Papers of Catherine Shipe East


East, Catherine Shipe. Papers of Catherine Shipe East. 1941-1995

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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Thompson, James R., 1936- (person)

Illinois lawyer, politician, and four-term governor (1977-1991). From the description of Letter, December 4, 1979. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 123416149 As Illinois' 39th governor from 1976 to 1990 Thompson held the office for 14 years, longer than any other governor. A lawyer, the Republican Thompson has held positions as a prosecutor for Cook County (1959-1964), law school professor at Northwestern University (1964-1...

Rawalt, Marguerite, 1895- (person)

Lawyer and feminist Rawalt has served as legal counsel for the National Organization for Women (NOW) and the Women's Equity Action League (WEAL), chaired the Civil and Political Rights Committee (CPR) of the President's Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW), and worked with the Citizens' Advisory Council on the Status of Women (CACSW). From the description of [Audiotape collection] [sound recording]. 1953-1979. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122583145 Lawyer, i...

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)

Schroeder, Pat (person)

Braden, Ina Claire, 1932- (person)

O'Hanrahan, Inka (person)

Mott, Stewart Rawlings, 1937- (person)

Atkinson, Ti-Grace (person)

Armstrong, Anne Legendre (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)

Bird, Caroline (person)

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)

Kreps, Juanita M. (Juanita Morris), 1921-2010 (person)

Born January 11, 1921, Lynch (Harlan Co.), Kentucky. Professor of Economics at Duke University (1958-1977), where she was also James B. Duke Professor of Economics, Dean of the Woman's College, and University Vice President. She was appointed U.S. Secretary of Commerce in 1973. From the description of Juanita Morris Kreps Papers, 1921-2001 and undated (bulk 1968-1997). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 49647517 192...

Catherine East, 1916-1996 (person)

Government official and feminist activist Catherine East was born May 15, 1916, to U.G. and Bertha (Woody) Shipe, in Barboursville, W.Va. She attended Marshall College (now University) in Huntington, W.Va., from 1932 to 1935, where she majored in English and mathematics. Unable to pay her tuition, she had to leave school before completing the requirements for her degree. Marshall granted the A.B. in absentia in 1941, having allowed her to complete her coursework at George Washington...

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)

Anderson, Keke (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....

Amatniek, Kathie (person)

Mollison, Char (person)

Heide, Wilma Scott, 1921-1985 (person)

Wilma Scott Heide was a sociologist and former chair and president of the National Organization for Women. She obtained her R.N. from Brooklyn State Hospital (1945), her B.A. in sociology (1950) and a Litt.M. (1955) from the University of Pittsburgh, and her Ph.D. in feminist theory and public policy from the Union of Experimenting Colleges and Universities (1978). She was married to Eugene E. Heide from 1951 to 1972; they had two children, Tamara and Terry. Heide was a ...

Boyer, Elizabeth (person)

Boyer, an author and a member of the Ohio branch of the National Organization for Women, was one of the founders of the Women's Equity Action League in 1968. From the description of Papers, 1965-1972 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006965 ...

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)

Sandler, Bernice Resnick (person)

Sandler (University of Maryland, Ph.D.) has been director of the Project on the Status and Education of Women (PSEW) of the Association of American Colleges since 1971. Earlier she taught psychology, was a nursery school teacher and adult education instructor, served as Education Specialist for the U.S. House of Representatives' Special Subcommittee on Education and as Deputy Director of the Women's Action Program at HEW, and chaired the Action Committee for Federal Contract Compliance of the Wo...

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)

Peterson, Esther, 1906-1997 (person)

Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Esther Peterson, 1977. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321626 Consumer adviser; government executive; interviewee married Oliver R. Peterson. From the description of Reminiscences of Esther Peterson : oral history, 1983. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309725994 Active in the fields of labor, education, wom...

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)

Bunting-Smith, Mary, 1910-1998. (person)

Moyers, Bill D. (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 D. (Elizabeth Duncan), 1919-1989 (person)

Born Elizabeth Duncan; married Harry Lee Koontz in 1947; North Carolina school teacher; president North Carolina Association of Classroom Teachers (1959-1963); president, Department of Classroom Teachers of the National Education Association (1968-1969); headed the Women's Bureau of the Department of Labor during the Nixon Administration; delegate to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (1970); d. 1989. From the description of Elizabeth Duncan Koontz collection, 1929-...

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)

Miller, Helen Hill, 1899- (person)

Economist, author and journalist (Bryn Mawr, A.B., 1921; Oxford, Diploma in Economics and Political Science, 1922; University of Chicago, Ph. D., 1928), Miller, who wrote journal articles on history and economics and books on biography, history, and travel, was a tutor at the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers, 1921, 1923, and 1926, on the staff of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, 1934-1940, Executive Director of the National Policy Committee, 1941-1947, American editorial representative of...

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...

Murray, Florence K. (Florence Kerins), 1916-2004 (person)

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...

Alexander, Dolores (person)

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 S. Abzug (b. July 24, 1920, New York City, NY–d. March 31, 1998, New York City, NY) was an American lawyer, U.S. Representative, social activist and a leader of the Women's Movement. She recieved her undergraduate degree from Hunter College and a law degree from Columbia University in 1944. She practiced law at the firm of Pressman, Witt & Cammer specializing in labor law and took on civil rights cases. In 1970, she won a seat in the House of Represenatitves and served through 1977. A s...

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...

Gunderson, Barbara (person)

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

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...

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...