Papers of Catherine Shipe East


Papers of Catherine Shipe East


Papers of government official and feminist activist Catherine East.

27 cartons, 3 file boxes, 1 folio folder, 1 folio+ folder, 16 photograph folders, 1 slide, 4 audiotapes (T-264)

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Kaplan, Frances Balgley (person)

Brauer, Carl M., 1946-.... (person)

Brauer earned his Harvard AM in 1969 and his PhD in 1973. From the description of Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. : liberal romantic historian / by Carl M. Brauer. January 15, 1969. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228513336 ...

Edwards, Don, 1915- (person)

Don Edwards was born and raised in San Jose, California. Edwards graduated from San Jose High School, and in 1936 he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University, an L. L. B from Stanford University Law School in 1938, and in 1940 he was admitted to the California State Bar. Between 1940-1941, Edwards worked for the FBI and during World War II he served as a Naval Intelligence officer and gunnery officer at sea. After the war, he founded the Valley Title Company of Sant...

Falk, Gail (person)

Ingersoll, Fern S. (person)

Fuentes, Sonia Pressman (person)

Lawyer and feminist, Fuentes worked at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1965-1973, some of this time as chief of the legislative counsel division. She was a founder of the National Organization for Women, Women's Equity Action League, and Federally Employed Women, and has lectured widely on women's rights. From the description of Papers, 1965-1990 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007571 ...

United Nations International Women's Year Secretariat (corporateBody)

Weitzman, Lenore J. (person)

Fox, Muriel, 1928 (person)

Eisler, Riane Tennenhaus (person)

Ashley Montagu, born Israel Ehrenberg on June 28, 1905, was a British-American anthropologist, specializing in the areas of race and gender issues, as well as a prolific speaker and author, publishing over 50 books in his lifetime. The son of Jewish tailor Charles Ehrenberg and his wife, Mary Plot Ehrenberg, Montagu was born and raised in London's working class East End neighborhood. Although the reasoning behind his name change was never revealed, it may have been due to anti-Semit...

Howard, Bonnie Bellamy, 1928- (person)

Ogleby, Carol (person)

Northwest Airlines (corporateBody)

Foreign Commissions on the Status of Women (corporateBody)

Coalition for 100 Black Women (corporateBody)

Joint Economic Committee (corporateBody)

Colom, Audrey Rowe (person)

Women in Crisis Conference (corporateBody)

Faust, Jean (person)

Peterson, Elly Maude, 1914-2008 (person)

Charlotte, Michigan, resident, state chairperson of Republican Party, and assistant chairperson of Republican National Committee. From the description of Elly Peterson papers, 1943-1985. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421034 Charlotte, Mich., resident, state chairperson of Republican Party, and assistant chairperson of Republican National Committee. Beginning in the mid-1950s, Elly Peterson worked for the Republican State Central Com...

Harris, LaDonna (person)

Comanche health reformer, women's rights worker; executive director, Americans for Indian Opportunity. From the description of Papers, ca. 1974-[ongoing]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70953421 LaDonna Vita Tabbytite Harris, born February 15, 1931, in Cotton County, Oklahoma, is a Comanche national and social activist who has advocated for the empowerment of Native Americans. In 1970, she founded Americans for Indian Opportunity (AIO), and has served as its president for th...

Arnold, Margaret Long (person)

National Commission on Working Women (corporateBody)

Chassler, Sey (person)

Katherine Klos (person)

Southern Bell Telephone (corporateBody)

Ruckelshaus, Jill (person)

Kay Klatzberger (person)

Berry, Betty Blaisdell (person)

Spalding, Elizabeth Coxe (person)

Murray, Pauli, 1910-1985 (person)

Pauli Murray (1910-1985) was a lawyer, scholar, writer, educator, administrator, religious leader, civil rights and women's rights activist. She was a co-founder of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and the first black woman to be ordained as an Episcopal minister. She spent much of her life in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and Washington, D.C. From the description of Proud shoes : the story of an American family : typescript, 1956 / by Pauli Murray. (New York Public Library)....

Ceballos, Jacqueline Michot, 1925- (person)

Fisher, Joesph L. (person)

Hartry, Bert, 1929- (person)

During the early 1970s, Hartry was a convening member of the Washington chapter of the Women's Equity Action League and director of WEAL's first national office. After moving to Boston in 1973, she served as secretary on the national board of WEAL, and in 1977 was named delegate at large to the International Women's Year conference in Houston. From the description of Papers, 1970-1979 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007583 ...

East Hartford School System (corporateBody)

Anguiano, Lupe (person)

Lupe Anguiano was born in Colorado, where her father worked for the railroad; in the summers the family lived in California, picking fruit and walnuts. In 1949, Lupe joined Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters. As a nun, she worked for 15 years to improve the social, educational, and economic conditions of poor people throughout the United States. Anguiano was also a United Farm Workers' volunteer, working directly under the direction of Cesar Chavez in Delano, Calif. In the late 1960s, she wa...

Clarenbach, Kathryn F. (person)

As director of continuing education at the University of Wisconsin, Clarenbach initiated projects to improve women's education and to widen job opportunities through apprenticeship and vocational programs. She was a co-founder and board member of the National Organization for Women, chair of the Wisconsin Governor's Commission on the Status of Women, and the first president of the National Association of Commissions for Women. Clarenbach also chaired the convening conference of the National Wome...

Graham, Richard, Sir, -1654 (person)

Epithet: FRS British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000839.0x0001a9 Epithet: of Add MS 25588 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000839.0x0001ab Epithet: of Egerton Ch 7979 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000839.0x0001ad ...

Griffith Rubber Mills (corporateBody)

Jordan, B. Everett (Benjamin Everett) (person)

Textile manufacturer, politician, and United States Senator from North Caroina (1958-1972). From the description of Benjamin Everett Jordan papers, 1936-1974 and undated, (bulk 1958-1972). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 25149903 1896, Sept. 8 Born, Ramseur, Randolph County, N. C., son of the Rev. Henry Harrison and Annie Elizabeth Sellers Jordan ...

Wheeling Steel Corp. (corporateBody)

Indritz, Phineas, 1916-1997 (person)

Colgate-Palmolive (corporateBody)

Clohesy, Stephanie (person)

Women's Advisory Committee. (corporateBody)

Curtis, Charlotte, 1928-1987 (person)

Curtis was born in Chicago, the daughter of George Morris and Lucile (Atcherson) Curtis, and received a B.A. from Vassar College in 1950. She was a reporter for the Columbus (Ohio) Citizen (1950-1961) as well as an English teacher (1952-1954) and radio commentator (1959-1960) in Columbus. She became a reporter for The New York Times and then family/style editor (1965-1973) and associate editor and editor of the op-ed page (1974- ). She was the author of First Lady (1963) and Assignment (1974). ...

William F. Whitsitt (person)

Newell, Barbara Warne (person)

Goodin, Joan (person)

Ina C. Braden, 1932-1979 (person)

Kennedy, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1925-1968 (person)

Robert Francis Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968), also referred to by his initials RFK and occasionally by the nickname Bobby, was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 64th United States Attorney General from January 1961 to September 1964, and as a U.S. Senator from New York from January 1965 until his assassination in June 1968. He was the brother of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Senator Edward Moore Kennedy. Kennedy and his brothers were born into a wealthy,...

Thompson, Dorothy M. (person)

Bolton, Roxcy (person)

Libbey-Owens-Ford Co. (corporateBody)

Emergency Project for Equal Rights (corporateBody)

Illinois state university (corporateBody)

Nemser, Rudolph W. (person)

United States. Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (corporateBody)

Klos, Katharine A. (person)

Sommers, Tish (person)

Tish Sommers was most known as an advocate of women's rights, especially older women's rights. She chaired NOW's Task Force on Older women in the 1970s, and in 1980 founded the Older Women's League (OWL), an advocacy organization with chapters across the country. Sommers was influential in the founding of the Alliance for Displaced Homemakers which was responsible for taking many older women's issues to the White House. From the description of Tish Sommers papers, 1970-1985. (San Die...

Novak, Michael (person)

Michael Novak is a syndicated columnist and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (Washington, D.C.). He has authored many books, including "The Rise of the Unmeltable Ethnics," and has also been a political speechwriter, anti-war and civil rights advocate, and consultant to government and corporations. From the guide to the Michael Novak Papers, 1970-1976, (University of Minnesota Libraries. Immigration History Research Center [ihrc]) ...

Hartnett, Oonagh (person)

Johnson, Sharon Leijoy, 1934- (person)

Scientist and educator (Iowa State University, B.S., 1955; M.I.T., Ph.D., 1959), Johnson was appointed Assistant Professor of biochemistry at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School in 1967. When denied tenure in 1973, she sued the university on the grounds of sex discrimination, retaining Sylvia Roberts as her attorney; the National Organization for Women Legal Defense and Education Fund supported Johnson. The university was cleared of sex discrimination charges in 1977. From th...

General Motors (corporateBody)

Spear, Joseph C. (person)

Carol Brown (person)

Bradlee, Benjamin C. (person)

Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee (b. 1921), journalist, newspaper editor, author, held posts with the New Hampshire Sunday News, the Washington Post, and the U.S. Foreign Service during the 1940s and 1950s. He was the Managing Editor of the Washington Post from 1965 to 1968. From the description of Bradlee, Benjamin C. (Benjamin Crowninshield), 1921- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10572597 ...

Smith, Delores (person)

Kenyon, Dorothy, 1888-1972 (person)

Lawyer; Judge; activist. Municipal Court Justice, New York City, 1930's; president of the Consumers' League of New York; appointed to a League of Nations Commission to Study the Legal Status of Women, 1938; U.S. delegate to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, 1947-50. Charged by Senator Joseph McCarthy with membership in communist organizations and was the first person to appear before Senate Foreign Relations Sub-Committee, 1950. Was on National Board of the American Civil Lib...

Saiki, Patricia F. (Patricia Fukuda), 1930- (person)

Patricia Hatsue Saiki (née Fukuda; born May 28, 1930) is an American politician and educator from Hilo, Hawaii. A member of the Republican Party, she served in the U.S. House from Hawaii's 1st Congressional district from 1987 to 1991 and as Administrator of the Small Business Administration under President of the United States George H. W. Bush from 1991 to 1993. Born in Hilo, Hawaii, she graduated from Hilo High School in 1948 and received her bachelor's degree from the University of Hawaiʻi...

Steinem, Gloria, 1934- (person)

Gloria Steinem, late 1960's Gloria Steinem was born on March 25, 1934 in Toledo, Ohio to Leo Steinem and Ruth Nuneviller Steinem, the second of their two children (Suzanne Steinem was born in 1925). She grew up in Toledo and Clark Lake, Michigan, where the family ran a summer resort. Leo and Ruth divorced in 1945, and, with Suzanne away at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, eleven-year-old Gloria assumed responsibility for the care of her mother, who was incre...

North American Aviation (corporateBody)

Lane, Laura (person)

Sirica, John J. (John Joseph) (person)

Long, Russell B. (person)

Russell Billiu Long served in the United States Senate from Louisiana for 38 years. Son of Louisiana governor and senator, Huey Pierce Long, and nephew of three-time Louisiana governor, Earl Kemp Long, Russell Long was elected to the U.S. Senate seven times, retiring from public office in January 1987. From the description of Russell B. Long photograph, circa 1950s. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 190570382 From the description of Russell B. Long papers, 18...

Bryn Mawr (corporateBody)

Keyserling, Mary Dublin (person)

Economist; interviewee married Leon Keyserling. From the description of Reminiscences of Mary Keyserling : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158528 Economist; married Leon Keyserling. From the description of Reminiscences of Mary D. Keyserling : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376757 Economist; interviewee married Leon H. Keyserling. ...

Mitgang, Iris (person)

Mink, Patsy T. (Patsy Takemoto), 1927-2002 (person)

Patsy Matsu Takemoto Mink (December 6, 1927 – September 28, 2002) was an American attorney and politician from the U.S. state of Hawaii. Mink was a third-generation Japanese American, having been born and raised on the island of Maui. After graduating as valedictorian of the Maui High School class in 1944, she attended the University of Hawaii at Mānoa for two years and subsequently enrolled at the University of Nebraska, where she experienced racism and worked to have segregation policies elimi...

Deukmejian, George, 1928- (person)

Dewey, Ellen Sim (person)

Gray, Elizabeth (person)

Cally S. Zann (person)

Rockville Maryland Business and Professional Women (corporateBody)

Rossi, Alice S. 1922- (person)

Southern Bell (corporateBody)

Dorsen, David M. (person)

Carden, Maren Lockwood (person)

Maren Lockwood Carden earned her Ph.D. from Harvard in 1963. She became a sociologist who wrote on feminism; she was a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute from 1970-1972. From the description of Student notes, 1956-1959. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77066954 Sociologist (University of London, B.Sc., 1955; University of Maryland, M.A., 1957; Harvard University, Ph.D., 1963), Carden received a variety of grants, was a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute (1961, 1970-19...

Michaelis, Diana T. (person)

Twentieth Century Fund. Task Force on Women and Employment (corporateBody)

McCarthy, Eugene J., 1916-2005 (person)

Educator, U.S. representative from Minnesota, U.S. senator from Minnesota, and author. From the description of Papers of Eugene J. McCarthy, 1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064286 Eugene J. McCarthy served as a U.S. Congress member (Democratic Farmer-Labor) from Minnesota's fourth district (1949-1958) and as U.S. senator from Minnesota (1959-1970). He sought the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 1968 against Lyndon B....

National Abortion Rights Action League (corporateBody)

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 n...

Alexander, Shana. (person)

Thompson, James Robert, 1936-2020 (person)

James R. Thompson, Illinois’ 39th governor, held the record for being Illinois’ governor with the longest term in office. Thompson, a Republican, was elected for a two year term in 1976, and reelected for 3 four year terms. After 14 years in office, Thompson did not run for another four year term in 1990. Thompson was born in Chicago on May 8, 1936. From 1959 to 1964 Thompson was a prosecutor for the Cook County States Attorney’s Office. In 1969 he was appointed Chief of the Department of Law En...

Fenwick, Millicent, 1910-1992 (person)

Millicent Vernon Hammond Fenwick (February 25, 1910 – September 16, 1992) was an American fashion editor, politician and diplomat. A four-term Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New Jersey, she entered politics late in life and was renowned for her energy and colorful enthusiasm. She was regarded as a moderate and progressive within her party and was outspoken in favor of civil rights and the women's movement. Born Millicent Vernon Hammond, she was raised in ...

Weyand, Ruth (person)

Scott, Ann London, 1925-1975 (person)

Braden, Ina Claire, 1932- (person)

O'Hanrahan, Inka (person)

Mott, Stewart Rawlings, 1937- (person)

Atkinson, Ti-Grace (person)

Mitchell, Joyce Slayton (person)

Palmer, Hazel (person)

National Association of Girls and Women in Sport (corporateBody)

Russell Sage foundation (corporateBody)

The Russell Sage Foundation was established in 1907 by Margaret Olivia Sage "for the improvement of social conditions in the United States..." A pioneer in the developing field of social work, the Foundation set standards for the development of both theory and practice. From the description of Records, 1907-1982. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154270047 ...

Roig, Helen J. (person)

Patel, Marilyn (person)

Hernandez, Aileen C. (person)

Civil rights, union and women's rights activist Aileen Clarke Hernandez was born Aileen Clarke on May 23, 1926, in Brooklyn, New York. Her Jamaican-born parents, theatrical seamstress Ethel Louise Hall Clarke and Garveyite brushmaker Charles Henry Clarke, named their daughter for Aileen Pringle, a film actress. Hernandez, who grew up in the ethnically-mixed Bay Ridge neighborhood of New York City, attended elementary school at P.S. 176 and graduated in 1943 as school newspaper editor, vice presi...

Democratic National Committee. (corporateBody)

Paxson, Marjorie Bowers, 1923- (person)

Karpatkin, Rhoda (person)

Anderson, John B. (John Bayard), 1922-2017 (person)

John Bayard Anderson (February 15, 1922 – December 3, 2017) was a United States politician from Illinois. As a member of the Republican Party, he served in the United States House of Representatives, representing Illinois's 16th congressional district from 1961 to 1981. In 1980, he ran an independent campaign for president, receiving 6.6% of the popular vote. Born in Rockford, Illinois, Anderson practiced law after serving in the Army during World War II. After a stint in the United States Fo...

Women's Equality Day (corporateBody)

National Advisory Committee (corporateBody)

Emerson, Thomas I. (Thomas Irwin), 1907-1991 (person)

Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Thomas Irwin Emerson : oral history, 1953. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309734528 From the description of Reminiscences of Thomas Irwin Emerson : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737818 Thomas Irwin Emerson was born in Passaic, New Jersey, on July 12, 1907. He graduated from Yale College in 1928 and from Yale Law School in 1...

United States. Interdepartmental Committee on the Status of Women (corporateBody)

Wheaton Glass Co. (corporateBody)

Graham, Katharine, 1917-2001 (person)

Publisher and author. From the description of Papers of Katharine Graham. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71073529 Katharine Graham (1917-2001) was a newspaper publisher and executive with the Washington Post Company. She was on the editorial staff at the Washington Post from 1939 to 1945, was a member of the Sunday circulation and editorial departments from 1969 to 1979, served as president of the Washington Post Company from 1963 to 1973, chairman of the board from 1973 to ...

Wheeler, Edwin Michael (person)

Knox, Holly (person)

Bork, Robert H (person)

Biographical Note 1927, Mar. 1 Born, Pittsburgh, Pa. 1944 1945 Attended University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa. 1945 1946 Member, ...

Doar, John, 1921- (person)

Ware, Caroline F. (Caroline Farrar), 1899-1990 (person)

Social historian, consumer lobbyist; interviewee married Gardiner C. Means. From the description of Reminiscences of Caroline F. Ware : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565371 Caroline Farrar Ware, a professor of history and social science, received her A.B. from Vassar in 1920, her A.M. from Radcliffe in 1924, and her Ph.D. in 1925. Ware was an associate professor of history at Vassar from 1925-1930 and from 1932-1934...

Califano, Joseph A. 1931- (person)

Telegraph Company (corporateBody)

Dorsen, Norman (person)

Professor Dorsen graduated from Columbia University in 1950 and the Harvard Law School in 1953, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review (1951-1953). Then, as First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, he served as an Assistant to the General Counsel of Secretary of the Army (1953-1955); in this capacity he assisted Army attorney Joseph Welch throughout the 1954 Army McCarthy Hearings. Following a Fulbright grant to the London School of Economics (1955 1956), he served as a law cler...

Scott, Anne Firor, 1921-.... (person)

Anne Firor Scott was born April 24, 1921 in Montezuma Georgia. She married Andrew MacKay Scott in 1947. She graduated summa cum laude in 1941 from the University of Georgia and earned her M.A. at Northwestern in 1944 and her Ph.D. in 1958 at Radcliffe College. From 1944-1947 and again from 1951-1953, Scott served as a research associate, congressional representative and editor of THE NATIONAL VOTER for the League of Women Voters of the United States. She began teaching at Duke University in 1961...

Falkowski, Evelyn (person)

Gruberg, Martin (person)

Industrial Welfare Commission (corporateBody)

Sowell, Thomas, 1930-.... (person)

Avery, Nina Belle Horton (person)

Gardner, Jo Ann Evans (person)

Roberts, Sylvia (person)

Conroy, Catherine (person)

Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991 (person)

Hilton, Mary N. (person)

Macleod, Michael (person)

Brown, Carol (person)

Finch, Robert (person)

International Conference on Abortion (corporateBody)

Henderson, Vera S. (person)

Ross, Susan Deller (person)

Carden, Maren Lockwood (person)

Maren Lockwood Carden earned her Ph.D. from Harvard in 1963. She became a sociologist who wrote on feminism; she was a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute from 1970-1972. From the description of Student notes, 1956-1959. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77066954 Sociologist (University of London, B.Sc., 1955; University of Maryland, M.A., 1957; Harvard University, Ph.D., 1963), Carden received a variety of grants, was a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute (1961, 1970-19...

Broyhill, Joel T. (Joel Thomas), 1919-2006 (person)

Joel Thomas Broyhill was born in Hopewell, Virginia, in 1919. After graduating from George Washington University in 1941, Broyhill served as a captain and rifle company commander for the U.S. Army during World War II. His service in Germany, which included capture during the Battle of the Bulge and escape from a prisoner-of-war camp, earned him a bronze star. After the war, Broyhill returned to Arlington, Virginia, to work as a partner and general manager of his father's real-estate business, M....

Women's Equity Action League (corporateBody)

WEAL was founded in 1968 by a group of professional women, mostly lawyers, in Cleveland, Ohio, who originally hoped to begin a NOW (National Organization for Women) chapter. Realizing NOW's agenda would not garner widespread support in Cleveland, they began their own group and limited their concerns to education, legislation, and the economic rights of women. WEAL challenged sex discrimination on college campuses, in the military, and in the work place. The WEAL Fund was established in 1972 as t...

O'Reilly, Jane (person)

O'Reilly (B.A., Radcliffe, 1958) is a journalist in New York City, writing for The New York Times, and for magazines: New York, Glamour, Ms., and others. From the description of Papers, 1969-1970 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007832 ...

Alsop, Stewart. (person)

American journalist and author. From the description of Stewart Alsop collection, 1958-1973. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70976450 Stewart Johonnot Oliver Alsop (1914-1974) was an American newspaper columnist and political analyst. A graduate of Yale University (1936), he was an editor at Doubleday and wrote a regular column for the New York Times for nearly fifteen years. He is also the author of several books on politics and journalism. From the gui...

Byrd, Harry F., Jr. (Harry Flood), 1914-2013 (person)

U.S. Senator from Virginia. From the description of Harry Flood Byrd, Jr. papers, [1920?], 1960, 1966, 1982-2005. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 77129822 From the description of Photographs of Harry Flood Byrd, Jr. [manuscript[], circa 1906-1968, 2005. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647991031 From the description of Harry Flood Byrd, Jr., papers [manuscript, 1966-1970. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 77128978 U.S....

Mollison, Char (person)

Bambace, Angela (person)

Riordan, John (person)

Professional Women's Caucus (corporateBody)

National Organization for Women (corporateBody)

The National Organization for Women (NOW) was formed in Washington D.C. in 1966, and incorporated in 1967. The organization was formed to bring women into full participation in the mainstream of society, assuming all privileges and responsibilities in fully equal partnership with men. Local chapters were formed throughout the country and task forces were set up to deal with problems of women in areas such as employment, education, religion, poverty, law, politics, and image in the media....

Freeman, Jo. (person)

Morgan, Charles, 1930-2009 (person)

McGill, Ruth (person)

Bowdler, Nancy (person)

Matthews, Shirley (person)

United States. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (corporateBody)

Fraser, Arvonne S. (person)

The Center on Women and Public Policy was established in May, 1985 in the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, with Arvonne Fraser as senior fellow. It is the first center at a major U.S. University to be devoted speficically to women's policy issues. The Center's focus is worldwide,and it assesses the impact of women's organizations on the status of women. From the description of Publications of the Center on Women and Public Policy, 1985-1988. (University of Minnesota, M...

Noyes, Newbold, 1918- (person)

Federally Employed Women, Inc. (corporateBody)

Conlin, Roxanne Barton (person)

Roxanne Barton Conlin, feminist and civil justice activist, worked as a lawyer in private practice from 1966 to 1967 before serving as Deputy Industrial Commissioner in Des Moines from 1967 to 1968. Conlin was an Assistant Attorney General for the state of Iowa for seven years (1969-1977), heading the Civil Rights Section of the Iowa Department of Justice. She also did anti-trust work in this position and handled several cases involving willful misconduct by public officials. ...

Gutwillig, Jacqueline (person)

Armistead, Betty (person)

Heath, Kathryn Gladys, 1910- (person)

Kathryn Gladys Heath was assistant director for international educational relations for the U.S. Office of Education in the late 1950s. For biographical information, see Who's Who of American Women, 1958-1959. From the description of Cartoons, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122557634 ...

Martha Stuart (person)

Witter, Jean (person)

Raphael, Tamar (person)

Citizens' Advisory Council on the Status of Women (U.S.) (corporateBody)

NOW Legal Defense & Education Fund (corporateBody)

The National Organization for Women Legal Defense & Education Fund was established in 1970 as a "public service organization dedicated to achieving equality for women and girls." LDEF has focused its efforts on gaining legal rights for women in educational and employment opportunity, cases of physical abuse and sexual harassment, and in marriage and divorce laws. During the 1970s, it campaigned for passage of the Equal Rights Amendment. NOW LDEF has sponsored the Women's Media Project, the P...

Heinz, Elise Brookfield, 1935- (person)

Avco Corp. (corporateBody)

Janeway, Elizabeth. (person)

Snowe, Olympia J. (Olympia Jean), 1947- (person)

Olympia Jean Snowe (née Bouchles; born February 21, 1947) is an American businesswoman and politician who was a United States Senator from Maine from 1995 to 2013. Snowe, a member of the Republican Party, became known for her ability to influence the outcome of close votes, including whether to end filibusters. In 2006, she was named one of America's Best Senators by Time magazine. Snowe was known for her ability to compromise and her strong sense of bipartisanship. Throughout her senate career,...

Rendel, Margherita N. (person)

United States. President's Commission on the Status of Women (corporateBody)

The Commission was established by President John F. Kennedy in 1961 to examine the needs and rights of women and to make recommendations for "the diminution of barriers that result in waste, injustice, and frustration." Eleanor Roosevelt chaired the Commission until her death in 1962. From the description of Records, 1961-1963 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006800 ...

Kantrowitz, Leo (person)

Wulf, Melvin L. (person)

Gardner, G. H. F. (person)

Johnstone, Susan (person)

Segal, Phyllis N., 1945- (person)

Freed, Doris Jonas (person)

Rocketdyne (corporateBody)

Bronstein, Alvin J. (person)

Morris, Celia (person)

Abortion Reform Association (corporateBody)

President's Commission on White House Fellowships (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Nikki Van Hightower (person)

Koontz, Elizabeth Duncan, 1919-1989 (person)

Elizabeth Duncan Koontz served as president of the National Education Association (NEA) 1968-69. Born in Salisbury, North Carolina, on June 3, 1919, to Samuel and Lean Duncan, Elizabeth Duncan attended the Salisbury public schools and Livingstone College. She received a Bachelor's degree in English and elementary education in 1938, and Master's degree in elementary education from Atlanta University in 1941, and did further study at both Columbia University and Indiana University. She pur...

Mealey, Margaret (person)

Eastwood, Mary O., 1930- (person)

A lawyer employed by the federal government, Eastwood was active in the formation of the National Organization for Women (NOW); a board member of Human Rights for Women (HRW), an organization formed in 1968 to help finance sex discrimination litigation and research projects on women's issues; and a member of Federally Employed Women (FEW), a group that sought an end to sex discrimination in the federal government. From the description of Papers, 1915-1982 (inclusive), 1945-1982 (bulk...

Orr, Elizabeth (person)

Cook, Marlow W. (Marlow Webster), 1926- (person)

Stapleton, Jean, 1942- (person)

Lugar, Richard (person)

Murphy, Irene (person)

Feminist, public administrator, political worker (Barnard, A.B., 1941; Columbia, Ph.D., in American politics), Murphy has been on the New York State Democratic Committee, on Edmund Muskie's presidential campaign staff, county postmistress on Long Island, NY, executive director of the Federation of Organizations of Professional Women, an elected official in Chevy Chase, Md., and an official at the U.S. Department of the Interior. She is the author of Public Policy on the Status of Women (Lexingto...

Murphy, Betty Southard (person)

Hixson, Allie Corbin (person)

Allie Corbin Hixson was born May 28, 1924 to Emma Triplett and Alfred B. Corbin of Columbia, Kentucky. She earned a B.A. in English at Oklahoma A & M College in 1949 and an M.A. in Humanities at the University of Louisville in 1961. She also earned a Ph. D. in English at the University of Louisville. Hixson was a teacher in both high schools and colleges in Oklahoma, Indiana, and Kentucky. In the 1970's, she retired from her teaching career to devote time toward the support of the Equal Righ...

Carabillo, Toni (person)

Toni Carabillo and Judith Meuli were both active in the National Organization for Women. Carabillo was president of the Southern California Chapter and Meuli served on NOW's Policy and Planning Committee; both were editors of the National NOW Times. From the description of Chronology of "the split," 1991. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008460 ...

University of Pittsburgh. United Faculty (corporateBody)

Throughout its history the University of Pittsburgh has received occasional support from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In the early 1960s it suffered an unprecedented fiscal crisis and sought a solution that linked it to the Commonwealth. On August 23, 1966, House Bill No. 2 of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania was signed and the University officially became state-related. From the description of State-related status of the University of Pittsburgh files, 1936-1983. (Universit...

Komisar, Lucy, 1942- (person)

Lucy Komisar was born in the Bronx in April 1942. She participated in several activities on behalf of civil rights, including editing the Mississippi Free Press for one year. From the description of Komisar (Lucy) civil rights collection, 1961-1991 (bulk 1961-1964). (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 57600042 Freelance writer and editor, Lucy Komisar was vice president for public relations for the National Organization for Women (1970-...

Women's Research Center of Boston (corporateBody)

Delco Products (corporateBody)

Derfner, Armand (person)

The bulk of the collection deals with three civil rights cases. They are: Case I: John Knight, et al. vs. State of Alabama, 787 F Supp 1030 (N.D. al. 1991) This case deals with a lawsuit filed in Montgomery, AL by private plaintiffs associated with Alabama State University when the state failed to comply with U.S. Dept. of Ed. on an effective desegregation plan. Case II: Jake Ayers Sr. et al vs. United States of America vs, State of Mississippi, 69 F.2d 311. This is a case filed by African Ameri...

Southern Pacific Company (corporateBody)

What started as a boycott by the American Railway Union against Pullman's Palace Car Co. in 1894 escalated to a strike covering the area from Chicago to the Pacific Coast. On the premise of interfering with the mails the federal government intervened and crushed the strike. From the description of Journal of incidents in San Francisco resulting from the American Railway Union strike, 1894 June 27-Aug. 31. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record ...

Reston, James, 1909- (person)

Marcy, Mildred Kester, 1913- (person)

Paschall, Eliza K. (person)

Eliza King Paschall, author and activist, was born October 5, 1917, in Adams Run (Charleston County), South Carolina. During World War II, Paschall served with the American Red Cross Clubmobile, mobile units of volunteers providing refreshments and recreation to Allied soldiers across Europe. She married Walter Goode Paschall (1910-1959), a prominent Atlanta journalist, in 1945. She was active in civic, interracial, and women's organizations in which she held several offices including executive ...

Sharwell, William (person)

Abzug, Bella S., 1920-1998 (person)

Bella Savitzky Abzug (July 24, 1920 – March 31, 1998), nicknamed "Battling Bella", was an American lawyer, U.S. Representative, social activist and a leader in the women's movement. In 1971, Abzug joined other leading feminists such as Gloria Steinem, Shirley Chisholm, and Betty Friedan to found the National Women's Political Caucus. She was known as a leading figure in what came to be known as eco-feminism. In 1970, Abzug's first campaign slogan was, "This woman's place is in the House—the H...

Partee, Cecil A., 1921- (person)

Illinois representative (Democrat) from twenty-second and twenty-first districts (1957-1966); Illinois senator from twenty-sixth district (1967-1976). Senate President Pro Tempore (1971-1973), Minority Leader (1974-1975), and Majority Leader and first black elected as President of the Illinois Senate (1975-1976). From the description of Papers, 1961-1975 (bulk 1971-1974) (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 21209579 Cecil Armillo Partee (1921-1994) was...

Kanter, Rosabeth Moss (person)

Women's Action Program (corporateBody)

Lloyd-Jones, Esther McDonald, 1901- (person)

Schlafly, Phyllis, 1924-2016 (person)

Phyllis Schlafly was born 15 August 1924 in St. Louis, Missouri. The mother of six, she is an attorney and a conservative political activist. Her biggest platforms have been against equal rights amendments and feminist views. She founded the Eagle Forum and the Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund in 1972 and remains in the office of their president today. From the guide to the Phyllis Schlafly reports, 1989-1991, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Leader, Shelah Gilbert, 1943- (person)

The first president of the Buffalo chapter of the National Organization for Women, Leader was recording secretary for the National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year. She was also the organizer of the film festival at the first National Women's Conference in Houston, Tex., in 1977. From the description of Papers, 1976-1978 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008926 ...

Usery, W. J., 1923- (person)

W.J. Usery (1923- ), machinist, union official, Assistant Secretary and Secretary of Labor, federal and private mediator, born in Hardwick, Georgia. From the description of W.J. Usery papers, 1940, 1952-1985. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 38477540 W.J. Usery, Jr. (1923- ), machinist, union official, Assistant Secretary and Secretary of Labor, federal and private mediator, born in Hardwick, Georgia. From the description of W.J. Usery, Jr. oral hi...

Women in Apprenticeship (corporateBody)

International Feminist Planning Conference (corporateBody)

National Association of Women Business Owners. (corporateBody)

Carpenter, Liz (person)

Lucas, Roy (person)

Following graduation from New York University Law School in 1967, Roy Lucas published a landmark article, "Federal Constitutional Limitations on the Enforcement and Administration of State Abortion Statutes," in the North Carolina Law Review. Soon his interest in student rights and other civil liberties issues were overwhelmed as abortion litigation came to him in ever-growing volume. In 1969 and 1970 he helped found, with Morris Dees, the James Madison Constitutional Law Institute with offices ...

Fields, Daisy B. (person)

A specialist in personnel management, Fields spent 27 years in the federal government. In 1967 she was appointed a special assistant in the Federal Women's Program of the Veterans' Administration, charged with developing and recommending policies in all areas of personnel management relating to the status of women. After her retirement in 1971, she founded Fields Associates, a consulting firm dealing with equal employment opportunity and career planning for women. From the descriptio...