Women -- West (U.S.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Industrial Workers of the World was a local branch of a radical labor organization, located in Tonopah and Goldfield, Nevada. Included are membership rosters, expense books, and minutes, from 1906-1907. Of particular note are the indications of the number of women involved in the Wobbly movement in Nevada.
Abstract Primarily, legal documents such as deeds and probate cases; and accounts of the earliest non-indigenous settlers in Nevada, specifically the Motts, Fettics, and Brockliss'. Miscellaneous materials include report card and diploma from Mottsville schools, newspaper clippings, genealogical worksheets, Nevada centennial programs, an autograph album, and scrapbook of 19th and 20th century advertising art. Created by Beatrice Fettic Jones from 1859-1964.
Abstract The Ladies' Aid Society was a women's group of the Congregational Church in Reno. Included are accounts of meetings, lists of members, and financial records. Minutes frequently mention quilt making activities by the members, between 1899 and 1908.
Overview The League of Women Voters is an women's organization that encourages informed and active participation in government. The collection contains materials of the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Nevada, local Nevada Leagues, and materials from the national League from 1941-1981. These records include correspondence, minutes, newsletters, membership lists, budgets, and printed material consisting of published reports on various Nevada state and local, social and political issues of concern to the...
Abstract Mabel Lockett traveled by wagon in 1902 with her parents and brother Tommy from Chadron, Nebraska, through Wyoming, Idaho, and Utah to Flagstaff and Phoenix, Arizona. Contains typescript daily diary of Mabel Lockett's family's trip. Mabel recounts activities in Nebraska before starting the trip, events along the trail, and life in Flagstaff and Phoenix. Unlike earlier journeys the family was able to travel from one town to another. Dates range from May 11 - December 31, 1902
Dates: May 11-December 31, 1902
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 The Anna Lander West McDonnell Papers contains materials documenting Anna McDonnell (1876-1966) and the Lander family, including correspondence, wills, cemetery documents, newspaper clippings and biographical information (1849-1964).
Dates: 1849-1993; Majority of material found within 1849-1964
Abstract Incomplete manuscript autobiography of Alice Conradt James Ross' early married life with Will James. The collection contains material from 1936 created by Alice Conradt James.
Overview Founded in 1927 as a branch of the national organization, the purpose of the National League of American Pen Woment is to conduct and promote creative and educational activities in art, letters, and music. The collection includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, constitution and bylaws, membership lists, newspaper clippings of the League's and members' activities, and entries from the Junior Historians' Writers' contest. The scrapbooks contain branch charter (1927), photos, newspaper...