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Abstract Nancy Gomes (1926-1979) was a member of the Washoe County (Nevada) Board of Education, 1972-1976; and the Nevada State Assembly, 1976-1978 where she initiated legislation on public assistance, child welfare, adoption reform, and the initial Nevada juvenile code. Gomes was active in the League of Women Voters, the Center for Religious Life, and Women's Associates, a Consulting Firm. The collection documents two aspects of Ms. Gomes public life: her service on the Washoe County School Board,...
Abstract Records for Nevadans for the Equal Rights Amendment (NERA) and Northern NERA include minutes, correspondence, bylaws, incorporation certificate, financial reports, reports on the legal status and sexual discrimination against women in Nevada and other western states, brochures about the Nevada and national ERA forces, and newspaper clippings (pro and con) about the Equal Rights Amendment.,Ephemera includes button badges, bumper stickers, parade banner, and a necklace. Material between...
- Education -- Nevada 1
- Public welfare -- Law and legislation -- Nevada 1
- Schools -- Nevada -- Washoe County 1
- Sex discrimination against women -- Nevada 1
- Women -- Political activity -- Nevada 1
- Bennett, Barbara, 1923-1993 1
- Center for Religion and Life 1
- Gomes, Nancy, 1926-1979 1
- Miller, Maya 1
- Nevada Men for ERA 1