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Jordan, Beverly

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Type: Biographies | Web sites | Color photographs | Sound recordings | Oral histories
Creator: Jordan, Beverly Turner
Paulk, Janet
Title: Jordan, Beverly
Date: 1997 Feb. 26
Description: Biographical information, photographic image, abstract of oral history interview, and an audio clip of Beverly Turner Jordan, small business owner, paralegal assistant, interior decorator, office manager, church worker, and political activist, who worked in the Women's Movement in Georgia as office manager and administrative vice president of ERA Georgia, Inc., in support of the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) and for other women's rights issues, such as equal pay, reproductive freedom, and access to previously forbidden vocations, as well as civil rights and gay rights. The audio clip talks about Jordan's behind-the-scenes participation in efforts to pass the ERA in Georgia
Subjects: Legal assistants--Georgia | Interior decorators--Georgia | Businesswomen--Georgia | Office management | Equal rights amendments--United States | Women's rights--Georgia | Sex discrimination against women--Law and legislation--Georgia | Equality before the law--Georgia | Feminism--Georgia | Equal pay for equal work--Georgia | Sex discrimination in employment--Georgia | Women--Employment--Georgia | Abortion--Georgia | Pro-choice movement--Georgia | Georgia--Politics and government--20th century | Civil rights--Georgia | Gay rights--Georgia | Women political activists--Georgia--Biography | Women in politics--Georgia | Women--Political activity | Social movements--Georgia | Women in religion | Women religious leaders--Georgia | Christian Science--New York--Buffalo | Women in public life--Georgia | Women in community organization--Georgia | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.) | Roswell (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 Beverly Turner Jordan, 1997 February 26
Rights and Usage: Cite as: Beverly Turner Jordan, 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=jordan

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