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Hannon, Sharron

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Type: Biographies | Web sites | Color photographs | Sound recordings | Oral histories
Creator: Hannon, Sharron
Graves, Vickie
Title: Hannon, Sharron
Date: 1998 Oct. 23
Description: Biographical information, abstract of oral history interview, and selected audio clips of Sharron Hannon, newspaper reporter, women's rights newspaper founder, public relations director, and social and political activist for women's issues and causes, who started the ERA Athens organization; joined the National Organization for Women, started a local group, and eventually ran the Georgia NOW Project, an initiative to organize local chapters around the state; and worked for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment in Georgia. The audio clips talk about Hannon becoming involved in ERA activities in Athens, Georgia, sexual discrimination at CBS in New York, and the struggle to balance home and work life
Subjects: 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 employees--Social conditions | Women political activists--Georgia--Biography | Women in community organization--Georgia | Women in public life--Georgia | Women journalists--Georgia | Journalists--Georgia | Women in journalism--Georgia | Reporters and reporting--Georgia | Public relations personnel--Georgia--Athens | National Organization for Women. Georgia Chapter | National Organization for Women. Athens Chapter | Georgia NOW Project | Concerned Women for America | Southern feminist | Athens (Ga.) | Clarke 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 Sharron Hannon, 1998 October 23
Rights and Usage: Cite as: Sharron Hannon, 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=hannon

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