Records of the National Organization for Women, 1959-2002 (inclusive), 1966-1998 (bulk)


Records of the National Organization for Women, 1959-2002 (inclusive), 1966-1998 (bulk)


Records of the National Organization for Women (1966- ), the largest feminist organization in the United States

185 cartons, 23 file boxes, 8 half-file boxes, 14 file card boxes, 3 folio+ boxes, 10 folio folders, 5 folio+ folders, 3 oversize folders, 1 supersize folder, 136 photograph folders, 2 folio photograph folders, slides, 9 reels microfilm (M-152), and electronic records

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Patel, Marilyn (person)

Holtzman, Elizabeth, 1941- (person)

Elizabeth Holtzman (born August 11, 1941) is an American attorney and politician who served as a member of the United States House of Representatives. A Democrat, she represented New York's 16th congressional district for four terms from 1973 to 1981. After leaving Congress, she became the first woman to serve as District Attorney of Kings County (1982-1989) and the first woman to hold the office of New York City Comptroller (1990-1993). A native of Brookly, New York, she graduated from Abrah...

Linda Locke (person)

Spalding, Elizabeth Coxe (person)

Bassett, Marion Preston (person)

Ginger Yrun (person)

Johnson, Robert Bowie (person)

Ginsburg, Ruth Bader, 1933-2020 (person)

Ruth Bader Ginsburg (born Joan Ruth Bader, March 15, 1933 – September 18, 2020), also known by her initials RBG, was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1993 until her death in 2020. She was nominated by President Bill Clinton on June 14, 1993, and had served since August 10, 1993. Ginsburg became the second of four female justices to be confirmed to the Court after Sandra Day O'Connor, the two others being Sonia Sotomayor and Elen...

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...

Cheryl Walker (person)

Scheidler, Joseph M., 1927- (person)

Newcomb, Betty (person)

Renfrew, Jo Ann (person)

Operation Rescue (Organization) (corporateBody)

Roberts, Sylvia (person)

Mitchell, Joyce Slayton (person)

McDonald, Ann, lecturer in social work (person)

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....

Gardner, Jo Ann Evans (person)

Ashcroft, John D.,, 1942-.... (person)

Ballard, Ernesta Drinker, 1920- (person)

Mason, Margaret H. (person)

Berry, Betty Blaisdell (person)

Wells-Schooley, Jane (person)

Edward Kennedy's (person)

Weitzenkorn, Helene (person)

Fowler, Marianne (person)

Garn, Jake (person)

Salt Lake City, Utah mayor, 1968-1974, U.S. Senator from Utah. From the description of Mayoral papers, 1968-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122623572 ...

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-...

Vanik, Charles (person)

Louisiana Pro-Life Action Network (corporateBody)

Bendorf, Jeane (person)

Brown, William H. (person)

Project Life (corporateBody)

Miller, Clarence E., 1917- (person)

Clarence E. Miller (CEM) was a Republican United States Congressman from Ohio representing a southeastern district. He served from 1967 to 1993. While in office, CEM served as Vice Chairman for the Office of Technology Assessment; served on the House Appropriations Committee; and introduced numerous bills aimed to cut spending measures. CEM lost his bid for reelection in the 1992 primary after redistricting. Prior to his election to Congress, CEM served as mayor of Lancaster, Ohio. F...

Catholics Act for ERA (corporateBody)

Women's Coalition for the Third Century (corporateBody)

The Women's Coalition for the Third Century grew out of a meeting called by the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission in 1972 to explore women's participation in the bicentennial celebration. While cooperating with the ARBC, the group saw the need to create a coalition that could set its own agenda. In 1973 eleven organizations meeting in Independence Hall in Philadelphia became coalition members, reaffirming their interest in recovering women's history, celebrating the present, and creati...

Rand, Kathy (person)

Common Cause (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Common Cause is a non-profit advocacy organization committed to honest, open and accountable government and participation in the democratic process. The group was founded in 1970 by John Gardner, who served as the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare under President Lyndon B. Johnson and later as chairman of the National Urban Coalition. Originally created with the intention of representing citizens’ interests in Washington, the group soon became a vehicle for protesting the Vietnam War. ...

Burton, Nicole (person)

Sheila Davis. (person)

Callister, Marion Jones, 1921- (person)

Marion Jones Callister (b. 1921) was a war veteran, lawyer, and active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. From the description of Marion Jones Callister papers, 1936-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 555900081 Marion Jones Callister (b. 1921) was a war veteran, lawyer, and active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Marion Jones Callister was born on June 6, 1921, in Moreland, Idaho, to Orson Pratt and...

Nelson, Lola (person)

Smeal, Eleanor (person)

Smeal was Chair of the Woman's Trust. From the description of TLS, 1985 April 16 : Washington, D.C. to Nancy Magnuson / Ellie Smeal. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 29463769 ...

Evans, Faith (person)

Farrell, Warren. (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...

Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978 (person)

American anthropologist. From the description of Letter 1968 June 12. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 38156541 Anthropologist. From the description of Collection re Margaret Mead, 1978-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131863 Anthropologist, author, and educator. From the description of Margaret Mead papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996 (bulk 1911-1978). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068917 M...

Hull, Joan (person)

Jaycees International (corporateBody)

Seidenberg, Faith (person)

Fuller, Georgia (person)

Terry, Dian (person)

Gordon, Elaine (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...

Powers, Jean (person)

Nelson, Sara, 1956- (person)

Packwood, Bob (person)

Democratic Party (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Stark, Fortney H. (person)

Chapman, Alice J. (person)

Harris, Barbara, 1929- (person)

Case, Clifford P. (Clifford Philip), 1904-1982 (person)

Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Clifford Philip Case : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122619730 Lawyer, state legislator, and U.S. representative and senator, from New Jersey. From the description of Papers, 1925-1982 ; (bulk 1945-1978). (Rutgers University). WorldCat record id: 28376038 ...

Bradley, Bill (person)

Vogel, Mary (person)

Lerner, Narcinda (person)

Russell, Ruth V., 1948- (person)

Project Life's (corporateBody)

Mary Matossian (person)

Whitney, Ruth (person)

Lonnquist, Judith (person)

Ghizzoni, Audrey Dooling (person)

Dixon, Alan J. (person)

Rossi, Alice S. 1922- (person)

Alda, Alan, 1936-.... (person)

American actor. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated [n.p.], 6 April 1992, to Joan Peyser, 1992, April 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270991911 ...

Pro-Life Action Network. (corporateBody)

Witter, Jean (person)

Ackerman, Margaret E. (person)

Ann K. Justice (person)

American Telephone and Telegraph Company. (corporateBody)

Hess, Sheila (person)

Michele D. Stratton (person)

Thompson, Frank, Jr. (person)

Ciarrochi, Lillian (person)

Perkins, Carl Dewey, 1912-1984 (person)

Carl D. Perkins (1912-1984) a Democrat from Hindman, was first elected to Congress in 1948 to represent Kentucky's mountainous 7th District and began to serve on January 3, 1949. He was appointed to the House Education and Labor Committee, arena for many of the ideological struggles over the social agenda of the federal government. Perkins's diligence, persistent commitment to liberal principles, mastery of congressional procedures, and skills of personal persuasion gained him a reputation as on...

Sedey, Mary Anne (person)

Schooley, Terry (person)

Collins-Robson, Jim (person)

Cranston, Alan, 1914-2000 (person)

Alan Cranston, born June 19, 1914 in Palo Alto, Calif., was a four term Senator for California from 1969 to 1993. His son Robin Cranston was killed in a car accident in May 1980. Cranston died on Dec. 31, 2000. From the description of Alan Cranston letters : to Susan and Otto Meyer, 1980 May. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 56712942 Biographical Information Cranston, Alan, a Senator from Californ...

Webb, Kathy (person)

Fraser, Donald M. (person)

Marjorie Canja (person)

Bumpers, Dale (person)

Hughes, Casey (person)

Peirce, Pam (person)

Miller, Monica Migliorino, 1953- (person)

Roth, William V., 1921-2003 (person)

Buck, Martha (person)

Sue Dye (person)

O'Brien, Ann (person)

Decrow, Karen (person)

Hartke, Vance (person)

Hartke served as U.S. Senator from Indiana from 1958 through 1976. An advocate of the New Frontier, Hartke saw the Vietnam War drawing resources away from social programs and opposed the war. From the description of Papers, 1966-1968. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 27983010 Rupert Vance Hartke (b. May 31, 1919, Stendal, Pike County, Indiana-d. July 27, 2003, Falls Church, Virginia) was a Democratic United States Senator from Indiana from 1959 until...

Faust, Jean (person)

Galifianakis, Nick, 1928- (person)

Durham, N.C. resident. From the description of A guide and commentary, 1967. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39100414 ...

Pride, Anne (person)

Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), III, 1930-2021 (person)

Adlai Ewing Stevenson III (October 10, 1930 – September 6, 2021) was an American lawyer, business executive, and politician. A member of the Democratic Party and the son of former Illinois Governor and two-time presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson, he represented the state of Illinois in the U.S. Senate from 1970 to 1981 and was twice a candidate for Governor of Illinois. Born in Chicago, Stevenson attended the Milton Academy in Massachusetts, Harrow School in England, and Harvard College. ...

Huddleston, Walter D. (Walter Darlington), 1926- (person)

Ireland, Patricia (person)

Feminist activist, lawyer, and former president of the National Organization for Women, Patricia Ireland was born in Oak Park, Illinois, on October 19, 1945, the daughter of Joan Filipek and James Ireland. She received a BA from the University of Tennessee in 1966 and a JD from the University of Miami Law School in 1975. She worked as a flight attendant for Pan Am from 1967 to 1975, where she successfully challenged an employee health insurance plan that did not cover spouses of emp...

Griffin, Robert P. (Robert Paul), 1923- (person)

Born Nov. 6, 1923, Griffin graduated from Dearborn (Mich.)'s Fordson High School (1941) and Central Michigan University (CMU) (1947). He served in World War II in the 71st Infantry Division. In 1950, Griffin earned the degree of Juris Doctor from the School of Law at the University of Michigan. He served as U.S. Representative from Michigan, 1956-1966; as U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1966-1979; Senate Minority Whip, 1969-1976; and as a justice of the Supreme Court of Michigan, 1986-1995. Griffin ...

Terry, Randall A. (person)

Warren Henderson. (person)

Riddiough, Chris (person)

Kennedy, Anthony M., 1936-.... (person)

Drinan, John D. (person)

Gregory, Gwendolyn H. (person)

Oberstar, James L. (James Louis), 1934- (person)

James L. Oberstar was born September 10, 1934 in Chisholm, Minnesota. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul in 1956, with a Baccalaureate of Art in French and political science. He continued with school overseas, completing a Master of Art in European Studies at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium (1957). After graduation, Oberstar worked as a Navy civilian English language teacher for Haitian military personnel, and taught Frenc...

Commission for Responsive Democracy. (corporateBody)

Jackson, Henry M. (Henry Martin), 1912-1983 (person)

Jackson's tenure in the House was briefly interrupted by service in the U.S. Army. He enlisted in 1943, but was recalled by President Roosevelt to congressional service after basic training. Jackson was assigned to the Government Operations Committee's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, a position which quickly put him at the center of the un-American activities controversies and in the national spotlight. He won recognition ...

Muskie, Edmund S., 1914-1996 (person)

Governor of Maine, U.S. senator, U.S. secretary of state, of Waterville, Me.; d. 1996. From the description of Christmas card, 1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70926049 United States senator from Maine. From the description of Address : at water symposium, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1966 June 15. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 33841361 Politician, governor of Maine, U.S. senator from Maine, and U.S. Secretary of State; d....

Pottinger, J. Stanley, 1940- (person)

Kastenmeier, Robert (person)

Evelyn Jarvis (person)

Collins, Mary Jean, 1939- (person)

An active member of the National Organization for Women, Mary Jean Collins was Midwest Regional Director (1970-1972), president and executive director of Chicago NOW (1978-1980), and co-director of the NOW equal rights (ERA) campaign. A member of the National Board, she was in charge of task forces (1972-1975) and she also served as National Action vice-president where she focussed on lesbian and minority women's rights as well as reproductive choice and pay equity. Collins was also on the board...

Leggett, Robert Louis, 1926-1997 (person)

Robert Louis Leggett (b. July 26, 1926, Richmond, Calif.-d. Aug. 13, 1997, Orange, Calif.), lawyer and Democratic representative from California. He was member of the California State assembly in 1960 and 1962, and served in the 88th and then the seven succeeding Congresses from January 3, 1963 to January 3, 1979. From the description of Leggett, Robert Louis, 1926-1997 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10597208 ...

Buermeyer, Nancy (person)

Erb, Deborah (person)

Scholberg, Andrew (person)

United States. Commission on Civil Rights (corporateBody)

West, Anne Grant (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...

Hutner, Pam (person)

Kenyon, Geri (person)

Cannon, Howard W. (person)

Hill, Susan (person)

North Carolina native; social worker; activist for reproductive rights; founder and director, National Women's Health Organization (NWHO, an organization of eight clinics serving as a leader in providing abortion services to under-served areas of the United States since 1976). President, National Women's Health Foundation, support foundation to the NWHO. From the guide to the Susan Hill Papers, 1976-2003 (bulk 1981-1999), (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke ...

Patterson, Jerry M. (person)

Markoff, Helene S. (person)

Tunney, John V. (John Varick), 1934- (person)

U.S. Congressman from Riverside Calif., and U.S. Senator from 1971-77. From the description of John V. Tunney papers, circa 1960-1980. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26863469 ...

Plitt, Jane R. (person)

Rodino, Peter W. (person)

Congressman. From the description of Reminiscences of Peter Wallace Rodino, Jr. : oral history, 1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309723864 ...

Lepper, Mary M. (Mary Milling) (person)

Yard, Molly (person)

Hart, Thomas J., 1891- (person)

Wolf, Linda, 1950- (person)

Cox, Elizabeth (person)

Bernard, Shirley, 1928- (person)

An active member of the National Organization for Women, Bernard was Western Membership Task Force chair (1967), co-convener of Orange County (Calif.) NOW (1968-1969), on the national board (1968-1972), and Western Regional director (1970-1972). She earned a Ph.D. in women's studies from Union Graduate School (1975), and taught at Fullerton College in California. Bernard was also a founder of the Southern California branch of the National Women's Political Caucus and California Women in Higher E...

Susan Catania (person)

Halpern, Seymour, 1915- (person)

Cohen, Linda (person)

Perry, Charles H. (person)

Assistant Surgeon in the United States Navy. Enlisted on January 24, 1862. Served on the USS Kennebec, USS Susquehanna. Resigned on May 6, 1865. From the description of Letter of application to the Naval Examining Board, 1861, August 29. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 467313254 ...

Coughlin, Lawrence, 1929- (person)

Louis Harris and Associates (corporateBody)

Barr, Burton S. (person)

Farians, Elizabeth (person)

Elizabeth Farians was an educator, theologian, and founder, in 1966, of the National Organization for Women's Ecumenical Task Force on Women and Religion. She was also a member of the national board of NOW (1967-1972), a convener of NOW chapters in Connecticut, New Jersey, and Cincinnati, and she served on the board of directors of Catholics for a Free Choice (1972-1975). From the description of Papers of NOW officers, 1965-1973 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: ...

Joy Blair (person)

Hosken, Fran P., 1919-2006 (person)

Franziska Porges Hosken earned a master of Architecture degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Design in 1944; she was among the first women graduates of the program. She subsequently worked as a product designer, journalist and adovate for women's health issues. From the description of Papers. ca. 1941-ca. 1980. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 680436928 Franziska Porges Hosken earned a master of Architecture degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Design (G...

Hollings, Ernest E. (person)

Sparkman, John, 1899-1985 (person)

Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of John Sparkman : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481724 From the description of Reminiscences of John Sparkman : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513439 John Jackson Sparkman (b. Dec. 20, 1899, Morgan County, Ala.-d. Nov. 16, 1985, Huntsville, Ala.), U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Alabama, was ...

Gandy, Kim (person)

Scott, Ann, 1929-1975 (person)

Vice-president for legislation of the National Organization for Women and a founder of the Buffalo, N.Y., chapter of NOW, Ann (London) Scott graduated from the University of Washington (B.A. 1952, Ph.D. 1970). A poet and translator, she was an editor of Poetry Northwest while in Seattle, and taught English literature and composition at the State University of New York at Buffalo (1965-1972). After her election to NOW's national board in 1970, she devised much of the organization's lobbying strat...

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 ...

Georgia Wilde (person)

Madison, Susan (person)

Negatives (corporateBody)

Pro-Life Action League. (corporateBody)

Johnson, Dixie (person)

Women's Media Project (NOW Legal Defense & Education Fund) (corporateBody)

Wood, Nan Elizabeth, 1942- (person)

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...

Heinz, John 1938- (person)

Butler, Jessie Haver, 1886-1989. (person)

Lightfoot, Judith (person)

Guerra, Mark (person)

Harrington, Michael, 1948- (person)

Thompson, Nancy (person)

Pollock, Mordeca Jane (person)

Mitchell, Donald J. (person)

Wendell, R. Anderson (person)

Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002 (person)

Herman E. Talmadge (1913- ), Georgia Governor (1947-1955) and U.S. Senator (1956-1980), born near McRae, Georgia. From the description of Herman E. Talmadge senatorial papers, 1945-1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477028 Herman E. Talmadge (1913- ), Georgia Governor (1947-1955) and United States Senator (1956-1980) born near McRae, Georgia. T. Rogers Wade served as administrative assistant, fund raiser, and chairman of the 1980 U.S. senatorial campaign for Senator Talm...

Horn, Jerry Glenn (person)

Reckitt, Lois (person)

Armistead, Betty (person)

Atkinson, Ti-Grace (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) ...

Cohan, Alice (person)

Lori Wilson (person)

Slattery, Jim (person)

MacLeod, Jennifer S. (Jennifer Selfridge), 1929- (person)

Laxalt, Paul, 1922-2018 (person)

Stevens, Ted (person)

Bork, Robert H (person)

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

Champagne, Emily (person)

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...

Schweiker, Richard S. (Richard Schultz), 1926- (person)

United States congressman, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. From the description of Correspondence to Edward F. Fry, 1961. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 212908346 Richard Schultz Schweiker was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania, in 1926. After serving in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1946, he graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the Pennsylvania State College in 1950. Following a ten-year career in manufacturing and sales, Schweiker was elected as a Senator t...

Proxmire, William (person)

Sarasin, Ronald A. (person)

Aspin, Les (person)

Les Aspin was a Democratic congressman representing Wisconsin's First Congressional District, 1970-1993. While in Congress he served on the Armed Services, Government Operations, and Budget Committees and in 1985, he was selected to chair the Armed Services Committee. In 1993, left Congress to serve as Secretary of Defense in the Clinton administration and resigned in 1994. Aspin then joined the Marquette University faculty in the international affairs program in Washington, D.C. as well as invo...

Mary Ellen Canini. (person)

Bonk, Kathy, 1953- (person)

Kathy Bonk was coordinator of the National Organization for Women's Media Task Force. In 1988 she founded Communications Consortium Media Center, a nonprofit organization helping other organizations use communications strategies for policy change. From the description of Papers of NOW officers, 1975-1988 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122593230 ...

Kaw, Esther (person)

Onaitis, Susan (person)

Bayh, Birch, 1928-.... (person)

The Patent and Trademark Act Amendments of 1980, introduced as the University and Small Business Patent Procedures Act and commonly known as the Bayh-Dole Act, were enacted on December 12, 1980 (P.L. 96-517). The Bayh Dole Act established procedures through which universities, small businesses, and non-profit corporations could control intellectual property resulting from federally funded research. Co-sponsored by Senators Birch Bayh of Indiana and Robert Dole of Kansas, it was the culmination o...

United States. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (corporateBody)

Beall, J. Glenn (John Glenn), 1927-2006 (person)

X., Laura (person)

The National Clearinghouse on Marital Rape (NCOMR) was formed in 1980 by Laura X.  It began as a project of the Women's History Research Center.  The organization aims "to make intimate relationships truly egalitarian." The Clearinghouse researches and complies materials on marital rape and marital rape cases. From the guide to the National Clearinghouse on Marital Rape Subject File, 1952-1996, 1978-1996, (University of Illinois Archives) ...

Burns, Emmett (person)

Gardner, G. H. F. (person)

General Mills, inc. (corporateBody)

Minneapolis, MN. From the description of Pamphlet and handbill, ca.1930. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122364952 In 1893 the Washburn-Crosby Company of Minneapolis opened a Buffalo office from which to distribute its flour throughout the East. A Buffalo flour mill followed in 1904, and in 1928 General Mills was organized with Washburn-Crosby as its nucleus. Washburn-Crosby was dissolved in 1937. General Mills Buffalo operations include a cereal...

Crater, Flora (person)

Political campaign worker. From the description of Papers of Flora Crater, 1951-1973. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793587 Woman activist in Virginia politics. From the description of Papers of Flora Crater [manuscript], 1976-1991. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833772 From the description of Papers of Flora Crater [manuscript], 1956-1960, 1970-1983. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647914758 Virg...

Timmer, Barbara (person)

Industrial Welfare Commission (corporateBody)

Murphy, Timothy (person)

Epithet: RC Bishop of Cloyne British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x0001f8 ...

Kingsley, Beth (person)

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...

Claritas Corporation (corporateBody)

Adams, Whitney (person)

Dempsey, Rosemary (person)

Sackman-Reed, Gloria (person)

Morgan, Robert, 1921-1994 (person)

Epithet: Lieutenant; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x000192 ...

Buckley, James Lane, 1923-.... (person)

Civil War private, 53rd Illinois Infantry, Company K, from Ottawa, Illinois. From the description of Diary, 1864 July 11-August 7. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27819358 Buckley was a N.Y. Senator and member of the Senate Committee on Public Works in 1973. From the description of TLsS, 1973-1976 : Washington, D.C. to Schuyler Tallman. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 46956670 United States Senato...

Hacker, Sally, 1936- (person)

Casey, Bob (person)

Morgan, Ellen (person)

Fox, Muriel, 1928- (person)

Muriel Fox was a public relations executive and one of the founders of the National Organization for Women. She served NOW as vice president (1967-1970), chair of the board (1971-1973), and chair of the national advisory committee (1973-1974). A spokeswoman for women's rights for almost 40 years, she was also active in the NOW Legal Defense & Education Fund and the National Women's Political Caucus. From the description of Papers of NOW officers, 1966-1971 (inclusive). (Harvard U...

Glenn, John, 1921-2016 (person)

John Herschel Glenn, Jr. (b. July 18, 1921, Cambridge, Guernsey County-d. December 8, 2016, Columbus, Ohio), astronaut and U.S. Senator from Ohio. He attended public schools of New Concord, Ohio, and later graduated from Muskingum College. Glenn served in the United States Marine Corps from 1942 to 1965, and was later a test pilot and joining the United States space program in 1959. He was selected as one of the original seven Mercury astronauts. In February 1962, Glenn became the first American...

Walgren, Doug (person)

Hart, Gary, 1936-.... (person)

Gary Warren Hart was born November 28, 1936 in Ottawa, Kansas. In 1958, he graduated from Bethany Nazarene College in Oklahoma. Hart earned degrees from the Yale Divinity School in 1961 and the Yale Law School in 1964. He first came to Colorado in 1943 and, in the summers from 1954 1962, he worked on the Santa Fe and Colorado & Southern Railroads. He moved to Colorado in 1965 and started to practice law in Denver in 1967, focusing on natural resource and environmental law. Gary Hart's public...

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Florio, James J., 1937- (person)

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Tydings, Joseph D. (Joseph Davies), 1928-2018 (person)

Lawyer and former United State Senator from Maryland. From the description of Joseph D. Tydings papers, 1930-1986 (bulk 1964-1970). (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 22233155 Joseph Davies Tydings was born on May 4, 1928, in Asheville, North Carolina, to Thomas Cheeseborough and Eleanor Davies Cheeseborough. At the age of six, his mother divorced Cheeseborough; she later married Millard Tydings of Havre de Grace, Maryland, who adopted her s...

Brewster, Daniel Baugh, 1923-2007 (person)

Lawyer and United States Senator from Maryland. From the description of Daniel B. Brewster Papers, 1950-2007 (bulk 1962-1968). (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 17543083 Daniel Baugh Brewster was born on November 23, 1923 in Baltimore County, Maryland, in the Green Spring Valley Region. He was the first of six children of Daniel B. Brewster, Sr., and Ottolie Y. Wickes Brewster. Most of the family's wealth came from the Baugh family who, in ...

Hinch, Gerald K. (person)

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Johnson, Sonia (person)

Sonia Ann Harris was born on 27 February 1936 in Malad City, Idaho, to Alvin and Ida Howell Harris. Her childhood was spent in Preston, Idaho, until the family moved to Logan, Utah, in 1948. She was raised a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (The Mormon Church). After graduation from Logan High School in 1954 Sonia worked in a bank until she entered Utah State University in January 1955. She received her B.A. in English in 1958. Sonia and Richard Theodore Johnson...

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