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Gretchen Kafoury Papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Detailed Description

General Politics

Women's Rights

Equal Rights Alliance (ERA)

Campaigns and Elections

Legislature

Press

Special

Oversized



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Collection Overview

Title: Gretchen Kafoury Papers, 1968-1998Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1971-1975

ID: SC/2006.1

Primary Creator: Kafoury, Gretchen M. (1942-)

Extent: 13.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

The arrangement of the collection reflects Kafoury’s original order, which varies between chronological and topical; loose material has been organized topically.

The series for this collection are General Politics (2 boxes), Women’s Rights (3 boxes) , Equal Rights Alliance (1 box) ,

Campaigns and Elections (1 box), Legislature (2 boxes), Press (1 box), Special (1 box), Oversized (1 box).

Date Acquired: 08/03/2006

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Topically, the Gretchen Kafoury Papers Collection is comprised largely of material from her time at the National Organization for Women (NOW), the Equal Rights Association (ERA) and the Oregon Women’s Political Caucus (OWPC). There is also material pertaining to campaigns and elections, including political ephemera from the 1968 and 1972 presidential campaigns, Betty Roberts' 1974 U.S. Senate race, and materials relating to the Oregon State Legislature from 1970-1981.

The printed matter of this collection includes artwork, canvassing materials, correspondence, handwritten notes, invitations, legislative bills, lobbyist forms, maps, meeting notices, newsletters, newspaper articles, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, postcards, programs, reference materials, and reports.

Biographical Note

Gretchen Kafoury was born in Walla Walla, WA. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Whitman College in 1963.

Post graduation she served in the Peace Corps from 1964 to 1966 in Iran. On returning to Portland in 1966 she began teaching English as a Second Language courses at Grant High School and then at Portland State University until 1971.

Throughout the late 1960s and early 1970s she volunteered for numerous political activities; including: Robert Kennedy's presidential campaign, Wayne Morse's 1968 Senate, and Betty Roberts’ 1974 gubernatorial campaign. She was a founding member of Oregon NOW in 1970 as well as the Oregon Women's Political Caucus in 1971.

Kafoury political career began with her election to the Oregon State House of Representatives from 1977 to 1982. From 1985 to 1990 she sat on the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners, and was then elected City Commissioner for Portland in 1991 and served there until 1998.

From 1999 until her retirement in 2008, Kafoury taught at Portland State University's Hatfield School of Government.


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: General Politics],
[Series 2: Women's Rights],
[Series 3: Equal Rights Alliance (ERA)],
[Series 4: Campaigns and Elections],
[Series 5: Legislature],
[Series 6: Press],
[Series 7: Special],
[Series 8: Oversized],
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Series 1: General PoliticsAdd to your cart.
Box 1: 1971-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 1: EnergyAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Equal RightsAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Gay Rights, 1975-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 4: MarijuanaAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: PrisonsAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Public HealthAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: RedistrictingAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: School Funding, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Social SecurityAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: VietnamAdd to your cart.
See also oversized box
Folder 11: VietnamAdd to your cart.
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Folder 12: 1971. November-December (bulk Demoforum)Add to your cart.
Folder 13: 1972. JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: 1972. April. (bulk Mink campaign)Add to your cart.
Folder 15: 1972. April. (bulk Mink campaign)Add to your cart.
Folder 16: 1972. April. (bulk Mink campaign)Add to your cart.
Folder 17: 1972. April. (bulk Mink campaign)Add to your cart.
Folder 18: 1972. June-September. (bulk OCL, Fish, Women’s Rights, Campaigns)Add to your cart.
Folder 19: 1972. June-September. (bulk OCL, Fish, Women’s Rights, Campaigns)Add to your cart.
Folder 20: 1972. October-November. (bulk OCL, Vietnam, 4-C Council)Add to your cart.
Folder 21: 1972. October-November. (bulk OCL, Vietnam, 4-C Council)Add to your cart.
Folder 22: 1972. DecemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 24: 1973. JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: 1973. FebruaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: 1973. MarchAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: 1973. April (bulk Women’s Rights)Add to your cart.
Folder 28: 1973. April (bulk Women’s Rights)Add to your cart.
Folder 29: 1973. April (bulk Women’s Rights)Add to your cart.
Folder 30: 1973. October (bulk campaigns, OCL)Add to your cart.
Folder 31: 1973. November-DecemberAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 1973. Kafoury PressAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: 1974. January. (bulk Women’s Rights, IWY, Tri-Country Community  Council)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: 1974. January. (bulk Women’s Rights, IWY, Tri-Country Community  Council)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: 1974. MayAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: 1974.AugustAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: 1974.August-November. (7: bulk campaigns)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: 1974.August-November. (7: bulk campaigns)Add to your cart.
Folder 8: 1974.August-November. (7: bulk campaigns)Add to your cart.
Folder 9: 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 10: 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Meeting NotesAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Meeting NotesAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Meeting NotesAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Meeting ProgramsAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: ActionAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: AFSC, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 17: American Christian Liberties UnionAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Child and Family Justice ProgramAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Coalition for Human Needs and Budget PrioritiesAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Common CauseAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: Confederation of Provider Agencies Metropolitan Area 4-C CouncilAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Democratic Party Central Committee, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Demoforum, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 24: FishAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: Irvington SchoolsAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Legal AidAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Multnomah Monthly Meeting of FriendsAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Northwest Defense Fund, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 29: No Sales Tax League, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Oregon Consumer LeagueAdd to your cart.
Folder 31: Oregon Nurses AssociationAdd to your cart.
Folder 32: Peace Corp, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Southern ConferenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 34: Tri-County United Good NeighborsAdd to your cart.
Folder 35: World Affairs Conference, June 22-28, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 36: World Affairs Conference, June 22-28, 1969Add to your cart.
Series 2: Women's RightsAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: General. 1972. JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: General. 1972. September-DecemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: General. 1973. JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: General. 1973. May-JulyAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: General. 1973. OctoberAdd to your cart.
bulk ACLU
Folder 6: General. 1973. OctoberAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: General. 1973. November-DecemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: General. 1974. January-MayAdd to your cart.
bulk Abortion
Folder 9: General. 1974. January-MayAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: General. 1974. January-MayAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: General. 1974. June-JulyAdd to your cart.
bulk NOW
Folder 12: General. 1974. AugustAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: General. 1974. SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: General. 1974. October-DecemberAdd to your cart.
bulk NOW
Folder 15: General. 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 16: General. 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 17: General. 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 18: General. 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 19: General. 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 20: General. 1977Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: AbortionAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Child CareAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Abortion Information Referral Service (AIRS)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: National Commission on the Observation of International Women’s  Year (IWY)Add to your cart.
Folder 5: IWY. HoustonAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: IWY. Washington D.C.Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Jane Jefferson (Democratic Women’s Club)Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Jane Jefferson (Democratic Women’s Club)Add to your cart.
Folder 9: National Organization for Women (NOW). Chapter HistoryAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: NOW.“Here This” PublicationAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: NOW, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 12: NOW, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 13: NOW, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 14: NOW, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 15: NOW, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 16: NOW, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 17: NOW, 1974Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: NOW, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 2: NOW. GeneralAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: NOW. GeneralAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Oregon Women’s Political Caucus (OWPC), June-August, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 5: OWPC, September-November, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 6: OWPC. National Convention, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 7: OWPC. National Convention, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 8: OWPC. MiscAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: OWPC. OversizedAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Portland Women’s Conference (PWC)Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Women’s Rights Project-ACLU (WRP)Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Women’s Rights Project-ACLU (WRP)Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Women’s Rights Project-ACLU (WRP)Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Misc Women’s Rights GroupsAdd to your cart.
Series 3: Equal Rights Alliance (ERA)Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Series 1: ERA. General, 1972Add to your cart.
Series 2: ERA. House of Representatives, 1973Add to your cart.
Series 3: ERA. Senate, 1973Add to your cart.
Series 4: ERA. Literature, 1973Add to your cart.
Series 5: ERA. Press, 1973Add to your cart.
Series 6: ERA. Anti-ERA Literature, 1973Add to your cart.
Series 7: ERA, 1974Add to your cart.
Series 8: ERA, 1974Add to your cart.
Series 9: ERA. BillsAdd to your cart.
Series 10: ERA. BillsAdd to your cart.
Series 11: ERA. BillsAdd to your cart.
Series 12: ERA. BillsAdd to your cart.
Series 13: ERA. MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Series 4: Campaigns and ElectionsAdd to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Series 1: General. Democratic PartyAdd to your cart.
Series 2: Campaigns. Humphrey for President, 1968Add to your cart.
Series 3: Campaigns. Humphrey for President, 1968Add to your cart.
Series 4: Campaigns. Kafoury, Gretchen for Oregon State Representative, 1978Add to your cart.
Series 5: Campaigns. McGovern for President, 1972Add to your cart.
Series 6: Campaigns. Mink for President, 1972Add to your cart.
Series 7: Campaigns. Betty Roberts for U.S. Senate, 1974Add to your cart.
Series 8: Campaigns. Betty Roberts for U.S. Senate, 1974Add to your cart.
Series 9: Campaigns. Betty Roberts for U.S. Senate, 1974Add to your cart.
Series 10: Campaigns. Betty Roberts for U.S. Senate, 1974Add to your cart.
Series 11: Campaigns. Betty Roberts for U.S. Senate, 1974Add to your cart.
Series 12: Campaigns. Stevenson for Labor Commissioner, 1974Add to your cart.
Series 13: Campaigns. MiscAdd to your cart.
Series 14: Elections, 1968Add to your cart.
Series 15: Elections. Poll Watching, 1968Add to your cart.
Series 16: Elections, 1970Add to your cart.
Series 17: Elections, 1970Add to your cart.
Series 18: Elections, 1972Add to your cart.
Series 19: Elections, 1973Add to your cart.
Series 20: Elections, 1978Add to your cart.
Series 21: Elections, 1980sAdd to your cart.
Series 5: LegislatureAdd to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Legislation, 1970-1971Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Legislation. Day Care, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Legislation, 1973Add to your cart.
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Folder 4: Legislation. Women’s, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Legislation, February, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Legislation, February, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Legislation, March, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Legislation, April-May, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Legislation. Legislative Council Drafts, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Legislation, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Consumer League Witness StatementsAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Women in Legislature, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Correspondence (BEU), 1977-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Bills, 1971Add to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Bills, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Bills, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Bills, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Bills, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Bills, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Bills, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Bills, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Bills, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Bills for Signature, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Measure Summaries, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Women’s Credit Bill (2116), 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Women’s Credit Bill (2116), 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Women’s Credit Bill (2116), 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Legislature. Bills., 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Legislature. Bills, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Gay Rights Bill, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Legislature. MiscAdd to your cart.
Series 6: PressAdd to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 1: AnalysisAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: ACLU NewsAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: The American LegislatorAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: The Changing WomenAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Child Care CommunityAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: The Community PressAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Gresham OutlookAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: The National ObserverAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Oregon JournalAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Oregon Labor PressAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: The Oregon StatesmenAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Oregon TimesAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: OregonianAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: OregonianAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: The OSEA NewsAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Ospirg ImpactAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Peace and FreedomAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Portland ObserverAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: ProgressAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Quaker Service BulletinAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: The Southern PatriotAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Sun ShineAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: SpokeswomanAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Unknown ClippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: VanguardAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Willamette WeekAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Women’s PressAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Women’s Rights Law ReporterAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: Women TodayAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: Miscellaneous  PressAdd to your cart.
Series 7: SpecialAdd to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Series 1: Interview, 1995Add to your cart.
Series 2: Children’s ArtworkAdd to your cart.
Series 3: Correspondence. Gretchen KafouryAdd to your cart.
Series 4: Correspondence. OtherAdd to your cart.
Series 5: Correspondence. OtherAdd to your cart.
Series 6: Demoforum Consumer Protection Legislation: Lobbyist’s Reference BookAdd to your cart.
Series 7: Lobbyist Notebook, 1973Add to your cart.
Series 8: Notes (hand written)Add to your cart.
Series 9: Oregon Congressional Districts Maps, 1971Add to your cart.
Series 10: PhotosAdd to your cart.
Series 11: Whitman CollegeAdd to your cart.
Series 12: MisAdd to your cart.
Series 8: OversizedAdd to your cart.
Box 13: Oversized BoxAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: General Politics. EnvironmentAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: General Politics. VietnamAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: General Politics. Irvington Community AssociationAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: General Politics. Legislative Action CenterAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: General Politics. Tri-Country New PoliticsAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: General Politics. Waverly Children’s HomeAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Legislation, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Press. Congressional NewslettersAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Press. Government PublicationsAdd to your cart.

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[Series 1: General Politics],
[Series 2: Women's Rights],
[Series 3: Equal Rights Alliance (ERA)],
[Series 4: Campaigns and Elections],
[Series 5: Legislature],
[Series 6: Press],
[Series 7: Special],
[Series 8: Oversized],
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