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Gibson-Ferrey, Dorothy

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Type: Biographies | Web sites | Color photographs | Sound recordings | Oral histories
Creator: Gibson-Ferrey, Dorothy
Tilborg, Dana van
Title: Gibson-Ferrey, Dorothy
Date: 1996 May 9
Description: Biographical information, photographic image, abstract of oral history interview, and an audio clip of Dorothy Gibson-Ferrey, social and political activist for women's causes, who was the first chair of the Georgia Commission on the Status of Women, a board member for the Fulton County Department of Children and Youth and the Georgia Committee on Crime and Delinquency, a member of Mayor Andrew Young's Civilian Review Board, and served on the Council on Battered Women. Her term as chair of the Georgia Commission on the Status of Women encompassed work on such issues as sexual stereotyping in vocational training agencies, sexual discrimination in state government, and the poor conditions of women's prisons in Georgia. The audio clip discusses the Commission and its work.
Subjects: 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 in community organization--Georgia | Women in public life--Georgia | Nonprofit organizations--United States | Social movements--United States | Women prisoners--Georgia | Women--Education--Georgia | Women--Employment--Georgia | Occupational training--Georgia | Sex discrimination in employment--Georgia | Georgia. Governor's Commission on the Status of Women | Fulton County (Ga.). Dept. of Children and Youth | Georgia Committee on Crime and Delinquency | Atlanta (Ga.). Civilian Review Board | 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 Dorothy Gibson-Ferrey, 1996 May 9
Rights and Usage: Cite as: Dorothy Gibson-Ferrey, 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=gibson-ferrey

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