Equal rights amendments -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Nevada branch of the American Civil Liberties Union was organized in 1966 although there were individuals in the state who were active in the national organization during the 1920s and 1930s. Included are minutes of the northern Nevada chapter, southern Nevada chapter, and state board meetings; administrative and issues correspondence; bylaws; organizational history; membership statistics; complaints and litigation files; subject files; and newspaper clippings.
Overview Jill Derby is a Nevada anthropologist, consultant and lecturer on social concerns, communication dynamics, and cross-cultural perspectives; leader of the organization Nevadans for ERA; member of the Nevada Board of Regents; first state chair of the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC) (U.S.), Nevada; and active in the Douglas County (Nevada) branch of the NWPC (U.S.). Included are political materials about Derby's campaigns for University of Nevada Regent and Nevada state Assemblyman;...
Overview 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 Helen Herr was a Las Vegas, Nevada realtor and the first woman elected to the Nevada State Sentae. Included are clippings, certificates, and photographs related to Herr's profession as a realtor in Las Vegas, Nevada, and her political activities; and personal photographs. Subjects include the Boulder Highway Association, the Nevada Anti-Equal Rights Amendment movement, the Nevada Youth Training Center for Girls at Caliente, the Optimist Boys Home and Ranch/Spring Mountain Youth Camp, and Clark...
Abstract Included in these records are the articles of incorporation, bylaws, newsletters, membership information, correspondence, minutes, and financial statements.
Overview 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 1970-1983.
Abstract Renee Rampton was an elementary school teacher was very active Contains research papers, correspondence and newspaper articles related to the proposed Equal Rights Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and to the Mormon Church's efforts in Utah and Nevada to defeat the E.R.A. Material between 1975-1978.