Women's Rights

This chapter documents the Women’s Rights Movement from the fight for a woman’s right to vote in the 1840s to the second wave of feminism during the post-World War II era and the ongoing demand for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment. Other activist efforts included helping to pass legislation to protect rape survivors, pregnant working women, and equal education opportunities. Collections represented in this exhibit include:
Toledo Woman’s Suffrage Association Records, 1903-1927 [<a href="https://utdr.utoledo.edu/islandora/object/utoledo%3Atoledo-womans-suffrage" target="_self" title="Access the digital collection">DIGITAL COLLECTION</a>]
National Organization for Women Toledo, Ohio &amp; National Chapter Records, 1972-2004 [<a href="https://utdr.utoledo.edu/islandora/object/utoledo%3Atnow" target="_self" title="Access the digital collection">DIGITAL COLLECTION</a>]
Olive A. Colton Collection, 1867-1961 [<a href="https://utdr.utoledo.edu/islandora/object/utoledo%3Aocolton" target="_self" title="Access the digital collection">DIGITAL COLLECTION</a>]
Center for Women’s Concerns Records, 1980-2004 [<a href="https://www.utoledo.edu/library/canaday/findingaids1/MSS-210.pdf" target="_blank" title="Access the finding aid to explore the collection">FINDING AID</a>]
Business and Professional Women/Toledo Records, 1920-1997 [<a href="https://utdr.utoledo.edu/islandora/object/utoledo%3Abusprowtol" target="_self" title="Access the digital collection">DIGITAL COLLECTION</a>]
Betty Morais Papers, 1976-2004 [<a href="https://www.utoledo.edu/library/canaday/findingaids1/MSS-183.pdf" target="_blank" title="Access the finding aid to explore the collection">FINDING AID</a>]
Naomi Twining Collection, 1940s-1990s [<a href="https://www.utoledo.edu/library/canaday/findingaids1/MSS-216.pdf" target="_blank" title="Access the finding aid to explore the collection">FINDING AID</a>]
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Abstract/Description: This chapter documents the Women’s Rights Movement from the fight for a woman’s right to vote in the 1840s to the second wave of feminism during the post-World War II era and the ongoing demand for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment. Other activist efforts included helping to pass legislation to protect rape survivors, pregnant working women, and equal education opportunities. Collections represented in this exhibit include:

Toledo Woman’s Suffrage Association Records, 1903-1927 [DIGITAL COLLECTION]
National Organization for Women Toledo, Ohio & National Chapter Records, 1972-2004 [DIGITAL COLLECTION]
Olive A. Colton Collection, 1867-1961 [DIGITAL COLLECTION]
Center for Women’s Concerns Records, 1980-2004 [FINDING AID]
Business and Professional Women/Toledo Records, 1920-1997 [DIGITAL COLLECTION]
Betty Morais Papers, 1976-2004 [FINDING AID]
Naomi Twining Collection, 1940s-1990s [FINDING AID]

NEXT EXHIBIT: Civil Rights
Subject(s):
University of Toledo -- Students
Toledo, Ohio, United States

University of Toledo
Women
Politics and Government
Labor
Travel
Collectors and Collecting
Social Life and Customs
Religion and Philosophy
Businesss and Commerce
Civic Interests
Social Welfare
Crime and Criminals
African-Americans
Medicine and Health