Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection contains delegate and information materials from the 1985 United Nations Women’s Conference in Nairobi, Kenya; a list of 1985-1986 talks and presentations given by Benson about the conference experience to named Duluth organizations; congratulation and thank you letters for speaking; and letters from Kenyan women. Benson was one of 40 Minnesota delegates to the conference. The collection also includes documents and newspaper clippings related to Benson's work as a...
Dates: 1978-1991; Majority of material found in 1978-1986, 1991
Abstract The collection contains minutes, annual/chapter reports, membership list, correspondence, news releases, by-laws, legislative platforms, resolutions, committee proposals and minutes, state conference information, bus trips to the capitol, photographs, information from related organizations, miscellaneous, newspaper clippings, and oversized posters. Materials from both the Duluth, Minnesota chapter and the statewide, Minnesota, organization are represented in the collection.
Abstract In 1978 and 1979 historian Barbara Sommer interviewed fifteen women form the Duluth, Minnesota area who were involved in politics as elected officials or activists. In the interviews the women discussed their reasons for entering politics, their involvements past and present, and their own and their families' reactions to their involvement in politics. The collection consists of audio recordings of the interviews, typed indexes to the topics covered in the recordings, copies of the question...