Women -- Political activity -- West (U.S.)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
The Tony Harsh Papers consist of files accumulated on subjects that came before the Reno City Council, such as the Reno train trench, referred to as the ReTract Project, the Ballardini Ranch, beautification and traffic calming plans, the Lake Mansion, as well as work with various neighborhood planning project and the Historic Resources Commission.
Isabel Kimble was active in Nevada committees that worked to gain approval of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) from 1973-1977. The collection includes correspondence, minutes of board meetings, bylaws, reports, mailing lists, newsletters, publicity, and newspaper clippings about groups that Kimble worked with in her support of women's political issues in Nevada.
Pat Hardy Lewis was elected the the Reno City Council in 1973 and served until 1977. While a City Councilmen Ms. Lewis was most interested in planning and the use of land for Reno's future. She was a strong proponent of involving citizens in the decision process through the use of ad hoc committees. She is currently a counselor at the University of Nevada, Reno. Included are the subjects of growth, methods of sewage treatment, and planning for the future of Reno, from 1973-1980.
Blank letterhead lists officers and members of the executive committee.,The club president was Lillie B. Clinedinst.