Papers, 1870s-1989 (inclusive).

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Papers, 1870s-1989 (inclusive).

Collection consists of personal and professional correspondence; photographs; scrapbooks; oral histories; speeches; clippings; and minutes, bylaws, financial records, reports, and other publications of the organizations with which Rawalt was affiliated.

36 linear ft.

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Boyer, Gene (Genevieve Cohen), 1925-2003

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Boyer, born Gene Cohen in 1925, grew up in an Orthodox Jewish family in Milwaukee. She learned business skills at a young age from her father, who managed a number of shoe stores, and went on to study journalism at UW-Madison. In 1945, Gene married Burt Boyer. The couple opened a furniture store in Beaver Dam and ran it successfully for 32 years. Although she was an equal partner in the business, Gene was excluded from the local chamber of commerce because she was a woman. That experience mov...

Bird, Caroline, 1915-2011

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Caroline Bird Mahoney (1915–2011) was an American feminist author. Born on April 15, 1915, in New York City, Caroline Bird became the youngest member of the Vassar College class of 1935 at the age of 16, but left after her junior year to marry; she later earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Toledo and a Master of Arts degree in comparative literature at the University of Wisconsin. Her books include The Invisible Scar (1966), Everything a Women Needs to Know to Get Paid Wh...

Williams, Charl Ormond, 1885-1969

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Educator, suffragist, and Democratic Party worker Charl Ormond Williams was born in Arlington, Tennessee, the third of six children of Crittenden and Minnie Williams. She graduated from Arlington’s “high school on the hill” in 1903 and began teaching at Millington later that year. She served as principal of Bartlett secondary school 1904-6, then taught at Germantown High School. Within three years, she became Germantown’s principal, serving until 1912. She worked two years in the Mathematics Dep...

Boyer, Elizabeth M., 1913-2002

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Elizabeth M. "Betty" Boyer (November 12, 1913 in Ohio – December 2, 2002) was an American lawyer, feminist and writer. In 1937, she earned a B.S. in education from Bowling Green State University. In 1947, she received her law degree from Cleveland–Marshall College of Law. In 1950, she earned her Masters of Law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. She was a full professor of business law at Cuyahoga Community College. In 1968, she founded the Women's Equity Action Leag...

Allen, Florence Ellinwood, 1884-1966

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Florence Ellinwood Allen (1884-1966) was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on March 23, 1884, the daughter of Clarence Emir and Corinne (Tuckerman) Allen. She attended Salt Lake Academy and New Lyme Institute, Ashtabula County, Ohio. In 1904 she received her A.B degree with honors from Western Reserve University. Undecided as to her career, she spent the following two years with her mother in Europe, studying music at the University of Berlin and employed as a music correspondent for th...

Rawalt, Marguerite, 1895-

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Marguerite Rawalt was born October 16, 1895, in Prairie City, Illinois. She received her AB/LLB (1933) and LLM (1936) from George Washington University. From 1933 to 1965, Rawalt worked as an attorney in the office of chief counsel, Bureau of Internal Revenue. During her tenure there, she served as president of the National Association of Women Lawyers (1942-1943) and the Federal Bar Association (1943-1944). She was the first woman president of the FBA and the first woman sent to th...

Allan, Virginia R.

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Wyandotte, Michigan, businesswoman, chairwoman of the President's Task Force on Women's Rights and Responsibilities during the Nixon Administration, later deputy assistant secretary of state for public affairs. From the description of Virginia R. Allan papers, 1932-1995. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 84941067 Women's rights activist, chair of President Nixon's Task Force on Women's Rights and Responsibilities. From the description of Virginia R. A...

National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs (U.S.)

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Peterson, Esther Eggertsen, 1906-1997

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Esther Peterson was born Esther Eggertsen in Provo, Utah, on December 9, 1906. She was one of six children: Luther ("Bud"), Algie, Thelma, Anna Maria, Esther, and Mark. Her parents, Lars and Annie (Nielsen) Eggertsen , were the children of Danish immigrants who walked across the plains to Utah seeking freedom to worship as Mormons. The Eggertsens were Republicans, but Esther Peterson became an active Democrat, working in the fields of education, labor, women's rights and consumer a...

Griffiths, Martha W. (Martha Wright), 1912-2003

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Martha Wright Griffiths (January 29, 1912 – April 22, 2003) was an American lawyer, judge, and politician who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1955 to 1974 and as Lieutenant Governor of Michigan from 1983 to 1991. She was a member of the Democratic Party. Born in Pierce City, Missouri as Martha Edna Wright, she graduated from Pierce City High School in 1930 before matriculating to the University of Missouri at Columbia, earning an AB in political science in 1934. In c...

Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007

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Lady Bird Johnson was born Claudia Alta Taylor in Karnack, Texas on December 22, 1912. Her parents were Thomas Jefferson Taylor and Minnie Pattillo Taylor, and she had two older brothers, Tommy and Tony. Her mother died when she was only five years old, and her Aunt Effie Pattillo moved to Karnack to look after her. At an early age, a nursemaid said she was "as purty as a lady bird," and thereafter she became known to her family and friends as Lady Bird. She graduated from Marshall High School i...

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady throughout her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four terms in office (1933-1945). She was an American politician, diplomat, and activist who later served as a United Nations spokeswoman. A shy, awkward child, starved for recognition and love, Eleanor Roosevelt grew into a woman with great sensitivity to the underprivileged of all creeds, races, and nations. Her constant work to improve their lot made her one of the most loved–...

Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973

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Lyndon Baines Johnson, also known as LBJ, was born on August 27, 1908 at Stonewall, Texas. He was the first child of Sam Ealy Johnson, Jr., and Rebekah Baines Johnson, and had three sisters and a brother: Rebekah, Josefa, Sam Houston, and Lucia. In 1913, the Johnson family moved to nearby Johnson City, named for Lyndon''s forebears, and Lyndon entered first grade. On May 24, 1924 he graduated from Johnson City High School. He decided to forego higher education and moved to California with a few ...

Friedan, Betty, 1921-2006

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Betty Goldstein Friedan (1921- ), a writer, publicist, political activist, and speaker on the subject of women, helped found the National Organization for Women, and served as its first president (1966-1970). For additional information see: Britannica Book of the Year (1970-1971), Current Biography (1970), and Who's Who of American Women (1991-1992). From the description of Papers, 1933-1980 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006604 Feminist, activist,...

Smeal, Eleanor

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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 ...

District of Columbia Federation of Women's Clubs

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Established in 1894. From the description of District of Columbia Federation of Women's Clubs records, 1897-1990 (bulk 1897-1976). (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70946679 ...

Hymer, Esther W.

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Mengelkoch, Velma.

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George Washington University. Law School.

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Roberts, Sylvia M. (Sylvia Mae), 1937-

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Sylvia Roberts, a native of Texas, graduated from Tulane University law school in 1956 and did post-graduate work at the Institute of Comparative Law, Paris, France. Since 1959, Roberts has worked as an attorney in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She served as member and secretary of the Louisiana Commission on the Status of Women, established by the Louisiana Legislature in 1968. From the description of Sylvia Roberts papers, 1968-1973 (bulk 1970-1973). (Louisiana State University). WorldCa...

ERAmerica (Organization)

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Secord, Harry, 1883-1963.

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National Organization for Women

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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....

Women United.

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Philips, Lena Madesin, 1881-1955.

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United States. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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Hughes, Sarah T. (Sarah Tilghman), 1896-1985

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Zonta international

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Clarenbach, Kathryn F.

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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...

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

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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 ...

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

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Schlafly, Phyllis, 1924-2016

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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) ...

United States. Bureau of Internal Revenue

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The Bureau of Internal Revenue is reaponsible for collecting taxes in the United States. From the description of United States. Bureau of Internal Revenue 1866 Tax Form. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 50984914 ...

Armstrong, Anne Legendre

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Bayh, Birch, 1928-....

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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...

National Association of Women Lawyers

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The National Association of Women Lawyers grew out of the Women Lawyers Club, which was formed by 18 women lawyers in New York City in 1899. Its first major project was support for women's suffrage, a concern that was featured prominently in the Women Lawyers' Journal, which began publication in 1911. Other organizational goals included appointment of women to the bench, the right of women to serve on juries, the enactment of child labor legislation, minimum wage laws, and the defeat of protecti...

Equal Rights Amendment Ratification Council.

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Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

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Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...

Candela, Christine.

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Christine Candela was president of the Women's Equity Action League in the mid 1970s. The WEAL Fund was incorporated in 1972 as a tax-deductible arm of WEAL to help secure legal rights for women and to carry on education and research projects on sex discrimination. In 1981 it merged with WEAL. From the description of Papers. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007551 ...

Women's Equity Action League

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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...

Paterson, Judith Hillman, 1936-

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Marguerite Rawalt was a Texas attorney, and a leader of the women's movement during the 1940's. From the description of Judith Hillman Paterson papers. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 22479248 ...

American bar association

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED In 1971 the American Bar Association formed a committee to prepare a study "...on the respective powers under the Constitution of the President and of the Congress to enter into and conduct war." The committee was chaired by Lyman M. Tondel, Jr. and the project was funded by the Association's Fund for Public Education which in turn contracted with Columbia University to carry out the study. The staff included Abraham D. Sofaer, Project Director and Adjunct Professor of Law at C...

Federal bar association

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Murray, Pauli, 1910-1985

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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)....

District of Columbia. Commission on the Status of Women

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Hickey, Margaret

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Weeks, Lorena.

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Lorena Weeks was born in 1929 in Columbia, South Carolina. Shortly afterward her family moved to Augusta, Georgia, and when Lorena was nine, to Louisville, Georgia, where her father was killed in a sawmill accident. Lorena's mother died nine years later, leaving Lorena to care for her younger siblings. In 1947 she went to work for Southern Bell Telephone Company as an operator. In 1966 Ms. Weeks applied for a promotion at her longtime employer, Southern Bell. The position, that of a switchman, p...

Rawalt family.

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Neal, Margie.

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Nicholas, Grace.

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United States. Foreign Claims Settlement Commission

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Marguerite Rawalt Legal Defense Fund.

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Business and Professional Women's Foundation

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Wirtz, Willard, 1912-2010

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Government executive. From the description of Reminiscences of William Willard Wirtz : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122343066 ...

Weal Fund

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NOW Legal Defense & Education Fund

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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...

Marguerite Rawalt Resource Center.

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General Federation of Women's Clubs

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Zitkala is the Indian name for Gertrude Bonnin, 1876-1938. From the guide to the National Council of American Indians records, 1926-1938, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...