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Women -- Equal Rights Amendment

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

American Association of University Women, Morgantown Branch, Records

Collection Number: A&M 1485

Yearbooks, clipping scrapbooks, correspondence, minutes, and financial records.

Dates: 1922-1960

Barbara E. Nailler Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4563
Scope and Contents Papers of feminist activist Barbara E. Nailler. Includes framed poster from August 26 ERA march (“March Again for Equal Rights”) in Washington, D.C. with signatures (1977); photo of Barbara Nailler at ERA March in white costume, with tri-color sash, to honor American suffragettes (1977); photo of Lillian Waugh with Louise who lived above Wolf’s Head Books, Morgantown (1982); news clipping featuring Barbara Nailler’s remarks justifying Equal Rights Amendment (undated); fuchsia t-shirt...
Dates: circa 1977-1989

Bonnie Brown Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4511
Scope and Contents Papers of Bonnie Brown, feminist activist and politician who served in the West Virginia House of Delegates. The collection includes biographical sketches in the form of resumes and vitas as well as facsimiles of entries in reference works. Other documentation of her political career includes newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and campaign ads and flyers. Her feminist activism is documented with materials from her work for the International Year of the Woman (1977) including...
Dates: circa 1944-2021; Majority of material found within 1972-1985

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

Lillian Waugh, Professor, Papers and Artifacts

Collection Number: A&M 4518
Scope and Contents Papers, photographs, binders, artifacts, and newspapers belonging to Lillian Waugh, professor of Women's Studies at WVU and gender equality activist. This collection contains personal family photographs, correspondence, and research about Waugh keeping her surname after marriage. Protest and activism papers, photographs, and artifacts include assorted materials related to Waugh's involvement in the National Organization for Women (NOW), the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) campaign, gender...
Dates: 1884-2021; Majority of material found within 1960-2018

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