Ford, Jean, 1929-1998
- Existence: 1929-1998
- Existence: 1929 - 1998
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
The collection consists primarily of materials created and/or used by Ford during her years as Nevada state legislator and during the operation of her businesses. Additional materials include personal papers, and course materials from her role as instructor in the Women’s Studies Program at UNR. A series which was added in 1996 contains materials about the many organizations and committees she has been involved with in her professional career.
Items given to donor by Jean Ford, plus additional newsletters, etc. up to 2008. Preliminary inventory available in department.
Series of taped radio presentations about the 1976 Nevada general election. Guests included Don W. Driggs, Jean Ford, Elmer M. Gunderson, Sue Wagner, Allen R. Wilcox, Donald R. Mello, and Roy L. Torrinen. The series was funded by a grant from the Nevada Humanities Committee. Created by the University of Nevada, Reno's Radio and Television Center in 1976.
The Nevada Women's History Project' mission is to "Collect and disseminate information about Nevada women of every race, class and ethnic background." It was founded by Jean Ford in 1993-1994. The collection contains executive meeting minutes, events information, correspondence, and other miscellaneous information created by the organization from the 1990s.
Included is a letter from Ruth Glick to Jean Ford about the first organizational meeting of the Reno Women's Network, a survey form intended to provide direction to the organization, and a newsletter from June 1981.
Jean Ford was a Nevada State Senator, educator, and consultant. The collection contains materials on Nevada women in elected office, appointed positions, and politics, and includes directories, newspaper clippings, and workshop materials.
On January 16, 1997, under the auspices of the Nevada Women's History Project, twenty five women who attended the University during World War II and immediately after, 1939-1950, met and recalled the impact of the war on school and on their lives. The collection contains a video recording of the women speaking about her personal experiences, including dating, classes, rationing, housing, and war-related activities.
- Women -- Political activity -- Nevada 4
- Nevada -- Politics and government 3
- Women -- Nevada 3
- Women -- West (U.S.) 2
- Businesswomen -- Nevada 1
- Court administration -- Nevada 1
- Elections -- Nevada 1
- Libraries -- Nevada 1
- Tourism -- Nevada 1
- Video recordings -- VHS 1
- Women -- Nevada -- Reno 1
- Women -- Social networks -- Nevada 1
- Women executives -- Nevada 1
- Women government executives -- Nevada 1
- Women's History Month 1
- Women's studies -- Nevada 1
- Women's studies -- United States 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Students 1 ∧ less