Equal Rights Amendment in North Carolina Collection
Scope and Contents
There are 67 taped interviews with both opponents and proponents of ERA, thirty of which have been transcribed. The interviews provide personal insights on both sides of the issue, and examine the differences in campaign tactics (for and against) as the amendment was proposed and defeated in the N.C. General Assembly in 1973, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981 and 1983. Information contained in the interviews includes answers to how and why women became involved in this issue and the extent of their involvement.
- 1925 - 1990
- Majority of material found within 1972 - 1983
- DeHart, Jane Sherron (Person)
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6.30 Linear Feet (15 boxes)
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The materials in this collection focus on the Equal Rights Amendment in North Carolina, providing an analysis of the ratification process in depth. There are 67 taped interviews with both opponents and proponents of ERA, thirty of which have been transcribed.
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- Equal Rights Amendment in North Carolina Collection
- Jennifer Motszko
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