National Abortion Rights Action League

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NARAL is a national lobbying and membership organization which was devoted to obtaining, and later to maintaining, the availability of safe, legal abortions. The initials stood for the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws from the organization's founding in 1969 until 1973, when the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade made abortion legal.

From the guide to the [Videotape collection] [videorecording], 1977-1992, (Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute)

A national lobbying and membership organization devoted first to obtaining, and later to maintaining, the availability of safe, legal abortion. The initials stood for National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws from the organization's founding in 1969 until 1973, when the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade made abortion legal.

From the description of Records, 1968-1991 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008103

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referencedIn Interviews, 1973-1977 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Abortion Collection MS 428., 1936-1995 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn National Abortion Rights Action League, State affiliates printed material collection, 1969-1989 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Gaylor, Anne Nicol. Abortion is a blessing, 1975? Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Pilpel, Harriet F. Papers, 1913-1981 (bulk 1966-1981). Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Education for Freedom of Choice in Ohio (Organization). Records, 1976-1984 / Education for Freedom of Choice in Ohio, et al. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
creatorOf Washington Area Women's Center. Dorothy Sucher Collection, 1970-1981, (bulk 1977-1979). University of Maryland (College Park, Md.). Libraries
referencedIn Armenta, Nicole,. Collection, 1982-1994 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf National Abortion Rights Action League. Records, 1968-1991 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Focus on Women. [Show nos. 1-180]. [videorecording] / Produced in the studios of Cox Cable New York. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn National Abortion Rights Action League, State affiliates newsletter collection, 1969-2005 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Pilpel, Harriet F. Papers, 1967-1980 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Papers, 1959-1975 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.). Records, 1970-1993 (inclusive), 1977-1988 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf [Videotape collection] [videorecording], 1977-1992 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Abortion Action Coalition. Records, 1977-1980. Women's Movement Archives
referencedIn Family Planning Oral History Project. Records, 1909-1984 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Virginia B. Whitehill. Texas Woman's University Library, Mary Evelyn Blagg-Huey Library
referencedIn Duke, Robin Chandler Lynn. Papers, ca. 1930-2003. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Duke, Robin Chandler Lynn. Robin Chandler Lynn Duke papers, 1930-2009 Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Robert N. Giaimo Papers., undated, 1956-1981. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Center.
referencedIn East, Catherine Shipe. Papers of Catherine Shipe East. 1941-1995 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Friedan, Betty. Papers, 1952-1993 (inclusive), 1960-1993 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Harriet F. Pilpel Papers MS 311., 1913-1981 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Joan E. Biren Papers MS 587., 1944-2011 (ongoing) Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Sophia Smith Collection. Abortion collection, 1936-1995 (bulk 1970-1980). Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Association for the Reform of Ohio Abortion Laws. Records, 1965-1977 / Association for the Reform of Ohio Abortion Laws. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
referencedIn Family Planning Oral History Project. Records, 1909-1984 (inclusive), 1973-1977 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Robin Chandler Lynn Duke Papers, [ca. 1930]-2009 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Papers, 1967-1980 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Maria Teresa Rabago Papers AR. 2011. 027., 1980-2010, 1993-2002 Austin History Center, Austin Public Library..
referencedIn National Abortion Rights Action League, State affiliates printed material collection, 1969-1989 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Mudd, Emily Hartshorne, 1898-. Papers: Series IV-VI, 1927-1990 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Resource Center for Women and Ministry in the South Records, 1939-2009 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) records, 1969-1999 Special Collections and Archives, Penrose Library, University of Denver, 2150 E. Evans Ave., Denver, CO 80208
referencedIn Crater, Flora. Papers of Flora Crater [manuscript], 1956-1960, 1970-1983. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Mass Choice (Organization : Mass.). Records, 1975-1988 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Frances Nathan papers, 1970-1980 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Smith, Ruth Proskauer, 1907-. Papers, 1959-1975 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Family Planning Oral History Project Records, 1909-1984 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Nathan, Frances,. Frances Nathan papers, 1970-1980. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Brown, Helen Gurley. Papers, 1938-2001 (ongoing) (bulk 1961-1990). Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Lader, Lawrence. Lawrence Lader papers, 1956-1985. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Gloria Steinem Papers MS 237., 1940 - 2000 [ongoing] Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Dorothy Sucher Collection, 1970-1981, 1977-1979 University of Maryland (College Park, Md.). Libraries
referencedIn National Abortion Rights Action League, State affiliates newsletter collection, 1969-1981 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Lawrence Lader papers, 1956-1985 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Videotapes, 1987-1995 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Papers, 1873-1990 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Abortion Action Coalition. corporateBody
associatedWith Armenta, Nicole, person
associatedWith Association for the Reform of Ohio Abortion Laws. corporateBody
associatedWith Biren, Joan E. person
associatedWith Brown, Helen Gurley. person
associatedWith Buhl, Carolyn person
associatedWith Carmen, Arlene person
associatedWith Catherine East, 1916-1996 person
associatedWith Crater, Flora. person
associatedWith Crist, Takey. person
associatedWith Davis, Jonell. person
associatedWith Donahue, Phil, interviewer person
associatedWith Duke, Robin Chandler Lynn. person
associatedWith Education for Freedom of Choice in Ohio (Organization) corporateBody
associatedWith Emily Borie (Hartshorne) Mudd person
associatedWith Falkenberg, Nanette person
associatedWith Family Planning Oral History Project family
associatedWith Family Planning Oral History Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Family Planning Oral History Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Francke, Linda Bird person
associatedWith Friedan, Betty. person
associatedWith Gaylor, Anne Nicol. person
associatedWith Giaimo, Robert N. person
associatedWith Goldsmith, Judith person
associatedWith Harriet (Fleishl) Pilpel person
associatedWith Helms, Jesse person
associatedWith Higher Education Resource Services (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Jefferson, Mildred person
associatedWith Lader, Lawrence person
associatedWith Lader, Lawrence. person
associatedWith Marshner, Connaught Coyne, 1951- person
associatedWith Mass Choice corporateBody
associatedWith Mass Choice (Organization : Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Michelman, Kate person
associatedWith Mudd, Emily Hartshorne, 1898- person
associatedWith Mulhauser, Karen. person
associatedWith Mulhouser, Karen person
associatedWith Nathan, Frances person
associatedWith Nathan, Frances, person
associatedWith Nathanson, Bernard N., 1926- person
associatedWith National Association to Repeal Abortion Laws. corporateBody
associatedWith National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Pathfinder Fund. corporateBody
associatedWith Pilpel, Harriet F. person
associatedWith Rabago, Maria Teresa person
associatedWith Reinquist, William person
associatedWith Resource Center for Women and Ministry in the South corporateBody
associatedWith Ruth Proskauer Smith, 1906- person
associatedWith Seaman, Barbara person
associatedWith Shields, Karen person
associatedWith Smeal, Eleanor person
associatedWith Smith, Ruth Proskauer, 1907- person
associatedWith Stearns, Nancy person
associatedWith Steinem, Gloria person
associatedWith Sucher, Dorothy person
associatedWith Willke, J. C. (Jack C.) person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Subject
Pro-choice movement--Montana
Abortion--Moral and ethical aspects--United States
Sexual ethics--United States
Birth control--United States
Pro-choice movement
Women's rights
Abortion--Law and legislation
Women--Legal status, laws, etc
Abortion--Government policy--United States
Sexual abuse victims--United States
Feminism
Pro-life movement--North Dakota
Pro-life movement
Pro-choice movement--United States
Feminism--United States
Abortion services--United States
Teenage mothers
Bombings--United States
Birth control--Moral and ethical aspects
Abortion--Law and legislation--United States
Contraception
Lobbying
Abortion--United States--Religious aspects
Constitutional amendments
Silent scream (Motion picture)
Pro-choice movement--Missouri
Pro-life movement--United States
Pregnant schoolgirls--United States
Abortion
Birth control
Abortion--Moral and ethical aspects
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