Records, 1967-1983


Indiana Women's Political Caucus. Records, 1967-1983

Records, 1967-1983

Records of the Indiana Women's Political Caucus created or collected by president Molly P. Rucker. Also included are records relating to the Greater Indianapolis Women's Political Caucus, the National Women's Political Caucus, and the Julian Center. Subjects include the Equal Rights Amendment, International Women's Year, state and national caucus conventions, and women in politics. Artifacts are included. Correspondents include Bella Abzug, Birch Bayh, Dan Quayle, Virginia Dill McCarty, and Dell Morgan Chumley.

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Quayle, Dan, 1947- (person)

James Danforth Quayle (born February 4, 1947) is an American politician and lawyer who served as the 44th vice president of the United States from 1989 to 1993. Quayle was also a U.S. representative from 1977 to 1981 and a U.S. senator from 1981 to 1989 from the state of Indiana. A native of Indianapolis, Indiana, Quayle spent most of his childhood in Paradise Valley, a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona. He married Marilyn Tucker in 1972 and obtained his J.D. degree from the Indiana University Rober...

Rucker, Molly P. 1941- . (person)

Abzug, Bella S., 1920-1998 (person)

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

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McCarty, Virginia Dill (person)

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Chumley, Dell Morgan. (person)

Greater Indianapolis Women's Political Caucus (corporateBody)

Indiana Women's Political Caucus (corporateBody)

The Indiana Women's Political Caucus organized in 1971 as an affiliate of the National Women's Political Caucus to advance the status of women through political aaction. Major issues pursued by the group included the Equal Rights Amendment, promoting women as political leaders, women's health, abortion, pay, housing and credit equity, and rape. The caucus was active in the 1980s. From the description of Records, 1967-1983 (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 3925...

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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...

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