West Virginia Feminist Activist Collection
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
This collection includes materials pertaining to Carrie Koeturius and her career at and connections with West Virginia University. Koeturius is an alumna of WVU, and has worked at WVU as manager of its Conference Center (1984), served as co-chair of the WVU Conference on Women and Creativity (1984), and was recipient of the Mary Catherine Buswell Award (1984). In 1984 she moved to California. Formats include clippings, correspondence, conference materials and publications, etc.
This collection includes materials pertaining to Christine Weiss Daugherty, an advocate in issues related to women's economic equality, rural economic development, non-profit management, and more. Materials in this collection include correspondence, publications, business records, ephemera, photographs, and more.
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.
Janet Robbins, Professor, Papers regarding Conferences on Women in the Arts at West Virginia University
Programs, correspondence, flyers, and other materials related to the 1993 7th Annual JoAnne and Charles Dickinson Symposium "Changing Compositions: Women, Gender, and the Arts" and the 2004 national conference "Women and Creativity: Examining the Past, Composing the Future." Also includes an autographed letter and a note from Libby Larsen, keynote presenter at the latter conference.
Lorraine Momen was charged with first degree murder of her husband, Wayman. This pamphlet was created in response, arguing that she had killed Wayman Momen in self-defense. This pamphlet was printed by a group of Morgantown residents who voiced concerns about the charge against Lorraine Momen and the impact of domestic violence against women on a national scale.
The collection includes biographies about Regina Charon's life and life's work as a lawyer, focusing on civil rights; papers regarding the 1977-1978 Council for Women's Concerns, the Regina Charon Zealous Advocate Award, and fellowships; and photocopies of various issues of the West Virginia University College of Law newsletter from 1975. The collection also includes photographs of Regina Charon's life from childhood through adulthood.