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Finding Aid for the Southern Women Legislators Collection



Descriptive Summary

PURL: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00422/
Title: Southern Women Legislators Collection
Dates: 1900s (bulk 1980-1998)
Collector: Hawks, Joanne V. ; Ellis, Carolyn, 1950-
Physical Extent: 16 boxes (29 linear feet)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM00422
Location: Modern Political Archives
Language of Material: English
Abstract: This collection contains information on women in southern state legislatures (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia) gathered by Joanne V. Hawks and Carolyn Ellis. The records include secondary biographical information, newspaper clippings, political ephemera, completed questionnaires, correspondence, and oral interviews on cassette tapes with occasional transcripts.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Joanne V. Hawks & Carolyn Ellis donated the Southern Women Legislators Collection in 1998.

Processing Information

Lisa Speer processed the collection soon after receipt. Political Papers Archivist Leigh McWhite revised the finding aid in 2008 and again in July 2009. Jason Kovari encoded the online finding aid, 16 July 2009.

In 2010-2011, a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services enabled the archive to preserve and digitize all the recordings in the Southern Women Legislators Collection. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed as part of this project do not necessarily represent those of the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.


Subject Terms

Women in politics -- Southern States
Women politicians -- Southern States
Women legislators -- Alabama
Women legislators -- Arkansas
Women legislators -- Florida
Women legislators -- Georgia
Women legislators -- Louisiana
Women legislators -- Mississippi
Women legislators -- North Carolina
Women legislators -- South Carolina
Women legislators -- Tennessee
Women legislators -- Texas
Women legislators -- Virginia
Southern States -- Politics and government


Formats

interviews
clippings (information artifacts)
ephemera
correspondence
audiocassettes
born digital audio


Biographical Note

Joanne V. Hawks served as the last Dean of Women at the University of Mississippi between 1972 and 1981 and became the first director of the university's Sarah Isom Center for Women (1981 through 1998). Carolyn Ellis was an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Mississippi Law School at the time this collection was compiled. As Carolyn Ellis Staton, she became Provost of the university in 1999. Hawks & Ellis received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to study the role of women in southern state legislatures. They coauthored or individually wrote several articles describing the results of their analyses.


Bibliography

Mary Caroline Ellis & Joanne V. Hawks, "Ladies in the Gentleman's Club: South Carolina Women Legislators, 1928-1984" Proceedings of the South Carolina Historical Association (1986), pp. 17-32.

________________________________, "Creating a Different Pattern: Florida's Women Legislators, 1928-1986" Florida Historical Quarterly Vol. 66 No. 1 (1987), pp. 68-83.

Joanne V. Hawks, M. Carolyn Ellis, & J. Byron Morris, "Women in the Mississippi Legislature (1924-1981)" Journal of Mississippi History Vol. 43 No. 4 (November 1981), pp. 266-293.

Joanne V. Hawks, "Like Mother, Like Daughter: Nellie Nugent Somerville and Lucy Somerville Howorth" Journal of Mississippi History Vol. 45 No. 2 (1983), pp. 116-128.

______________, "A Select Few: Alabama's Women Legislators, 1922-1983" Alabama Review Vol. 38 No. 3 (1985), pp. 175-201.

______________, "A Challenge to Racism and Sexism: Black Women in Southern Legislatures, 1965-1986" Sage: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women Vol. 5 No. 2 (1988), pp. 20-23.

______________, "Stepping out of the Shadows into Politics: Women in the Alabama Legislature, 1922-1990" in Stepping out of the Shadows: Alabama Women, 1819-1990 edited by Mary Martha Thomas (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1995), pp. 154-175.


Scope and Content Note

The files of the Southern Women Legislators Collection are grouped first by state and then organized alphabetically by the name of individual legislators. Most state files also possess several files containing general information. The files of individual legislators contain secondary biographical information, newspaper clippings, political ephemera, completed questionnaires, and correspondence.


User Information

Prefered Citation

Southern Women Legislators Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

The Southern Women Legislators Collection is open for research. This collection is stored at an off-site facility. Researchers interested in using this collection must contact Archives and Special Collections at least two business days in advance of their planned visit.

For preservation reasons, access to the cassette tapes stored in boxes 15 and 16 is restricted. Researchers may access their digital counterparts in the Southern Women Legislators Digital Collection at http://clio.lib.olemiss.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/swl. Please note that although descriptions for all of the collection’s recordings are available to anyone on the internet, copyright concerns dictate that researchers may only access the recordings via onsite computer terminals in the J.D. Williams Library.

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.


Related Material

Resources at the University of Mississippi

Sarah Isom Center Collection contains files related to the NEH grant that funded the research conducted by Hawks and Ellis, as well as other files on women in politics. Finding aid available at: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00689/

League of Women Voters (Mississippi Division) Collection holds the archives for the Mississippi Division as well as many local state chapters. Finding aid available at: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00261/

Lily Thompson Collection contains the papers of Mississippi suffragist Lily Thompson, which includes correspondence and other documents related to the Mississippi Woman Suffrage Association, Belle Kearney, and Nellie Nugent Somerville. Finding aid available at: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00446/


Arrangement

Series I. Alabama
Series II. Arkansas
Series III. Florida
Series IV. Georgia
Series V. Louisiana
Series VI. Mississippi
Series VII. South Carolina & Tennessee
Series VIII. Texas
Series IX. North Carolina
Series X. Virginia
Series XI. Cassette Tapes of Oral Interviews

Container List

Series I. Alabama
Folder 1.1 General information on Alabama’s women legislators
Folder 1.2 Clippings
Folder 1.3 Ann Bedsole
Folder 1.4 Kylie Terry Berryman
Folder 1.5 June Bugg
Folder 1.6 Clara Stone Collins
Folder 1.7 Pat Davis
Folder 1.8 Sundra Escott
Folder 1.9 Jane Gullatt
Folder 1.10 Yvonne Kennedy
Folder 1.11 Beth Marietta
Folder 1.12 Bobbie Will Greene McDowell
Folder 1.13 Sybil Pool
Folder 1.14 Marilyn Quarles
Folder 1.15 Lois Rockhold
Folder 1.16 Martha Jo Smith
Folder 1.17 Frances Strong
Folder 1.18 Louphenia Thomas
Folder 1.19 Jarushia Thornton
Folder 1.20 Shelby Dean Ward
Folder 1.21 Hattie Hooker Wilkins
Folder 1.22 Retha Deal Wynot
Folder 1.23 Mary S. Zoghby
Series II. Arkansas
Folder 2.1 General information on Arkansas Women Legislators
Folder 2.2 Clippings
Folder 2.3 Dorothy M. Allen
Folder 2.4 Nancy Crain Balton
Folder 2.5 Irma Hunter Brown
Folder 2.6 Maude R. Brown
Folder 2.7 Helen May Buchanan
Folder 2.8 Gloria Burford Cabe
Folder 2.9 Charlie Cole Chafin
Folder 2.10 Erle Rutherford Chambers
Folder 2.11 Ethel Cole Cunningham
Folder 2.12 Mattie Hackett
Folder 2.13 Peggy Long Hartness
Folder 2.14 Frances R. M. J. Hunt
Folder 2.15 Ella B. Hurst
Folder 2.16 Myra Lee Jones
Folder 2.17 Bernice Kizer
Folder 2.18 Doris McCastlain
Folder 2.19 Florence McGraw McRaven
Folder 2.20 Shirley T. Meacham
Folder 2.21 Dove Toland Mulkey
Folder 2.22 Wanda L. Northcutt
Folder 2.23 Willie Oates
Folder 2.24 Gladys Oglesby
Folder 2.25 Judy Petty
Folder 2.26 Carolyn Pollan
Folder 2.27 Lera Jeanne Rowlette
Folder 2.28 Charlotte T. Schexnayder
Folder 2.29 Vada M. Sheid
Folder 2.30 Elizabeth H. Thompson
Folder 2.31 Mary B. Wigstrand
Folder 2.32 Alene Word
Series III. Florida
Folder 3.1 General information on Florida Women Legislators
Folder 3.2 Information on the Equal Rights Amendment in the Florida Legislature
Folder 3.3 Patricia Bailey
Folder 3.4 Mary Lou Baker
Folder 3.5 Maxine E. Baker
Folder 3.6 Virginia Bass
Folder 3.7 Elaine Bloom
Folder 3.8 Corrine Brown
Folder 3.9 Beverly B. Burnsod
Folder 3.10 Fran Carlton
Folder 3.11 Betty Castor
Folder 3.12 Gwen Sawyer Cherry
Folder 3.13 Karen Coolman
Folder 3.14 Linola Cox
Folder 3.15 Helen Gordon Davis
Folder 3.16 Betty Easley
Folder 3.17 Marilyn B. Evans-Jones
Folder 3.18 Mary Figg
Folder 3.19 Roberta Fox
Folder 3.20 Pat Collier Frank
Folder 3.21 Edna Giles Fuller
Folder 3.22 Arnhilda Gonzalez-Quevedo
Folder 3.23 Elaine Gordon
Folder 4.1 Mary R. Grizzle
Folder 4.2 Carol Hanson
Folder 4.3 Nancy O. Harrington
Folder 4.4 Mary Ellen Hawkins
Folder 4.5 Frances Loving Irvine
Folder 4.6 Toni Jennigns
Folder 4.7 Beth Johnson
Folder 4.8 Elizabeth Johnson
Folder 4.9 Anne MacKenzie
Folder 4.10 Mary Ann McKenzie
Folder 4.11 Jeanne Malchon
Folder 4.12 Gwen Margolis
Folder 4.13 Carrie Meek
Folder 4.14 Betty Metcalf
Folder 4.15 Mary Patton
Folder 4.16 Edna Pearce
Folder 4.17 Jane W. Robinson
Folder 4.18 Irma Rochlin
Folder 4.19 Ileana Ros
Folder 4.20 Virginia L. Rosen
Folder 4.21 Dorothy Eaton Sample
Folder 4.22 Deborah Sanderson
Folder 4.23 Dixie Sansom
Folder 4.24 Peggy Simone
Folder 4.25 Mary L. Singleton
Folder 4.26 Karen Thurman
Folder 4.27 Eleanor Weinstock
Folder 4.28 Lori Wilson
Folder 4.29 Florida Articles
Series IV. Georgia
Folder 5.1 General information on Georgia Legislators
Folder 5.2 Peggy Childs’ article, “Women in the Georgia Legislature”
Folder 5.3 Betty Aaron
Folder 5.4 Alveda King Beal
Folder 5.5 Irish Blitch
Folder 5.6 Anne Carter Calhoun
Folder 5.7 Tassie Kelly Cannon
Folder 5.8 Henrietta Canty
Folder 5.9 Peggy Childs
Folder 5.10 Betty Clark
Folder 5.11 Alice Walker Coffin
Folder 5.12 Barbara Couch
Folder 5.13 Helen Coxon
Folder 5.14 Leila Pittman Crowe
Folder 5.15 Bev Engram
Folder 5.16 Dorothy Felton
Folder 5.17 Cynthia Fuller
Folder 5.18 Mary Jane Galer
Folder 5.19 Mildred Glover
Folder 5.20 Ophelia Guerry
Folder 5.21 Grace Hamilton
Folder 5.22 Janice Horton
Folder 5.23 Diane Harvey Johnson
Folder 5.24 Jeanette Jamieson
Folder 5.25 Suzi Johnson
Folder 6.1 Bessie Kempton
Folder 6.2 Betty Lowe
Folder 6.3 Helen Douglas Mankin
Folder 6.4 Love Alexander McDuffie
Folder 6.5 Janet Merritt
Folder 6.6 Susie Tillman Moore
Folder 6.7 Anne Mueller
Folder 6.8 Viola Ross Napier
Folder 6.9 Suzanne Link Odom
Folder 6.10 Lillian Parkman
Folder 6.11 Rebecca Rainey
Folder 6.12 Eleanor Richardson
Folder 6.13 Helen Bomar Selman
Folder 6.14 Virginia Shapard
Folder 6.15 Georganna Sinkfield
Folder 6.16 Earleen Sizemore
Folder 6.17 Cathey Steinberg
Folder 6.18 Nellie M. Stocks
Folder 6.19 Mable Thomas
Folder 6.20 Lottie Watkins
Folder 6.21 Betty Jo Williams
Folder 6.22 Mary Young
Folder 6.23 Georgia Legislators; Bills introduced
Folder 6.24 Georgia Blue Books
Series V. Louisiana
Folder 7.1 Louisiana Legislature
Folder 7.2 Mrs. Bland Bruns
Folder 7.3 Diane Elizabeth Bajoie
Folder 7.4 Evelyn K. Blackmon
Folder 7.5 Kathleen Blanco
Folder 7.6 Mrs. E. D. Gleason
Folder 7.7 Doris Holland
Folder 7.8 Louise B. Johnson
Folder 7.9 Mrs. John S. Lewis, Jr.
Folder 7.10 Mary Landrieu
Folder 7.11 Grace Laperouse
Folder 7.12 Margaret Lowenthal
Folder 7.13 Beatrice H. Moore
Folder 7.14 Mrs. Richard S. Parrott
Folder 7.15 Irene Jordan Sevier
Folder 7.16 Virginia Shehee
Folder 7.17 Dorothy M. Taylor
Folder 7.18 Mrs. C. W. Thompson
Folder 7.19 Lillian Walker
Folder 7.20 Louise B. Johnson, Women of the Louisiana Legislature
Folder 7.21 Lindig, Path from the Parlor
Series VI. Mississippi
Folder 8.1 General information on Mississippi Legislature
Folder 8.2 General information on Mississippi legislature
Folder 8.3 Mildred Alexander
Folder 8.4 Margaret Allen
Folder 8.5 Anne Barclift
Folder 8.6 Georgia Bennett
Folder 8.7 Barbara Blackmon
Folder 8.8 Annie Bonds
Folder 8.9 Norma Bourdeaux
Folder 8.10 Mabel Bruce
Folder 8.11 Pauline Clark
Folder 8.12 Tillie Clark
Folder 8.13 Alyce Clark
Folder 8.14 Kay Cobb
Folder 8.15 Linda F. Coleman
Folder 8.16 Willie Mae Dunaway
Folder 8.17 Orene Farese
Folder 8.18 Thelma Farr
Folder 8.19 Frances Fredericks
Folder 8.20 Madge Quin Fugler
Folder 8.21 Evelyn Gandy
Folder 8.22 Mary Lou Godbold
Folder 8.23 Mrs. W. Fletcher Gore
Folder 8.24 Otelia Hammond
Folder 8.25 Ella Duke Harris
Folder 8.26 Lucy Howorth
Folder 8.27 Belle Kearney
Folder 8.28 Betty Jane Long
Folder 9.1 Zilpha Mansell
Folder 9.2 Rita Martinson
Folder 9.3 Helen Jacobs McDade
Folder 9.4 Mary Magruder McGehee
Folder 9.5 Jean Muirhead
Folder 9.6 Jeffries Nail
Folder 9.7 Kathleen O’Fallon
Folder 9.8 Alice Snider Phillips
Folder 9.9 Amy Tuck Powell
Folder 9.10 Zelma Wells Price
Folder 9.11 Jesse Reese
Folder 9.12 Minnie Lou Robinson
Folder 9.13 Frances Savage
Folder 9.14 Eloise Scott
Folder 9.15 Miriam Q. Simmons
Folder 9.16 Gladys Slayden
Folder 9.17 Wilma Sledge
Folder 9.18 Nellie Nugent Somerville
Folder 9.19 Pearl High Stansell
Folder 9.20 Louise Steadman
Folder 9.21 Mary Ann Stevens
Folder 9.22 Margaret Tate
Folder 9.23 Mary Frances Terry
Folder 9.24 Mildred Topp
Folder 9.25 Mynelle Vaiden
Folder 9.26 Berta Lee White
Folder 9.27 Martha Carole White
Folder 9.28 Neita McCargo Winn
Folder 9.29 Ellen Woodward
Folder 9.30 Barbara Yancy
Folder 9.31 Paper on women in Mississippi legislature
Series VII. South Carolina & Tennessee
Folder 10.1 General information on South Carolina Legislators
Folder 10.2 Jewel Baskins
Folder 10.3 Virginia Crocker
Folder 10.4 Sylvia K. Dreyfus
Folder 10.5 Lois Eargle
Folder 10.6 Mary Ellis
Folder 10.7 Martha Fitzgerald
Folder 10.8 Carolyn E. Frederick
Folder 10.9 Juanita Goggins
Folder 10.10 Virginia Gourdin
Folder 10.11 Jean Harris
Folder 10.12 Joyce C. Hearn
Folder 10.13 Harriet Johnson
Folder 10.14 Harriet Keyserling
Folder 10.15 Thomasine Mason
Folder 10.16 Emma Jane McDermott
Folder 10.17 Jean Meyers
Folder 10.18 Mary Miles
Folder 10.19 Donna Moss
Folder 10.20 Denny Neilson
Folder 10.21 Elizabeth Patterson
Folder 10.22 Irene K. Rudnick
Folder 10.23 Norma Russell
Folder 10.24 Sherry Shealy
Folder 10.25 Sara Shelton
Folder 11.1 Nell Smith
Folder 11.2 Ferdinan Stevenson
Folder 11.3 Jean Toal
Folder 11.4 Ruby Wesson
Folder 11.5 Juanita White
Folder 11.6 Ruth Williams
Folder 11.7 General information on the Tennessee Legislature
Folder 11.8 Tommy Agee
Folder 11.9 Mary Anderson
Folder 11.10 Sharon Bell
Folder 11.11 Dorothy Brown
Folder 11.12 Wilma Brown
Folder 11.13 Stephanie Chivers
Folder 11.14 Sandra Clark
Folder 11.15 Anne M. Davis
Folder 11.16 Betty Davis
Folder 11.17 Lois DeBerry
Folder 11.18 Frances Doyle
Folder 11.19 Shirley Duer
Folder 11.20 Gwen Fleming
Folder 11.21 Sarah Ruth Frazier
Folder 11.22 Pamela Gaia
Folder 11.23 Marion Griffin
Folder 11.24 Joyce C. Hassell
Folder 11.25 Mabel Williams Hughes
Folder 11.26 Mildred Louella Lashlee
Folder 11.27 Lizzie Lea Miller
Folder 11.28 Ruth C. Montgomery
Folder 11.29 Dana Elizabeth Moore
Folder 11.30 Anna O’ Brien
Folder 11.31 Ruth O’Dell
Folder 11.32 Maria Peroules
Folder 11.33 Ruth M. Robinson
Folder 11.34 Lillian Scott
Folder 11.35 Mary Merrill Shadow
Folder 11.36 Katherine Shook
Folder 11.37 Joan Strong
Folder 11.38 Maude Tucker Taylor
Folder 11.39 Brenda Kaye Turner
Folder 11.40 Karen R. Williams
Folder 11.41 Ann Lee Worley
Series VIII. Texas
Folder 12.1 Clippings on women legislators, general
Folder 12.2 Timeline
Folder 12.3 Photocopied articles on Texas women legislators
Folder 12.4 General information on Texas legislature
Folder 12.5 Betty Andujar
Folder 12.6 Myra D. Banfield
Folder 12.7 Anita Blair
Folder 12.8 Mary Jane Bode
Folder 12.9 Lanell Cofer
Folder 12.10 Neveille H. Colson
Folder 12.11 Anne Cooper
Folder 12.12 Debra Danburg
Folder 12.13 Wilhelmina Delco
Folder 12.14 Betty Denton
Folder 12.15 Virginia Duff
Folder 12.16 Frances Farenthold
Folder 12.17 Florence Fenley
Folder 12.18 Ray Files Still
Folder 12.19 Ernestine Glossbrenner
Folder 12.20 Margaret Harris Gordon
Folder 12.21 Lena Guerrero
Folder 12.22 Dorothy Gillis Gurley
Folder 12.23 Sue Hairgrove
Folder 12.24 Mrs. A. R. Henderson
Folder 12.25 Anita Hill
Folder 12.26 Patricia Hill
Folder 12.27 Sarah T. Hughes
Folder 12.28 Kay Bailey [Hutchinson]
Folder 12.29 Maud Isaacks
Folder 12.30 Eddie Bernice Johnson
Folder 12.31 Barbara Jordan
Folder 12.32 Cyndi Taylor Krier
Folder 12.33 Susan Gurley McBee
Folder 12.34 Nancy McDonald
Folder 12.35 Jan McKenna
Folder 12.36 Chris Miller
Folder 12.37 Helen Moore
Folder 12.38 Margie Neal
Folder 12.39 Mary Polk
Folder 12.40 Irma Rangel
Folder 12.41 Phyllis Robinson
Folder 12.42 Mrs. Lee J. Roundtree
Folder 12.43 Gywn Clarkson Shea
Folder 12.44 Mrs. Lacy Stewart
Folder 12.45 Mrs. N. R. Strong
Folder 12.46 Elizabeth Suiter
Folder 12.47 Lou Nelle Sutton
Folder 12.48 Senfronia Thompson
Folder 12.49 Sarah Weddington
Folder 12.50 Edith E. Wilmans
Series IX. North Carolina
Folder 13.1 General information on North Carolina Legislature
Folder 13.2 Julia M. Alexander
Folder 13.3 Anne E. Bagnal
Folder 13.4 Anne Barnes
Folder 13.5 Marilyn R. Bissell
Folder 13.6 Louisa Brennon
Folder 13.7 Mary F. Brumby
Folder 13.8 Dorothy R. Burnley
Folder 13.9 Nancy Chase
Folder 13.10 Betsy Lane Cochrane
Folder 13.11 Marie W. Colton
Folder 13.12 Elinor C. Cook
Folder 13.13 Ruth E. Cook
Folder 13.14 Lillian M. Cover
Folder 13.15 Jennie G. E. Craven
Folder 13.16 Rachel D. Davis
Folder 13.17 Ann Q. Duncan
Folder 13.18 Ruth M. Easterling
Folder 13.19 Susan G. Ervin
Folder 13.20 Theresa H. Esposito
Folder 13.21 Martha W. Evans
Folder 13.22 Jeannie C. Fenner
Folder 13.23 Sue R. Ferguson
Folder 13.24 Thelma Fisher
Folder 13.25 Tressie P. Fletcher
Folder 13.26 Jo Graham Foster
Folder 13.27 Charlotte A. Gardner
Folder 13.28 Rachel G. Gray
Folder 13.29 Pat O. Griffin
Folder 13.30 Katherine Anne Hagen-Sebo
Folder 13.31 Iona T. Hargett
Folder 13.32 Margaret B. Hayden
Folder 13.33 Bertha Merrill Holt
Folder 13.34 Dorothy R. Huffman
Folder 13.35 Wanda Hunt
Folder 13.36 Wilda H. Hurst
Folder 13.37 Mrs. Charles H. Hutchins
Folder 13.38 Mary Jarrell
Folder 13.39 Nancy H. Jones
Folder 13.40 Margaret P. Keesee
Folder 13.41 Annie B. Kennedy
Folder 13.42 Edith L. Lutz
Folder 13.43 Helen Rhyne Marvin
Folder 13.44 Carolyn W. Mathis
Folder 13.45 Lillie M. Mebane
Folder 13.46 Gertrude D. McKee
Folder 13.47 Carrie L. McLean
Folder 13.48 Mary C. Nesbitt
Folder 13.49 Geraldine Nielson
Folder 13.50 Mary H. Odom
Folder 13.51 Mary N. Pegg
Folder 13.52 Mrs. John M. Phelps
Folder 13.53 Janet W. Pickler
Folder 13.54 Frances C. Ramsey
Folder 13.55 Grace T. Rodendough
Folder 13.56 Frances E. Setzer
Folder 13.57 Mary P. Seymour
Folder 13.58 Margaret Stamey
Folder 13.59 Exum Clement Stafford
Folder 13.60 Patricia D. Stanford
Folder 13.61 Lura S. Talley
Folder 13.62 Margaret Tennille
Folder 13.63 Betty D. Thomas
Folder 13.64 Frances F. Tomlin
Folder 13.65 Lois S. Walker
Folder 13.66 Alfreda Webb
Folder 13.67 Elizabeth A. Wilkie
Folder 13.68 Myrtle E. Wiseman
Folder 13.69 Betty H. Wiser
Folder 13.70 Wilma Woodard
Series X. Virginia
Folder 14.1 General information on Virginia legislature
Folder 14.2 Inez McGraw Baker
Folder 14.3 Sallie C. Cook Booker
Folder 14.4 Vinnie Caldwell
Folder 14.5 Gwendolyn F. Cody
Folder 14.6 Shirley F. Cooper
Folder 14.7 Sarah Lee Fain
Folder 14.8 Marion Gibbs Galland
Folder 14.9 Charlotte Caldwell Giesein
Folder 14.10 Evelyn Momsen Hailey
Folder 14.11 Edythe Colton Harrison
Folder 14.12 Elise Brookfield Heinz
Folder 14.13 Helen Ruth Henderson
Folder 14.14 Helen Timmons Henderson
Folder 14.15 Joan Shepherd Jones
Folder 14.16 Gladys Brown Keating
Folder 14.17 Mary Aydelotte Marshall
Folder 14.18 Yvonne B. Miller
Folder 14.19 Joan H. Munford
Folder 14.20 Dorothy S. McDiarmid
Folder 14.21 Phoebe Orebaugh
Folder 14.22 Bonnie Lineweaver Paul
Folder 14.23 Eva F. Scott
Folder 14.24 Eleanor Parker Sheppard
Folder 14.25 Julie L. Smith
Folder 14.26 Nora A. Squyres
Folder 14.27 Kathryn Haesler Stone
Folder 14.28 Mary Sue Terry
Folder 14.29 Marian A. VanLandingham
Folder 14.30 Vivian E. Watts
Folder 14.31 Emma Lee White
Folder 14.32 General information on Virginia Legislature
Series XI. Cassette Tapes of Oral Interviews
Note: For preservation reasons, access to the cassette tapes stored in boxes 15 and 16 is restricted. Researchers may access their digital counterparts in the Southern Women Legislators Digital Collection at http://clio.lib.olemiss.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/swl. Please note that although descriptions for all of the collection’s recordings are available to anyone on the internet, copyright concerns dictate that researchers may only access the recordings via onsite computer terminals in the J.D. Williams Library.
Box 15 Cassette 1. Side A: Mary Jane Bode of Texas (19 March 1986). Side B: Bode interview continued.
Cassette 2. Side A: Senator Eddie Bernice Johnson (11 May 1987). Side B: Representative Senfronia Thompson of Texas (11 May 1987).
Cassette 3. Side A: Mary Zoghby of Alabama (8 August 1983). Side B: Zoghby interview continued.
Cassette 4: Side A: Representative Irma Rangel of Texas (12 May 1987).
Cassette 5. Side A: Marilyn Bissell of North Carolina (13 November 1986). Side B: Bissell interview continued.
Cassette 6. Side A: Representative Irma Hunter Brown of Arkansas (22 February 1985). Side B: Brown interview continued.
Cassette 7. Side A: Representative Peggy Long Hartness of Arkansas (21 February 1985).
Cassette 8. Side A: Carolyn E. Frederick of South Carolina (29 January 1983). Side B: Frederick interview continued.
Cassette 9. Side A: Carolyn Frederick interview continued. Side B: Frederick interview continued.
Cassette 10. Side A: Mary A. Anderson of Tennessee (7 May 1985). Side B: Anderson interview continued.
Cassette 11. Side A: Joyce Hearn of South Carolina (27 January 1983).
Cassette 12. Side A: Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas (18 March 1986).
Cassette 13. Side A: Mary Marshall of Virginia (11 February 1987). Side B: Marshall interview continued with comments by Shirley Taft, state president of the League of Women Voters.
Cassette 14. Side A: Irene Rudnick of South Carolina (27 January 1983). Side B: Rudnick interview continued.
Cassette 15. Side A: Jean Toal of South Carolina (27 January 1983). Side B: Toal interview continued.
Cassette 16. Side A: Margaret Keesee Forrester of North Carolina (12 June 1985). Side B: Keesee Forrester interview continued.
Cassette 17. Side A: Dr. Yvonne Kennedy of Alabama (9 August 1983).
Cassette 18. Side A: Representative Ernestine Glossbrenner of Texas (11 May 1987). Side B: Representative Wilhelmina Delco of Texas (12 May 1987).
Cassette 19. Side A: Ann Bedsole of Alabama (8 August 1983). Side B: Bedsole interview continued.
Cassette 20. Side A: Representative Shelby Dean Ward of Alabama (13 November 1983).
Cassette 21. Side A: Sarah Weddington of Texas (26 March 1986).
Cassette 22. Side A: Representative Shirley Duer of Tennessee (7 May 1985).
Cassette 23. Side A: Senator Helen Marvin of North Carolina (10 June 1985). Side B: Marvin interview continued.
Cassette 24. Side A: Senator Anna Belle Clement O’Brien of Tennessee (7 May 1985).
Cassette 25. Side A: Representative Elaine Gordon of Florida (6 May 1986). Side B: Gordon interview continued.
Cassette 26. Side A: Representative Jo Graham Foster of North Carolina (12 June 1985).
Cassette 27. Side A: Senator Betty Andujar of Texas (17 March 1986).
Cassette 28. Side A: Senator Carrie Meek of Florida (6 May 1986).
Cassette 29. Side A: Representative Ruth C. Montgomery of Tennessee (7 May 1985). Side B: Dorothy L. Brown of Tennessee (7 May 1985).
Cassette 30. Side A: Representative Cathey Steinberg of Georgia (8 August 1984). Side B: Steinberg interview continued.
Cassette 31. Side A: Sundra Escott of Alabama (4 August 1983). Side B: Escott interview continued.
Cassette 32. Side A: Representative Helen Gordon Davis of Florida (7 May 1986). Side B: Davis interview continued.
Cassette 33. Side A: Representative Betty Easley of Florida (7 May 1986). Side B: Beth Johnson of Florida (7 May 1987).
Cassette 34. Side A: Senator Toni Jennings of Florida (7 May 1986).
Cassette 35. Side A: Louphenia Thomas of Alabama (4 August 1983). Side B: Jere Thornton of Alabama (4 August 1983).
Cassette 36. Side A: Allen Morris, Clerk of the Florida House (7 May 1986).
Box 16 Cassette 37. Side A: Jane Robinson of Florida (8 May 1986). Side B: Robinson interview continued.
Cassette 38. Side A: Representative Anita Hill of Texas (17 March 1986).
Cassette 39. Side A: Nancy Chase of North Carolina (13 June 1985). Side B: Chase interview continued.
Cassette 40. Side A: Louise Brennan of North Carolina (14 November 1986). Side B: Brennan interview continued.
Cassette 41. Side A: Eleanor Sheppard of Virginia (10 February 1987). Side B: Gladys Keating of Virginia (11 February 1987).
Cassette 42. Side A: Betsy Cochrane of North Carolina (12 June 1985). Side B: Representative Bertha Holt of North Carolina (12 June 1985). See also Cassette 44.
Cassette 43. Side A: Elizabeth Patterson of South Carolina (27 January 1983).
Cassette 44. Side A: Representative Annie B. Kennedy of North Carolina (11 June 1985). Side B: Bertha Holt interview continued from Cassette 42.
Cassette 45. Side A: Representative Betty Jo Williams of Georgia (8 August 1984). Side B: Representative Barbara Couch of Georgia (9 August 1984). See also Cassette 46.
Cassette 46. Side A: Barbara Couch interview continued from Cassette 35.
Cassette 47. Side A: Representative Betty J. Clark of Georgia (7 August 1984). Side B: Clark interview continued.
Cassette 48. Side A: Eleanor Richardson of Georgia (7 August 1984).
Cassette 49. Side A: Senator Wilma Woodard of North Carolina (12 June 1985).
Cassette 50. Side A: Representative Grace Hamilton of Georgia (8 August 1984). Side B: Hamilton interview continued.
Cassette 51. Side A: Representative Debra Danbury of Texas (14 November 1985). Side B: Danbury interview continued.

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