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Activists

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Carolyn “Blondie” Labouisse papers

 Collection
Identifier: NA-382
Scope and Contents

The Carolyn "Blondie" Labouisse papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, election materials, and documents relating to the various committies and organizations with which Carolyn Labouisse was involved. This collection focuses on the politics and government of New Orleans and Louisiana from 1964 to 1993.

Dates: 1964-1993

Citizens for 1 Greater New Orleans

 Collection
Identifier: NA-045
Scope and Contents

The collection contains press kits, speeches, correspondence and emails, video newscasts, photographs, newspaper and magazine articles, meeting agendas and minutes of meetings, contact lists, sound recordings from radio interviews, calendars and notes, signs, buttons and bumper stickers, the original petitions for the levee legislation, as well as a printout of the entire website.

Dates: 2005 - 2007

Elizabeth Lansing papers

 Collection
Identifier: NA-050
Scope and Contents

This collection spans from the early 1950s to the mid 1990s. Most of the material consists of correspondence from Lansing to personal friends and acquaintances. Much of the correspondence is related to her work with abortion activism. The collection also includes a number of articles written by Lansing, as well as speeches and other materials related to her work as an activist.

Dates: 1952 - 1997

Francine Merritt papers

 Collection
Identifier: NA-055
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to Dr. Merritt's involvement in ERA and A.A.U.W. The bulk of the collection consists of personal correspondence, newspaper clippings, and organizational documents from the women's organizations in which Dr. Merritt was an active member. Also included in this collection are publications from national and state chapters of most of these organizations. Contained in box 3 are several cassette tapes that contain recordings of pro- and anti-ERA efforts....
Dates: 1972 - 1981

Mary Elizabeth Gehman papers

 Collection
Identifier: NA-142
Scope and Contents The Mary Elizabeth Gehman papers document the experiences, perceptions, and activities of American women between 1970 and 1995, which includes the United Nations Decade for Women (1975-1985). Materials in this collection include photographs, newspapers, scrapbooks, women’s journals, newsletters, newspaper clippings, government publications, catalogs, directories, pamphlets, flyers, research materials, and correspondence. Geographically, this collection focuses on New Orleans, Louisiana, and...
Dates: 1970s-1990s

Louisiana Coalition for Reproductive Freedom records

 Collection
Identifier: NA-304
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of administrative documents, correspondence, financial records, and publicity materials related to the advocacy efforts of the Louisiana Coalition for Reproductive Freedom. The collection documents the organization's work to engage Pro-Choice activists and encourage them to reach out to the Louisiana legislature and educate the community on abortion legislation and women's health.

Dates: 1990 - 1993

Lucile Jacoby Blum papers

 Collection
Identifier: NA-397
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photocopies of clippings, certificates, posters, and other printed matter about Blum's work in the performing arts.

Dates: Between 1946 and 1995

Martha Gilmore Robinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: NA-026
Scope and Contents Martha Gilmore Robinson’s life was one of commitment to improving and preserving the historic sites of Louisiana, especially in the Vieux Carré of New Orleans, her birth city. Her accomplishments include founding and organizing Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carré, presiding as president of the Louisiana Landmarks Society, being a member of the Place Pontalba Commission for Gallier Hall, and vice chair of the Battle of New Orleans Sesquicentennial Celebration Commission. Her contributions were...
Dates: 1909 - 1980