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Long, Mary

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Type: Biographies | Web sites | Color photographs | Sound recordings | Oral histories
Creator: Long, Mary
Paulk, Janet
Title: Long, Mary
Date: 1999 May 13 | 1999 May 20
Description: Biographical information, photographic image, abstract of oral history interview, and selected audio clips of Mary Long, African American nurse, volunteer in community organizations, and social and political activist for women's and civil rights and issues, who worked to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment in Georgia, as a volunteer lobbyist advocating changes to Georgia laws regarding abortion, domestic abuse, and economic disparity between men and women, and to provide insight into the effects of racial and economic issues on the Women's Movement in Georgia. The audio clips discuss being a nurse at Grady Hospital and a volunteer for the ERA as well as female opposition to the ERA
Subjects: African American nurses--Georgia--Atlanta | Nurses--Georgia--Atlanta | Equal rights amendments--United States | Women's rights--Georgia | Sex discrimination against women--Law and legislation--Georgia | Equality before the law--Georgia | Feminism--Georgia | Abortion--Georgia | Pro-choice movement--Georgia | Equal pay for equal work--Georgia | Georgia--Politics and government--20th century | United States--Politics and government--20th century | Women political activists--Georgia--Biography | Women in politics--Georgia | Women--Political activity | Women in community organization--Georgia | Women in public life--Georgia | Social movements--Georgia | Nonprofit organizations--Georgia | Civil rights--Georgia | Family violence--Georgia | Hospitals--Emergency service | Homeless persons--Health and hygiene | Clinics--Georgia--Atlanta | Community health services--Georgia--Atlanta | Public health--Georgia--Atlanta | Georgia Women's Political Caucus | Georgia Nurses Association | YMCA of Greater Atlanta | Children and Youth Coordinating Council (Ga.) | 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 interviews with Mary Long, 1999 May 13 and 20
Rights and Usage: Cite as: Mary Long, 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=long

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