Records, (inclusive), (bulk) 1959-2002 1966-1998


Records, (inclusive), (bulk), 1959-2002, 1966-1998

Records, (inclusive), (bulk) 1959-2002 1966-1998

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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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)

Byrd, Robert c. (person)

Robert Byrd was born in Atlantic City in 1942. He attended Trenton Junior College in 1963. He earned a BFA at the Philedelphia Museum College of Art in 1966. He became an instructor in illustrating in 1976. He also became a children's book illustrator and later an author. Biographical Source: Something About of the Author, v. 112, pp. 44-45. From the description of Robert Byrd Papers no date. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 475473333 From the guid...

United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (corporateBody)

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was established as an independent agency of the executive branch on October 1, 1958 by the National Aeronautics and Space Act (72 Stat. 426), approved July 29, 1958. It superseded the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). NASA conducted redsearch on problems of flight, developed aeronautical and space vehicles, explored outer space, and participated in international programs for the peaceful development of space technology....

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)

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 ...

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)

Tsongas, Paul (person)

Lightfoot, Judith (person)

Guerra, Mark (person)

Harrington, Michael, 1948- (person)

Thompson, Nancy (person)

Pollock, Mordeca Jane (person)

Mitchell, Donald J. (person)

Brown, Rita Mae (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)

Ragland, Martha Ragsdale, 1906-1996. (person)

Civic worker, political campaigner, and advocate of civil rights, birth control, and women's rights, Martha (Ragsdale) Ragland was born in Paducah, Ky., in 1906, the daughter of Joseph Senter and Viva Jane (Troutt) Ragsdale. She graduated from Vanderbilt University (A.B. 1927, M.A. in economics, 1928). During the 1930s and early 1940s she helped organize Planned Parenthood groups at the local and state levels, and in 1938 organized a speaking tour for Margaret Sanger in Tennessee. She held offic...

McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012 (person)

George Stanley McGovern, a Representative and a Senator from South Dakota was born in Avon, South Dakota, July 19, 1922. He attended Dakota Wesleyan University, 1940-1942 and enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps in June 1942. McGovern was elected to the United States Senate in 1962; reelected in 1968 and 1974 and served from January 3, 1963, to January 3, 1981. He was an unsuccessful candidate for Democratic presidential nomination in 1968 and 1984 and the unsuccessful Democratic nominee...

Javits, Jacob K. (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)

Hawkins, Augustus F. (person)

Augustus Freeman Hawkins was born in Shreveport, LA, on Aug. 31, 1907; his family moved to Los Angeles in 1918; AB, UCLA, 1931; graduated from USC, 1932; member, CA State Assembly, 1935-63; Democrat, US Congress, 1963-91; Chairman, Committee on House Administration, 1981-84; Chairman, Committee on Education and Labor (98th-101st Congresses); member, Joint Economic Committee, 1984-90; member, Joint Committee on Printing, 1977-84; member, Joint Committee on the Library, 1981-84; retired from publi...

Slattery, Jim (person)

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

Laxalt, Paul (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)

Catherine East (person)

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)

Dole, Robert J., 1923-.... (person)

Born on July 22, 1923 in Russell, Kansas, the second of four children. In 1942, joined the Army's Enlisted Reserve Corps to fight in World War II. Became a second lieutenant in the Army's 10th Mountain Division. While trying to assist a wounded radioman, he was hit by enemy machine gun fire in the upper right back and his right arm was shattered. He received the Bronze Star. Following the war and a painful rehabilitation, he attended law school. In I952, he was elected Russell County Attorney, a...

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...

West, Donna Carlson (person)

O'Dell, Sheri (person)

Florio, James J., 1937- (person)

Tully, Mary Jean (person)

Powel, John H. (person)

Beacon Women's Clinic (corporateBody)

Burke, Yvonne Brathwaite (person)

Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, named Perle Yvonne Watson by her parents James T. and Lola Moor Watson, was born on October 5, 1932 in Los Angeles, California. After graduating from Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles in 1947, she earned her BA in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and her JD from the University of Southern California (USC) School of Law in 1956. She was the first African American woman admitted to the USC Law School since 1927. Burke was admitt...

Mikva, Abner J. (person)

Knee, Judy (person)

Burke, James A. (person)

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

Wingard, Jinx (person)

Taft, Robert, 1917- (person)

Young, Andrew (Andrew J.) (person)

Myers, Mary Lynn (person)

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...

Snowden, Carl (person)

Paschall, Eliza (person)

Alexander, Dolores (person)