Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Summary Consists of materials collected by community activist Tina Hester, some of which relate to the Metropolitan Louisville Women's Politcal Caucus, the Kentucky Women's Political Caucus, and the Jefferson County chapter of the National Organization for Women. Includes campaign materials for female candidates for local and state offices from the late 1990s.
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of the League of Women Voters of Louisville/Jefferson County from 1920 to 1980 and includes organizational records, program files, minutes and proceedings from conventions and general councils, publications, photographs, and ephemera.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents 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,...
Dates: 1975-1981, 1987-1995
Scope and Contents The majority of this collection documents her legal career in Louisville, in addition to her professional and civic affiliations. A small portion of the collection illustrates her college years. The correspondence is arranged in reverse chronological order and the remainder of the collection has been left in the order created by Westerfield's office.Five linear feet depict her extensive efforts as co-chair of the committee to investigate gender fairness in Kentucky. The task force...