Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:
Eleanor Hope Crisler Babcock, born November 8, 1931 in Atlanta, Georgia, has worked as a homemaker, substitute teacher, mortgage loan counselor, and insurance claims clerical supervisor. The Eleanor Crisler Babcock Collection contains printed materials and artifacts related to ERA ratification efforts from the Georgia chapter of NOW, ERA Georgia, Inc., and HERA.
The collection consist of one hundred and twenty-three picture postcards and two greeting cards. The bulk of the postcards represent feminist women and feminist activities. Postcards are arranged alphabetically by title/subject.
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.
In June 1995, the Special Collections Department of the Georgia State University Library initiated a project to build archival collections in women's history. The collection includes materials (manuscript materials, invitations and programs, flyers, audio recordings, photographs, and artifacts) documenting the history and activities of the Georgia Women's Movement Project.
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.
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.
The Janette Pratt papers consist of commemorative envelopes, a postcard, a pamphlet, a letter, a sash, and framed prints relating to first-wave feminist activities.
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.
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.
Juanelle Barbee Edwards, speaker and writer for the Democratic Party, was born in Eastman (Dodge County), Georgia in 1923 and attended Middle Georgia College (Cochran, GA). She married John Wiley Edwards in 1948.
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.
The Julia Marks Young Artifact Collection consists of one button promoting the Equal Rights Amendment.
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.
Linda A. Bell, born in 1940, grew up in the Daytona, Florida area. Bell taught at Georgia State University from 1968 to 2004. The Linda A. Bell papers span Bell's 34-year career at Georgia State University as a professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies and document her teaching, administrative and research work.
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).
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.
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.