Women -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Jean Sybil McElrath was awarded the Distinguished Nevadan Award by the University of Nevada, Reno. She was active in many organizations, including the Girl Scouts, Nevada Historical Society, Nevada Federation of the Blind, and the National League of American Pen Women. Included are transcripts of McElrath's diaries from 1934-1967 that contain short listings about daily activities, such as sewing, reading , studying and her writing career. Family members and friends' activities and her medical...
Overview Legislative records contain meeting notes, background material, draft and final versions of bills sponsored by McGowen, her speeches in the Assembly, clippings, notes, statistics, audio tapes of committee meetings, and minutes of committee meetings. Election records include materials related to McGowen's Assembly campaigns: opinion polls and questionnaires, campaign plans, press releases, publicity materials, and campaign disclosure reports (1978-1989).
Abstract The Northern Nevada Chapter (NNC) of the National Organization for Women (NOW) was organized at a meeting of forty women in Reno in September, 1973, by Patricia Lynch and Cheryl Jean Yee. Included are bylaws, minutes, newsletters, news releases, program flyers, correspondence, and subject files.,Subject file topics include abortion, the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, lesbian rights, reproductive rights, and sexual harassment. Material between 1973-1983.
Dates: 1973-1983; Majority of material found within 1981 - 1983
Abstract Includes minutes (incomplete); agendas, treasurers' reports; newsletters; membership rolls and applications; programs and lists of participants in art shows; newspaper clippings about events; and report, programs, and announcements of the Nevada Art Gallery, Reno, Nevada.
Overview The first Nevada Governor's Conference for Women (NGCW) was held in September, 1987 at the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel. Inspired by a Nevada Women's Conference held in 1977, the mission of the 1980s NGCW was to bring together women of diverse interests and backgrounds; to provide a forum to discuss issues and challenges; and to inspire solutions that would advance skills, opportunities and interest. The bulk of the collection consists of records of the 1989 Nevada Governor's Conference for Women and...
Abstract Nevada Press Women (NPW) is an organization of professional communicators, both women and men, who receive remuneration for their work. Included are minutes, correspondence, financial records, newsletters, clippings, officers' manual, convention materials, and files related to the publication of A Nevada historical miscellany. Material between 1970-2013.
Abstract Research compiled by Kosso and Mary Ellen Glass, formerly head of the Oral History Program at the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection contains material from 1980 created by Lenore M. Kosso.
Dates: circa 1980
Abstract Included in these records are the articles of incorporation, bylaws, newsletters, membership information, correspondence, minutes, and financial statements.
Overview The Lynn Ossolinski Papers consists of materials related to her work with the AAUW and the AAUW's Education Equity (EE) program. Series 1 consists of AAUW minutes, budgets, policy sheets, convention materials, correspondence, and newsletters. Dating from about 1991-1995, these records were acquired or created by Lynn during her term as an AAUW officer. AAUW subject files include abortion, diversity, "Leaders on Loan" program, libraries, schools, violence, and files on named...
Abstract Planned Parenthood of Northern Nevada was established in Reno in 1971 as Planned Parenthood of Washoe County, Inc. The first clinic opened in November 1971. Administrative records include executive board minutes and reports, bylaws, certificate of incorporation, executive board membership rosters, newsletters, brochures, history of the organization, Nevada sex education and abortion legislative history, news releases and correspondence, and newspaper clippings.