002-07

The collection consists primarily of artifacts and non-printed materials, collected through Jenkins' association with the UFCW (United Food and Commercial Workers) and the RCIA (Retail Clerks International Association) Local 1063. The bulk of these artifacts are plaques presented to Jenkins in recognition of his continual achievements in his field. Other artifacts include memorabilia from conventions, including convention brochures, as well as photographs.

Dates: 1949-1983

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