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
National Organization for Women Toledo, Ohio & National Chapter Records, 1972-2004
Olive A. Colton Collection, 1867-1961
Center for Women’s Concerns Records, 1980-2004
Business and Professional Women/Toledo Records, 1920-1997
Betty Morais Papers, 1976-2004
Naomi Twining Collection, 1940s-1990s
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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
National Organization for Women Toledo, Ohio & National Chapter Records, 1972-2004
Olive A. Colton Collection, 1867-1961
Center for Women’s Concerns Records, 1980-2004
Business and Professional Women/Toledo Records, 1920-1997
Betty Morais Papers, 1976-2004
Naomi Twining Collection, 1940s-1990s

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University of Toledo
Toledo, Ohio, United States