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Women--Political activity--Minnesota

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth Ann Bartlett Making Waves papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1415
Abstract

Consists of Bartlett’s written histories of feminist organizations in Duluth and Superior that were not included in her book Making Waves (2016) and recorded interviews with women who played key roles in organizations that are included in the book.

Dates: 2016

Joyce M. Benson papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: S6171
Abstract

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; congratulations and thank you letters for speaking; and letters from Kenyan women. The collection also includes documents and newspaper clippings related to Benson's work as a women's rights activist.

Dates: 1978-1991; Majority of material found in 1978-1986, 1991

Ingrid Wells papers

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S2246
Abstract The collection contains circulars, filing statement and maps of legislative district from Wells’ 1956 campaign for 57th Congressional District; text of a speech she gave as Vice President of Voyaguer’s National Park Association, 1968 and a statement of recognition of her work for this association; the statement of appointment to the governor’s commission on the Status of Women, 1965; conference program for and newspaper clippings announcing the Duluth Bi-Annual Conference on the Status of...
Dates: 1954-1965

League of Women Voters of Duluth records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2201
Abstract

Contains the business records of the organization including minutes, annual reports, and correspondence, information on local study items, selected newspaper clippings scrapbooks, and audiocassettes and films on various topics.

Dates: 1924-2009

National Council of Jewish Women, Minnesota section records

 Collection
Identifier: umja0169
Abstract

This collection consists of administrative materials and photographs from the National Council of Jewish Women, Minnesota section.

Dates: 1935-2007

Maney E. Pearson papers

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S2244
Abstract

The collection contains drafts of speeches delivered by Pearson, newspaper clippings, constitution of Minnesota State CIO Councils, 1948; CIO Congress of Women’s Auxiliaries Manual, 1947; meeting notice for CIO of Ely, Minnesota, 1947; and miscellaneous material regarding the Minnesota State CIO Auxiliary Council Convention, 1950.

Dates: 1939-1982; Majority of material found in 1946-1947

Women in Politics oral history interviews

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2291
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...
Dates: 1978-1979