Women -- Political activity -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Kay M. Bennett was a member of the Carson City, Nevada Board of Supervisors, trustee of the Carson Tahoe Hospital Board, member of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, vice chair of the Regional Transportation Commission, member of many civic boards and commissions, and a registered operating room nurse. Included are campaign materials, biographical statement, and campaign t-shirts for Bennett's 1990 campaign for Nev. State Assembly District 40 (unsuccessful) and 1992 campaign for the Carson...
Abstract Shelley Berkley was a Nevadan who was elected to the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada. Includes campaign flyers and stickers for Berkley's 1982 and 1991 political campaigns for election to the University of Nevada System, Board of Regents.
Abstract Virginia Cain was a Nevadan and a former director of the Support Enforcement Project of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. Included are reports, correspondence, names of delegates to conventions, names of county chairs, and minutes of the Nevada Democratic Party; reports, agendas, minutes, and other materials of the Democratic National Committee meeting of 1990; and miscellaneous conference materials. Material between 1980-1995.
Overview This collection relates almost entirely to Virginia Cain's involvement with the Democratic Party at the local, state, and national level. Included are administration and convention materials for the Democratic Party of Washoe County, the Nevada State Democratic Party, Democratic National Committee, and the Democratic Women's Club of Carson City and campaign materials for the election of Cain's daughter, Mary-Ellen McMullen, to the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada and for Justice...
Overview The Mary Coffey Papers consist primarily of materials related to her interests in women's rights movements and organizations. Only a few personal materials such as greeting cards (for her seventieth birthday and retirement party) and photographs of her family are included.Coffey served for a number of years as the Soroptimist International of Nevada, legislative advocate and several folders in her collection represent that work. She attended many women's conferences in the 1970s and...
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 Imogene Evelyn Young (Jean) Ford (1929-1998) served in the Nevada State Assembly (1972-19760 and in the Nevada State Senate from Clark County, District 3 (1977-1982). The collection includes clippings, correspondence, and political handouts for Mary L. Gojack's 1982 campaign for U.S. Congresswoman from Nevada, and 1988 Nevada campaigns for local and federal offices; and printed materials on the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, women's rights and legal status, age and sex...
Overview The collection consists primarily of materials created and/or used by Ford during her years as Nevada state legislator and during the operation of her businesses. Additional materials include personal papers, and course materials from her role as instructor in the Women’s Studies Program at UNR. A series which was added in 1996 contains materials about the many organizations and committees she has been involved with in her professional career.
Abstract Vivian Freeman was a nurse in Reno, Nevada and a member of the Nevada State Assembly from Washoe County. Materials of Nevada women's organizations include bylaws, newsletters, minutes, and correspondence from the National Women's Political Caucus, Nevada and Anne Martin Chapters; Nevada League of Women Voters; Nevadans for Better Government; Reno Women's Network; and Hannah Humanitarian Award. Material between 1972-1982.
Abstract Included is material from Glomb's Nevada State Senate campaign against Erick Beyer, texts of legislation sponsored by Glomb, information on issues of interest such as child and maternal health care, and documents related to the investigation conducted by the Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline against Washoe County District Court Judge Jerry Carr Whitehead (1989-1995).