Eleanor R. Davis Papers 1971-2001 1971-1990


Eleanor R. Davis Papers, 1971-2001, 1971-1990

Eleanor R. Davis Papers 1971-2001 1971-1990

This collection includes professional and personal materials relating to Davis’ work on the advancement of women in Oregon. This includes her involvement in groups such as the Task Force on Sex Discrimination in Education, the State Advisory Council on Sex Discrimination in Employment, the Oregon Council for Women's Equality, the American Association of University Women, the Unitarian Church, and a variety of other civil rights-related commissions and task forces.

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National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.)

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The National Women's Political Caucus was formed in 1971 as a multiparty organization seeking to gain an equal voice and place for women in the political process at the local, state and national levels. The caucus and its state affiliates support women candidates for elective and appointive offices and seek to ensure that women hold policy-making positions in political parties. They have lobbied in state legislatures for the Equal Rights Amendment, women's reproductive rights, and other measures...

Oregon Council for Women's Equality

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Unitarian Universalist Women's Federation

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Women's Rights Coalition

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Davis, Eleanor R. 1922-

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Eleanor Davis was born in Seattle, WA in 1922. She majored in Sociology at the University of Washington. She and her husband, Charles, settled in Portland in 1951. In the early 1960s Davis became active in the American Association of University Women and the women's group at the First Unitarian Church. She was elected to the national board of the Unitarian Universalist Women's Federation in 1964 where she served for six years. In 1971 Davis helped form the Oregon Council...