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Women's rights

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Gail Falk, Lawyer, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4567
Scope and Contents

Records relating to the ratification of the ERA, women's right to keep their name, abortion rights legislative and advocacy work, women and the law, the founding of the Women's Health Center of WV in Charleston, a sex discrimination lawsuit against the WV State Police, and correspondence.

Dates: circa 1970s

Libby Lindsay Dingess Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4569
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, papers and other materials from various coal mining operations, as well as various materials from the Coal Employment Project and the United Mine Workers of America union. Other materials include papers on employment equality, newsletters from the Coal Mining Women's Support Team News, and coal mining strikes in the late 1980s to early 1990s. Also included in the collection are stickers and pins relating to coal mining and various coal mining conferences throughout the...
Dates: circa 1970s-2020

Mary Wimmer Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4595
Scope and Contents

Materials in this collection include: negative slide photographs from two Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) rallies Wimmer attended (Washington D.C [1981] and Raleigh, NC [1982]), a framed ERA poster, an oversized ERA banner, two ERA sashes, and an ERA foam hat. All materials are from ERA marches in the late 1970s to early 1980s.

Dates: 1970-1983 and undated

National Organization for Women, West Virginia and Morgantown Chapters, Records

Collection Number: A&M 3247

Administrative records of the National Organization for Women (NOW), West Virginia Chapter, including records of task forces on the Equal Rights Amendment, abortion, and discrimination. There are also records of efforts to lobby the state legislature on behalf of women, as well as papers documenting relations with other civic groups on issues of economics, education, labor, and racism.

Dates: 1970-1990

Socialist Workers Party Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2709
Overview Materials from several political campaigns are among the papers, including those of Rosalinda Flint's 1978 campaign for the U.S. Senate; Brian Williams' 1978 campaign for West Virginia House of Delegates, 27th District; Tom Moriarty's 1980 campaign for West Virginia Governor; and the 1980 campaign to elect Andrew Pulley and Mathilde Zimmermann as President and Vice-President, respectively, of the United States. The campaign papers address such issues as occupational health and safety,...
Dates: 1978-1980

Women's Suffrage Song Sheet and Clippings

Collection Number: A&M 2822

Song sheet from the Third Annual Convention of the West Virginia League of Women Voters (1923); two clippings from the Morgantown Post, July 1923, regarding post-suffrage equal citizenship rights for women.

Dates: 1923

Womynkind Foundation Newsletters and Other Records

Collection Number: A&M 4515
Scope and Contents Two binders of "Womyn's Community Newsletters" (briefly titled "Women's Community Newsletter") of the Womynkind Foundation of Charleston, WV. These newsletters include short stories, poetry, and art created by various local female and LGBTQ+ authors and community members, monthly event calendars, assorted advertisements and flyers for other women's and LGBTQ+ organizations, and other material. This collection also includes several budgets for potluck dinners and other events put on by the...
Dates: 1990-1997