Women -- West (U.S.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Included are a Nevada state caucus history, newsletters, correspondence, bylaws, membership rolls, and minutes from the Nevada Caucus, Capital Chapter (Carson City), and Bird Wilson Chapter of the Nevada Women's Political Caucus, and material from "Women winning in '82 and '84" seminars. Material between 1979-1991.
Abstract Nevada Centennial Commission was an organization formed to promote and plan for Nevada's statehood centennial celebration in 1964. Collection contains questionnaires from each county about early settlers in Nevada, press releases, bulletins, seal and medallion, and final report, from 1964.
Overview The Nevada Elected Women's Network was a non-partisan Nevada organization of women who held public office. The collecion includes a history of the organization, membership rosters, correspondence, treasurers' reports, news releases, program announcements, newspaper clippings, and newsletters.
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
Overview Lenore Marie Kosso was a historian. The collection contains material collected by Kosso for two proposed publications: one on the Equal Rights Amendment battle in Nevada and one on distinguished Nevada women.
Abstract Included in these records are the articles of incorporation, bylaws, newsletters, membership information, correspondence, minutes, and financial statements.
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.
Abstract Included are Mary Nowattney's high school diploma, a photo of Reno High School Students in 1888, a photo of women marching in a parade in Reno, and photos of Mary and her family. The collection contains material from 1888-1889 created by Mary E. Nowattney.
Abstract The Parent-Teacher Association of Reno, Nevada was a group of parents and teachers organized to promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, church, and community. The Southside P.T.A. was established in 1912 as the Southside Mothers' Club. Collection contains records, primarily of the Southside P.T.A., include minutes, bylaws, financial reports, material from the "Last Ditch" campaign to cover or fence open canals in Reno, materials from the Nevada Governor's Committee on the...
Abstract Collection created by University Nevada-Reno graduate student, Jimmie Sale. An examination of the roles pioneering and polygamy played among Mormon women, using personal accounts of a varied group of Mormon women. Material from 1983.