Equal rights amendments -- United States.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The audiovisual series is comprised of photographs, videocassettes, and film. There are three photographs in the collection: a posed photograph of Barbara Moxon and Mrs. Stondemayer holding an ERA sticker; a candid photo of Governor McNair at his desk proclaiming “League of Women Voters Week” in 1969 alongside Deborah Page, State P.R. Director, Barbara Moxon, State Organization Chair, and Keller Bumgardner, State President of the League of Women Voters; and finally, a 1917 shot of the Equal...
Dates: 1964 - 2006
Abstract Speaker, motivator, mentor, recruiter and leader, Moxon dedicated her life to service. She knew citizen groups could accomplish their goals through cooperation, hard work, and perseverance. Moxon was involved in and held positions in organizations and campaigns such as Advocates for Comprehensive Health Education (ACHE), SC Division of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Common Cause of SC, Constitutional Convention Repeal Campaign, Equal Rights Amendment of SC (ERA), SC...
Dates: 1964 - 2006
Abstract Marion Gressette served Orangeburg County for half a century in the South Carolina General Assembly. He began his public service in the House, 1925-1928, 1931-1932, and spent the majority of his career in the Senate, 1937-1984; President Pro Tempore, 1972-1984. Nicknamed the "Gray Fox" because of his legislative cunning and slicked-back gray hair, Gressette commanded the respect of political allies and adversaries alike.
Dates: c. 1920-1924, 1950-1984
Abstract Formed in January 1973, the Coalition was reorganized in 1975 as a public interest lobby to secure ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the federal constitution by South Carolina. The Coalition was co-funded by the League of Women Voters and the National Organization for Women and headed by Keller H. Barron as legislative coordinator to handle political strategy and Janet Wedlock as field coordinator to organize constituent lobbying. South Carolina is one of fifteen states that did not...
Dates: 1963 - 1978