Author Archives: Guy Conn

Part III: Mrs. America, Schlafly’s Georgia Lieutenant, and the Fight for Housewives

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“So what’s interesting is that I got elected as a mom — motherhood and apple pie. [Then I] came down to the legislature and before I knew it, I was Cathey Steinem! I wasn’t Cathey Steinberg, I was Cathey Steinem. … Continue reading

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Part II: Mrs. America and the Georgia Fight over ERA Ratification

This April, we were scheduled to debut the exhibit ERA: Absolutely Yes in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Women’s Collections at Georgia State. While postponement of the exhibit and panel discussion has happened, conversation on the history of the Equal Rights Amendment … Continue reading

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TV Show Mrs. America and 25 Years of Women’s Collections at GSU!

This April, we were scheduled to debut the exhibit ERA: Absolutely Yes in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Women’s Collections at GSU. While that exhibit and the opening panel discussion have been postponed, the history of the Equal Rights Amendment has been widely discussed in … Continue reading

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Fighting for Lady Liberty Exhibit Showcases Local History and Current Fight for the Equal Rights Amendment

In commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Women’s Collections in GSU’s archives, we’re pleased to feature a special exhibit on the history of the Equal Rights Amendment. Continue reading

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Graduate Student Creates New Arrangements for Unpublished Johnny Mercer Songs

As part of the Rialto Series, The Georgia State University Library will be hosting a Johnny Mercer Tribute Concert on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm at the Rialto Center for the Arts in downtown Atlanta. South African trumpet … Continue reading

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Archivist share their knowledge and advice during a new Oral History Project Planning 101 workshop

“An oral history interview generally consists of a well-prepared interviewer questioning an interviewee and recording their exchange in audio or video format.” -Donald Ritchie, Doing Oral History Oral histories can include official interviews with important figures. They can include family … Continue reading

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