Governors' Papers Related to Women's Issues, 1904-1984

Washington Governor's Mansion.
This collection documents contacts between the Governor's Office, women, and women’s organizations, regarding women’s issues, women’s suffrage, women's rights, and comparable worth. It includes correspondence, legislation, proclamations, reports, newspaper clippings, booklets, information on comparable worth, and information from the Governor’s Commission on the Status of Women, the Interagency Committee on State Employed Women, and the Women's Council. Digital materials come from the papers of Governor Albert E. Mead (1905-1908), Governor Albert D. Rossellini (1957-1965), and Governor Dixy Lee Ray (1977-1981).