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North Dakota Coordinating Council for the Equal Rights Amendment Records

Collection Overview

Title: North Dakota Coordinating Council for the Equal Rights Amendment Records

Predominant Dates:1973-1975

ID: OGLMC/289

Extent: 4.0 Linear Feet

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The North Dakota Coordinating Council for the Equal Rights Amendment (CCERA) Records consist of material related to the campaign to ensure ratification in North Dakota. Newsletters, pamphlets and press releases created by CCERA, as well as material produced by groups and organizations affiliated with CCERA, are included.  Other documents including meeting minutes, newspaper and periodical clippings, correspondence, and lobbying material are also part of the collection.

Administrative Information

Accruals: Additional material was donated in 1987 (Acc.87-1505).

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Method: Donated by Donna Chalimonczyk, Fargo, North Dakota, in April 1975 and June 1981 (Acc.81-777).

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). North Dakota Coordinating Council for the Equal Rights Amendment Records.  OGLMC 239, Box #, Folder #.  Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid migrated to Archon in April 2014.

Other URL: http://library.und.edu/holdings.php?id=ODIN_ALEPH000944247


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: General correspondence: 1973-1977Add to your cart.
Folder 2: CCERA correspondence: 1974-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Constituent correspondence: 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence to the Legislature regarding ERA: 1974-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Miscellaneous correspondence: September 1974-February 1975 (mostly that of Donna Chalimonczyk)Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Letters for Senate Judiciary and Donna ChalimonczykAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Personal messages to Donna ChalimonczykAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Financial material: 1974-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 9: CCERA financial statement: February 22, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Organizational meeting minutes: May 11, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Board meeting minutes, memos to board members, questionnaire: May-December 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Petitions for ERA: 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Petitions for referendum: March 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Poll of legislature and legislative candidates on ERA: 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Profiles of North Dakota legislators: 1974-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Strategy: 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 17: CCERA survey: 1972-1977Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Successful candidate surveys: 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Unsuccessful candidate surveys: 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Testifier: 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 21: True/False Questionnaire: 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 22: You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby (true/false informational survey): July 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 23: ERA promotional material from various national groupsAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: ERA coalitions in other states: May 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Groups in favor of or opposed to ERA: November 1974-January 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Men for ERA, mailing and membership lists: undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: CCERA Newsletter: June 1974-February 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Various newsletters from political groups in North Dakota, 1974-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 29: The Greeter (Bismarck promotional magazine): March 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 30: The ERA--News and Views: March 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 31: ND Now: 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Newsletters from other states regarding ERA: 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Federal and state labor bulletins: 1972-1973Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Examples of Pro-ERA form letters: 1974-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Miscellaneous notes taken down during the debate surrounding ERAAdd to your cart.
Folder 36: Notes on potential pro-ERA lobbyists: October 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 37: ERA supporting documents, including campaign strategy and ERA Coloring Book: undatedAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Donna Chalimonczyk’s Calls Diary: September 1974-January 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Pro-ERA pamphlets: undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: American Psychiatric Association statement on ERA: 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Citizen’s Advisory Council on the Status of Women: undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Commission on the Status of Women: 1974-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 6: CCERA meeting minutes and newsletters: 1974-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 7: CCERA press release: February 22, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 8: 1974 ERA Ratification Council NewsletterAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Memos, press releases and newsletters from the League of Women Voters: 1973-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Lobbying and campaigning materials from League of Women Voters: 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Montana ERA materials: 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Newsletters from National Commission on the Observance of International’s Women’s Year: 1977-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 13: North Dakota Council of Churches: 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Press releases from the CCERA Regional Coordinators: 1974-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Women in Politics workshop: September 22-23, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Women’s Coalition: 1974-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 17: CCERA Resource File: 1974-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Arguments for and against ERA: March 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 19: ERA bibliography: June 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 20: The Constitution Study Group of North Dakota Inc. Bulletin: November 21, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions from Seneca Falls Convention, July 19, 1848Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Miscellaneous articles, papers and pamphlets regarding ERAAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Miscellaneous flyers regarding ERAAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: CCERA Guidelines for presenting information to the mediaAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: ERA Handbook: undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Press release: ERA History in North Dakota: November 26, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 27: RSVPs to March 22, 1975 CCERA meetingAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Issues of various publications by the League of Women Voters and the AFL-CIO containing articles on ERA: 1972, 1974-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Legislative Handbook for North Dakota Legislators and Employees: 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Press release: N.D. Labor Laws and the Equal Rights Amendment: January 17, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Miscellaneous information regarding lobbyingAdd to your cart.
Folder 32: Memorabilia (2 napkins): undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 33: Press release: Military Concerns Regarding the Equal Rights Amendment: December 10, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 34: ERA-Montana: 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Miscellaneous material from the National Organization for Women: 1974-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Press releases: May-November 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 37: ERA pamphlets published by the North Dakota Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, 1974-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Publicity material: undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 39: Public relations material: 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Press release: Religious and Biblical Concepts of the Equal Rights Amendment: January 19, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Reprints of the Journal of the Senate and The Journal of the House (North Dakota) which relate to ERA: January-February 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Press release: Social Security Legislation Affected by the Equal Rights Amendment: January 1, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Speaker’s Bureau: 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 44: How-to material relating to effective public speaking: undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 45: Press release: Support and Custody Laws Possibly Affected by Equal Right Amendment: January 15, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Agenda, RSVP for ERA Task Force Meeting: May 11, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 47: Material related to Women’s Equality Day in North Dakota: August 26, 1973 and 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 48: Correspondence from the Women’s Resource and Development Center, Grand Forks: 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 49: Workshop registration forms: 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 50: Miscellaneous newsletters, newspapers and periodicals related to ERA: September 1974-January 1975Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Pro-ERA publications, bumper stickers, and correspondence: August 1974 December 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Selection from Sydney J. Harris, People and How to Deal with Them: undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Marcia Niemann, Letter to the Editor: January 16, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Material related to Phyllis Schlafly, ERA opponent: 1974-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Judy Syfers, I Want a Wife: 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Pro-ERA advertisements and leaflets: October 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Newspaper clippings regarding sexual discrimination: 1973-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Newspaper clippings, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Miscellaneous newspaper and magazine articles regarding ERA: July-August 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Newspaper clippings: 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Newspaper clippings: 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Paula Johnson, Opposition to the ERA: the Role of American Extremists: Paper presented at the 88th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, 1980Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: League of Women Voters, news releases: 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 2: North Dakota Newspaper Clippings: October 26-December 29, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 3: North Dakota Newspaper Clippings: January 1-January 15, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 4: North Dakota Newspaper Clippings: January 6-January 22, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 5: North Dakota Newspaper Clippings: January 23-January 27, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 6: North Dakota Newspaper Clippings: January 28-January 31, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 7: North Dakota Newspaper Clippings: February 1-December 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 8: North Dakota Newspaper Clippings: 1976-1979Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: CCERA Correspondence: 1972-March 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 2: CCERA Correspondence: April 1975-1977Add to your cart.
Folder 3: CCERA Correspondence: 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 4: CCERA Correspondence: January 1979-March 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence of George Conitz, opponent of ERA: 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Pro-ERA papers, pamphlets and publications: 1975-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Anti-ERA publications: 1975Add to your cart.