This collection contains the papers of Linda May, a Houston feminist activist who coordinated numerous national and global women’s conferences and represented the American Jewish Coalition at the 1985 and 1995 United Nations’ NGO Conference on Women. The series are arranged by organizational or institutional affiliation, and each contains photos, correspondence, press clippings, and literature. Linda May also has a book collection with Special Collections. For separated books, see Separated Materials note.
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Linda May, a writer and feminist political activist, was most active between 1970 and 2000. She attended the 1985 and 1995 United Nations NGO Conferences on Women in Nairobi and Beijing. She also served as a coordinator and speaker at the 1977 National Women’s Conference in Houston, Texas. Linda represented the American Jewish Coalition at numerous national and global women’s conferences, and was involved with many anti-domestic violence organizations in the Houston area throughout her career.
Acquired on April 9, 2015.
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