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Women political activists -- Archives -- Virginia

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth Smith collection of Virginia ERA Ratification Council 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...
Dates: 1970-2002

Patricia Fishback papers

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...
Dates: 1973-2009

Jean D. Hellmuth papers

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

Richmond Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: M 563
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of the Richmond branch of WILPF. Materials were collected by past Richmond WILPF president, Sarah Jean Huggins. The Richmond WILPF records contains materials created between 1923 and 2004, with the bulk of the materials created from 1967-2004.Formats include: meeting minutes and agendas, event planning materials, flyers, correspondence, annual reports, news clippings, photos, slides, and other administrative materials produced by the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1923-2004, 1967-2004