Virginia Equal Rights Amendment Ratification Council
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: M 425
Content Description This collection consists of materials acquired by Elizabeth Smith and includes a large quantity of materials created by or concerning the Virginia Equal Rights Amendment Ratification Council. Also included within this collection are items from a number of other organizations such as the National Organization for Women (NOW), American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Homemakers for the ERA (HERA), the National Women’s Party (NWP) and many other pro-ERA organizations of the time. The collection also...
Identifier: M 514
Scope and Contents The Patricia Fishback papers, 1973-2009, is a collection of feminist literature and materials used by Patricia Fishback during her career advocating for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) in the 1970s and 1980s. The materials consist of correspondence with state officials, news clippings, ERA promotional materials, and general feminist materials. The collection provides insight into the efforts of second-wave feminists in their fight to ratify the ERA in Virginia. The bulk of...
Identifier: M 304
Scope and Contents The collection includes minutes, correspondence, reports, newsletters, newspaper clippings, various publications and other materials related to the attempt to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment in Virginia and other women's issues. The materials date from the late 1970s until the early 1990s. A significant portion of the collection is comprised of materials of the Virginia ERA Ratification Council.
Dates: 1976 - 1992
Identifier: M 541
Scope and Contents The Virginia Feminist Oral History Project consists of oral history interviews that Dr. Megan Taylor Shockley conducted with women involved in second-wave feminism and related activism in Virginia during the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Topics discussed in the oral histories include the interviewees' early lives and education; their experiences as feminists and activists; their work with various local, state, and national organizations; and their perspectives on feminism and...