Women -- Roles in society
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2938
Overview Records for the Empire Laundry Company of Clarksburg. Includes dissolution papers (1957), stock information (1930s-1950s), building blueprints (1948), employee insurance records (1934-1953), federal tax returns (1950-1955), and photographs of employees at work (1914).
Collection Number: A&M.2316
Overview Originals and copies of clippings and photographs concerning the life and career of Izetta Jewel Kenny Brown Miller. Her career included work in the theater, Women's Suffrage Movement, radio, agriculture, television, and politics. Her first husband was William Gay Brown, Sr., West Virginia Congressman from Kingwood, and her second marriage was to Dr. Hugh Miller of the faculties of George Washington University and Union College. In 1922 and 1924, Mrs. Brown ran for the nomination as the...
Dates: ca. 1908-1973
Collection Number: A&M.3247
Overview 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.
Collection Number: A&M.2662
Overview Most of the letters are to Helen M. Robinson of Fetterman, Taylor County, West Virginia, from relatives and friends. Subjects discussed include housekeeping, fashions, farming, schools, religion, and the Civil War from both the Confederate and Union perspectives. There are frequent, specific references to the political and military state-of-affairs in the upper Ohio Valley region.
Collection Number: A&M.1658
Overview The West Virginia Labor Federation AFL-CIO, which was formed in 1958, includes the records of those organizations which preceded it: the West Virginia Industrial Union Council (CIO) and the West Virginia State Federation of Labor, unofficially and more commonly known as the West Virginia Federation of Labor (AFL). There is from the AFL affiliate Congressional correspondence; officers' files (president and secretary-treasurer); delegate convention files; financial records; auditors' reports; and...
Collection Number: A&M.0160
Overview Executive council minutes and proceedings, correspondence, and printed material of the state organization of the American Federation of Labor founded in 1903. Papers include congressional correspondence, 1950-1957; correspondence of President E. A. Carter, 1949-1957; a few papers of H. M. Rogers, 1905-1959, and Frank W. Snyder, 1906-1911; records of the Parkersburg Central Trades and Labor Council, 1924-1942; and a typescript copy of the minutes of the Wheeling Typographical Union.
Collection Number: A&M.3168
Overview Minutes, clippings, treasurers statements, membership lists and correspondence of a social club of those who managed and maintained fraternity and sorority houses at West Virginia University.