NETWORK, DISTRICT 1
The records (donor no. 704) were donated by Beverly Hannon in 2000.
The papers are open for research.
Four audiocassettes shelved in audiocassette collection [AC877-AC880].
Copyright held by the donor has been transferred
Emily Broeckling, 2003 [DAWN.doc] .
After the November election in 1992,
a group of politically concerned women met in
The Democratic Activist Women’s
Network (DAWN) was created for the purpose of recruiting, educating, supporting
and helping to elect Democratic women to public office in
DAWN is structured to correspond to
Scope and Content Note
The Administrative records series comprises official documents of
The Candidates series contains information about the candidates selected by DAWN and dates from 1989-1997. This series includes the candidate application packet, campaign brochures featuring DAWN-endorsed candidates, records of the candidate recommendation committee, documents from the Center for the American Woman and Politics (CAWP) Forum for women legislators, district maps, and information regarding women in elected positions.
The Publicity series encompasses public relations, the media, and community events and dates from 1981-1997. This series includes documents from the annual meeting, advertisements for community events, literature from a media workshop, DAWN newsletters, newspaper clippings, a directory of members of the Professional Women’s Network, and records from the statewide town meeting. The newspaper clippings have been subdivided according to topic: clippings relating to abortion, clippings about DAWN-endorsed candidates, miscellaneous clippings, and clippings of prospective DAWN members and candidates.
The Photographs series includes snapshots of
The Jo Ann Zimmerman papers and Beverly Hannon papers contain DAWN records.
Box no. Description
Contacts, 1988-1994 and undated
Mailing lists, 1992-1994 and undated
Meeting agendas, 1993-1996
Meeting minutes, 1993-1995
Miscellaneous, 1991-1996 and undated
Organizational structure and legal status, 1993-1994
Volunteers, 1993 and undated
Application packet, 1994
Campaign literature, 1990, 1993-1994 and 1997
Candidate recommendation committee, 1993-1994 and 1996
Center for the American Woman and Politics, 1990-1991
District maps, 1991 and 1993
Women in elected positions
1989-1996 and undated
KSUI radio interview of Minnette Doderer and Suzanne Schenken
by Lois Cox, 1995 [shelved in audiocassette collection AC877]
Joycelyn Elders news report [shelved in audiocassette collection
Annual meeting, 1993-1995
Media workshop, 1981, 1986, 1992 and undated
DAWN News, 1993-1996
Other newsletters, 1984-1996
Candidates, 1992-1996 and undated
1994-1996 and undated
1994-1996 and undated
Professional women’s network, 1993
Statewide town meeting, 1993
Workshop: abortion legislation in the 1990s [shelved in audiocassette
collection AC878], undated