Guide to the Alliance for the Women's Commission and ERA Records 1976-1979
Cage.900

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Alliance for the Women's Commission and ERA Records
ID
Cage.900
Date [inclusive]
1976-1979
Extent
1.0 box.
Language
English
Abstract
Records of the Alliance for the Women's Commission and ERA, a Pullman, Washington based grass-roots advocacy organization. The records are mostly materials related to Referendum 40 (1977), about establishing a Washington State Women's Commission.

Preferred Citation note

[item description]; Alliance for the Women's Commission and ERA Records; Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections; Washington State University Libraries.

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Biographical/Historical note

The Alliance for the Women's Commission and ERA was a Pullman, Washington based grass-roots advocacy organization. Its main purpose was to promote passage of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the United States Constitution, and passage of Referendum 40 (1977), a state ballot measure about establishing a Washington State Women's Commission. The referendum failed.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of records of the Alliance for the Women's Commission and ERA, a Pullman, Washington based grass-roots advocacy organization. The records are mostly materials related to Referendum 40 (1977), about establishing a Washington State Women's Commission. The contents include press releases, meeting agendas, printed ephemera, and items related to the Washington State Women's Council (under the Office of the Governor).

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries 2018-06-06

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Ruby Young donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 2006 (MS.2006.14).

Processing Information note

Cheryl Gunselman processed this collection in 2018.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Equality before the law
  • Women
  • Women--Legal status, laws, etc.--Washington (State)
  • Women--Political activity--Washington (State)

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