Jean M. Westwood papers 1934-1995


Jean M. Westwood papers, 1934-1995

Jean M. Westwood papers 1934-1995

The Jean M. Westwood papers (1934-1995) contain much that is applicable to national, Utah, and Arizona politics, as well as the women's movement. Included are correspondence, speeches and articles, and a variety of documents resulting from her affiliation with various political and civic organizations, as well as her leadership in the Democratic party at both the state (Utah and Arizona) and national levels.

circa 38 linear feet


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Francis Jean Miles Westwood was born November 22, 1923, in Price, Utah, to Francis M. and Nettie Potter Miles. She was married September 6, 1941, to Richard E. Westwood, and has two children and ten grandchildren. She and her husband have been in business as owners of the Westwood Mink Farms of West Jordan and Highland, Utah, for over twenty-five years. She and her husband are also equal partners in Westwood Enterprises, which is involved in the construction of middle and low-income...

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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...

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