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Holmes, Dorris

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Type: Biographies | Web sites | Color photographs | Sound recordings | Oral histories
Creator: Holmes, Dorris
Paulk, Janet
Title: Holmes, Dorris
Date: 2000 Oct. 23
Description: Biographical information, abstract of oral history interview, and an audio clip of Dorris Holmes, social worker, pre-school teacher, and political and social activist for women's rights, who served as vice president of the Atlanta chapter of the League of Women's Voters and treasurer of the Atlanta chapter of the American Association of University Women, was a Georgia delegate at the National Women's Conference in Houston during International Women's Year (1977), worked for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment in Georgia, and pursued her interests in other women's issues, including community property and discrimination against women in home ownership and equal pay for equal work. The audio clip discusses opposition to the ERA in Georgia
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 political activists--Georgia--Biography | Women in politics--Georgia | Women--Political activity | Women in community organization--Georgia | Women in public life--Georgia | Women--Employment--Georgia | Women--Economic conditions--20th century | Georgia--Politics and government--20th century | Equal pay for equal work--Georgia | Community property--Georgia | Right of property--Georgia | Home ownership--Georgia | Homeowners--Georgia | Social movements--Georgia | Library trustees--Georgia--DeKalb County | American Association of University Women. Atlanta Branch | National Women's Conference | International Women's Year | DeKalb County (Ga.). Library. Board of Trustees | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.) | Chamblee (Ga.) | DeKalb 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 Dorris Holmes, 2000 October 23
Rights and Usage: Cite as: Dorris Holmes, 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=holmes

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