Women -- Political activity -- United States -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection consists of many different materials amassed by Brylski during her time with the Lousiana Women's Network, which later became the Louisiana Women's Lobbying network. They are arranged roughly chronologically and roughly by topic. This collection includes records of the Lousiana Women's Network and the Women's Lobby Network's action. This includes minutes from meetings, correspondences with other organizations, records of financial interactions, and legislation and political...
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, photographs, video recordings, newsletters, and publications collected or created by Pat Denton during her long career as a feminist activist in New Orleans. Denton was involved with a number of women’s political organizations during the 1970s and 1980s, including the National Organization for Women, the Louisiana Women’s Political Caucus, the League of Women Voters, and several others. Because of her involvement with these organizations, the records in...
Dates: 1972 - 2011
Scope and Contents The collection contains information regarding Felicia Kahn's political activities and campaigns in New Orleans and Louisiana dating from the 1940s to the 2010s. However, the bulk of the collection dates from 1960 -2000. Especially helpful to researchers are her notes on clippings and political ephemera. The boxes also hold information about Felicia Kahn, her National Women's Political Caucus involvment, Orleans Parish Democratic Executive Committee, Common Cause, board meetings, and her...
Dates: 1931 - 2018
Scope and Contents The Ceballos papers include materials created and collected by Jacqueline Michot-Ceballos during her extensive work in the Women’s Movement of the 1970s. The collection includes Ceballos’s correspondence, membership and mailing lists for various organizations, records of the National Organization for Women’s New York chapter, newsletters, articles, feminist broadsides, clippings, and books on feminism and the women’s movement. The materials cover the period roughly spanning from 1968 through...
Dates: 1968 - 1979
Scope and Contents This collection consists of pamphlets, publications, clippings, and correspondence related to Julie Schwamm Harris's involvement in reproductive justice in Louisiana in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The collection also includes mailings, contact lists, and other administrative documents related to Harris's work with Pro-Choice organizations, such as the National Abortion Rights Action League, Citizens for Personal Freedom, and Planned Parenthood.
Dates: 1970 - 2000
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to Karline Tierney’s ERA activities and involvements. The bulk of this collection consists of personal correspondence, newspaper clippings, and organizational documents from the women’s organizations in which Tierney was an active member. Included in this collection are several membership lists of her various organizations and also the publications of national, state, and local chapters of these women’s organizations. Please note that on the insides...
Dates: Between 1972 and 1983
Scope and Contents This collection consists of grant proposals, correspondence, research materials, publicity materials, biographical information on Louisiana feminist activists, and video recordings related to the Keeping the Memories Project. The Keeping the Memories project sought to document the activities of the second-wave feminist movement in Louisiana. The records in this collection documents the formation and execution of the project itself, as well as the lives and activities of several Louisiana...
Scope and Contents This collection contains a program from the League of Women Voters' 75th Anniversary celebration. The celebration was presented by the Leagues of Orleans, Jefferson, and St. Tammany parishes on April 9, 1995.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of administrative records chiefly of the New Orleans and Baton Rouge League of Women Voters, including financial records, minutes, correspondence, clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, broadsides, informational flyers, and mimeographed sheets.
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials regarding Jo Ann Lordahl’s personal life and writing accomplishments dating from the 1970s to the 2010s. Especially helpful to researchers are her personal journals and letters. The boxes also hold information about Jo Ann Lordahl, her National League of American PEN Women involvement, money workshops at Smith College, and her coordination with Women’s Voices, a performance-based poetry group in Florida.
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to Margaret Pereboom's political activities and involvement. The bulk of this collection contains articles, letters, pamphlets, and meeting information regarding the Louisiana Women's Political Caucus. Included in this collection are also publications from other various organizations, including the Louisiana Equal Opportunity Association, Louisiana Health Care Campaign, and Louisiana Children's Trust Fund. Pereboom's papers would be of particular...
Dates: 1970 - 1993
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of ephemera related to women's political organizations and activism in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. It includes correspondence, invitations, event programs, and miscellaneous literature covering many women's organizations and political issues of interest to Lindy Boggs during her career.
Dates: 1974 - 1992
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of personal letters, newspaper clippings, cartoons, editorials, magazine articles, and specifically formatted and simplified pieces of legislature that directly relate to the politics and issues of the time. Included are booklets, pamphlets, and leaflets that were produced by organizations involved in issues of gender equality. Also there are fragments and notes for and from speeches delivered by Durbin. The issues presented and preserved in the...
Dates: 1979 - 1992
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, publicity documents, and publications related to the Jefferson Parish Chapter of the National Organization for Women, as well as records relating to other feminist events and activities in the late 1970s. There are a number of newsletters and pamphlets from various feminist groups and organizations. The bulk of the collection relates to the National Organization for Women, but also includes some material relating to the Equal Rights Amendment. There...
Dates: 1976 - 1979
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials gathered by Muriel Arceneaux during her professional, volunteer, and service-related career, between the years of 1974 and 1992 (with the majority of the material falling in the late 1970s and early 1980s). The bulk of this collection consists of personal correspondences, notes, newspaper clippings, meeting agendas, and organizational documents from Arceneaux's involvements. Also included in the collection are publications from national and state...
Dates: Between 1974 and 1992
Scope and Contents This collection contains programs and flyers for events and organizations devoted to ending violence against women. Included are programs for the Color of Violence III conference and a brochure for the Leanne Knot Violence Against Women Project.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of administrative records, publicity, press releases, meeting minutes and agendas, correspondence, financial records, and memorabilia produced by and about Women of the Storm and their advocacy efforts. These materials document the founding of the organization, the state of Gulf Coast recovery efforts, and the funding and publicity campaigns the organization orchestrated.
Dates: 2005 - 2014
Scope and Contents This collection consists of digital photographs, protest signs, oral histories, buttons and postcards pertaining to the Women's March on Washington that took place on January 21, 2017. The digital photographs were taken by Tulane University students who attended the March, and by Newcomb College Institute affiliates who also attended the march in Washington or in New Orleans.