Operation Life (Organization : Nev.)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Ruby Duncan Papers

Identifier: 93-48
Abstract Included is the story of Operation Life (O.L.) describing O.L. and its predecessor, the Clark County Welfare Rights Organization.Theresa Traber's thesis, The impact of Operation Nevada, an organizational campaign of the National Welfare Rights Organization (1980), provides a history and analysis of the 1960s and the 1970s welfare reform movement in Nevada.

Maya Miller Papers

Identifier: 95-107
Abstract Materials cover the life and work of philanthropist, feminist, political activist, and one-time Nevada U. S. Senate candidate, Maya Miller from the years 1953-2003. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, campaign materials, news clips, agendas, bulletins, reports, and audio/visual resources with particular emphasis placed on Miller's position as Chairperson on the Board of Directors for the Las Vegas-based community development corporation, Operation Life.