Women -- West (U.S.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview 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
Overview 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.
Overview 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.