Martha Smiley collection, 1974-1979.


Smiley, Martha, 1947-. Martha Smiley collection, 1974-1979.

Martha Smiley collection, 1974-1979.

Correspondence, speeches, pamphlets, reports, minutes, clippings, and professional and work force data on women. Material documents Smiley's efforts to establish a women's credit union, her involvement in leadership and management training for women, and her participation in various women's organizations, including the National Women's Political Caucus and the Austin Commission on the Status of Women. Also, material on John Hill, including legal opinions and affirmative action plan issued by his office. Documents pertaining to his unsuccessful gubernatorial campaign include contribution and election forms, correspondence, speeches, clippings, campaign workbook, photos, clippings, and financial data. Flyers and pamphlets from The 200 Texas Women on the Hill Side, an organization formed by Smiley and other women to support Hill's campaign, are also included.

2 linear ft.

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200 Texas Women on the Hill Side. (corporateBody)

Texas Women's Political Caucus (corporateBody)

Smiley, Martha, 1947- (person)

Texas attorney who served as Chief of Taxation under John Hill, Attorney General of Texas. Active supporter of the women's rights movement and the Equal Rights Amendment (E.R.A.), and chairwoman of the Texas Women's Political Caucus. From the description of Martha Smiley collection, 1974-1979. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 20946493 ...

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...

Hill, John L., 1923-2007 (person)

Lawyer. From the description of A history of the title of the Wyandanch Club to real estate in Smithtown, N.Y., [ca. 1896] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155535466 ...

Texas. Governor's Commission on the Status of Women (corporateBody)