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1 Title:   Athens League of Women Voters Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Athens League of Women Voters  
  Dates:   1940-2006  
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The Athens League of Women Voters (ALWV) Records consist of meeting minutes, agendas, correspondence, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and membership information documenting league activities from 1940 to 2006. Other files in this collection include publications such as annual political directories listing public officials and municipal services in the Athens-Clarke County area. The collection also has materials studied by the league regarding local, state, and national issues, including action studies, political studies, documents related to pending legislation, as well ass voter education information and candidate questionnaires. Also included are files from the League of Women Voters of Georgia, the National League, and other regional leagues.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/028/ALWV  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   Melba R. Williams Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Williams, Melba R.  
  Dates:   1954-1994  
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The Melba Williams Papers span the dates 1954-1994, with the bulk of the papers representing personal documents generated through Williams' work in the Democratic Party at the local, state and national level, and during her tenure as a member of the State Elections Board.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/159/MW  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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3 Title:   Lucy Hargrett Draper British and American women's history collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Draper, Lucy Hargrett  
  Dates:   1840-1998  
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The Lucy Hargrett Draper Center and Archives for the Study of the Rights of Women in History and Law is comprised of primary and secondary materials in a variety of formats with an emphasis on documenting women's rights, especially the United States and British Women's Suffrage Movements (1840-1920). The focus of the collection is on leading figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Carrie Chapman Catt, Julia Ward Howe, Mary Livermore, Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone, Emmeline Pankhurst and her daughter Sylvia, including correspondence and photographs. Other materials relate to the suffrage movement in the United States, such as postcards, photographs, government documents and periodicals, record activities at the state, regional, and national levels, both for and against suffrage. In addition, supporting materials recognize some of the leaders of the abolition movement, including Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, and Sojourner Truth, each of whom spoke up on behalf of women's rights as well as against slavery. Moreover, to place the suffrage materials in historical context the collection also includes pre-suffrage treatise on women's rights and legal documents dating to the 16th century as well as materials related to post-suffrage efforts (1921-2000) to pass the ERA, the formation of N.O.W., the women's liberation movement, and the Pro-Choice movement.
 
  Identifier:   ms3071  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Rebecca Latimer Felton papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Felton, William H. (William Harrell), 1823-1909  
  Dates:   1851-1930  
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The collection consists of the papers of Rebecca Latimer Felton, from 1851 to 1930. The papers include correspondence, speeches, articles, and scrapbooks; all reflecting her lengthy public career as author, newspaper columnist, lecturer, as she actively pursued her interests in politics, religious issues, penal and temperance reform and women's political rights. The papers reflect her involvement in the World's Columbian Exposition (1890-1894), the Cotton States Exposition in Atlanta (1895), and as a delegate to the Progressive Republican Convention in Chicago (1912). Correspondents include readers of her articles and letters and those involved in Exposition matters. Other correspondents include General John B. Gordon, Alexander Hamilton Stephens, James Longstreet, William H. Hidell, Bertha Honore Palmer, Lafayette McLaws, Florence Williams Olmstead, President Rutherford B. Hayes, Georgia Governors A. H. Colquitt, Joseph Emerson Brown and William Yates Atkinson and family members, husband William H. Felton, son Howard Erwin Felton, and Charles and Eleanor Swift Latimer.
 
  Identifier:   ms81  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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