The papers of the Metropolitan Louisville Women's Political Caucus (MLWPC) date 1975-81 and 1987-95. These papers detail the depth of political concern of this organization, showing how its members reach beyond local female candidacy issues, into local, state, and national human rights issues. The MLWPC papers show political concern for equality problems, domestic violence, sexual harassment, and other such matters.
The scope of these papers, seen through the eight series, exemplifies the concerns of the MLWPC. Most of the collection pertains to the internal workings of the organization, such as minutes, financial information, and general membership data. Also shown in the collection is the interaction of the MLWPC with its community, exemplified by its workshops, fundraisers, and campaign contributions.
A final aspect of this collection is information pertaining to organizations on the local, state, and national levels not directly affiliated with the MLWPC and miscellaneous printed materials. Included are articles on domestic violence, national opinion polls, and information regarding women elected officials.