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Fowlkes, Diane L.

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Type: Biographies | Web sites | Color photographs | Sound recordings | Oral histories
Creator: Fowlkes, Diane L.
Tilborg, Dana von
Title: Fowlkes, Diane L.
Date: 1995 Sept. 27
Description: Biographical information, photographic image, abstract of oral history interview, and selected audio clips of Diane L. Fowlkes, a leader in women's advocacy, activist in the Women's Movement, and long time faculty member at Georgia State University, where she taught political science, was instrumental in establishing the women's studies program, assisted in the development of the Women's Studies Institute at GSU, and pursued her research interests in feminist theory, women and politics, and the scope of women's studies. As an activist in the Women's Rights Movement, she was involved in the Strike for Women's Equality, the Feminist Action Alliance, the socialist-feminist movement, and the campaign for ERA Georgia. Her book, White Political Women: Paths from Privilege to Empowerment, was nominated for several prizes. The audio clips talk about the Women's Movement and the Civil Rights Movement, her earliest involvement with the Women's Movement, and the differences and conflicts between various women's organizations.
Subjects: Women college teachers--Georgia | College teachers--Georgia | Universities and colleges--Faculty | Georgia State University--Faculty | Equal rights amendments--United States | Sex discrimination against women--Law and legislation--Georgia | Equality before the law--Georgia | Women's rights--Georgia | Feminism--Georgia | Women political activists--Georgia--Biography | Women in politics--Georgia | Women--Political activity | Women in community organization--Georgia | Women in public life--Georgia | Nonprofit organizations--United States | Social movements--United States | Women--Education--Georgia | Civil rights--Georgia | Women's studies--Georgia | Strike for Women's Equality | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Contributors: Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections | Georgia State University. Women's Studies Institute
Online Publisher: [Atlanta, Ga.] : Georgia State University. Library. Special Collections Department and Archives and the Women's Studies Institute of Georgia State University, 2005
Original Material: Oral history interview with Diane L. Fowlkes, 1995 September 27
Rights and Usage: Cite as: Diane L. Fowlkes, Georgia Women's Movement Oral History Collection. Special Collections Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Ga.
Related Materials: System requirements: RealOne Player is required for listening to audio selections | Forms part of the Georgia Women's Movement Oral History Project Collection
Persistent Link to Item: http://www.library.gsu.edu/spcoll/women/oralhistory/interviews.asp?action=fowlkes

Related Institutions: Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections
Collection Information: Georgia Women's Movement Oral History Project Collection