League of Women Voters of Las Vegas
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Includes materials of the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Nevada, LWV of Las Vegas, League of Women Voters of Las Vegas Valley, and other Nevada branches.,Included are minutes, newsletters, project files, position papers, audio tapes of public forums, correspondence, budgets, annual reports, public relations files, and convention materials.
This collection consists of materials documenting Janet MacEachern's political, legislative, and volunteer activities. Through organizations she was active with these papers document Nevada's legislative processes and the state's growth and development. Issues covered include reapportionment, nuclear waste sites, tax restructuring, water and land use, health planning, legislative reform, the ERA, and other Nevada political issues between 1965 and 1994
Florence Schilling McClure was the director of Community Action Against Rape (CARR) in Las Vegas, Nevada and a member of the (Nevada) Task Force on Gender Bias in the Courts. The collection includes copies of articles, correspondence, and photographs about McClure's work with CARR, Soroptimist International of Greater Las Vegas, Nevada prisons and prisoners, the League of Women Voters, Nevada Girls Training Center (Caliente), and Victims Rights.
Ester Nicholson (1902-1992) became a member of the League of Women Voters in 1927 and was active in League activities throughout the rest of her life. The collection includes Nicholson's files on the Nevada, Carson City, Las Vegas and U.S. Leagues of Women Voters, Nevada politics, Carson City (Nevada), and women in Nevada.