Papers, 1971-1979.


Ohmart, Joline Moore. Papers, 1971-1979.

Papers, 1971-1979.

Correspondence and papers concerning Ohmart's activities with the Equal Rights Amendment. Included are her correspondence to national and state politicians; and papers, correspondence, and pamphlets from various women's rights groups. Also pamphlets about various ERA programs, workshops, and symposiums; items concerning the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act; miscellaneous mailing and reading lists; and clippings.

3 boxes.

Related Entities

There are 6 Entities related to this resource.

Ohmart, Joline Moore. (person)

Indianapolis resident and women's rights activist. From the description of Papers, 1971-1979. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 27730642 ...

Hoosiers for the Equal Rights Amendment (corporateBody)

Hoosiers for the Equal Rights Amendment (HERA) became a state-wide coalition in 1973, seeking to promote the equal rights amendment through public education, lobbying, and working with other sympathetic groups in the state. Even though the organization disbanded ca. 1976-1977, its efforts contributed to the ratification of the amendment in Indiana in 1977. From the description of Records, 1973-1976. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 28358615 ...

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....

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...

Greater Indianapolis Women's Political Caucus (corporateBody)

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...