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Bolton, Elaine Hazleton
Elaine Hazleton Bolton papers
3 linear ft. in
Elaine Hazleton Bolton worked as a
political activist in support of ERA ratification and began her political
activism in the late 1970's by working as a legislative aid to Senator Virginia
Shapard. The Elaine Hazleton Bolton Papers includes file documenting the Polly
Bergen / National Business Council for the Equal Rights campaign, a necklace,
two pinback buttons, a t-shirt and two scarves.
Scope and Content of the Papers
The Elaine Hazleton Bolton Papers includes a file documenting actress
and businesswoman Polly Bergen's Equal Rights Amendment campaign, sponsored by
the League of Women Voters' National Business Council for the Equal Rights
Amendment. Artifacts and textiles are comprised of a necklace, two pinback
buttons, two scarves and a t-shirt
Biography of Elaine Hazleton Bolton
Elaine Hazleton Bolton was born in 1942 in Washington, D.C. She
revceived her B.A. from the University of Puget Sound in Takoma, Washington,
and her M.Ed. from the University of Georgia. Bolton has worked as a
cryptographer for the Department of Defense, and in education, as a technology
specialist, teacher and assistant principal. She was the founding director of
the Program Challenge Center for gifted students (grades kindergarten through
5th grade), as well as the coordinator of the gifted education program for
Griffin Spalding Schools, Griffin, Georgia. Additionally, Bolton’s
professional involvement in education included serving as the president and
treasurer of the Georgia Association for Gifted Children.
As well as being active in community organizations such as the Utility
Club, the Griffin Area Arts Alliance, and the Governor's Advisory Committee on
Volunteer Services, Bolton has also worked as a political activist in support
of ERA ratification, beginning her political activism in the late 1970's by
working as a legislative aid to Senator Virginia Shapard. By 1981, she was
serving as the president of the League of Women Voters of Georgia. Bolton
founded the Griffin, Georgia chapter of the LWV of Georgia and served as
Chapter president, from 1998-1999. From 2000-2002, she was the Executive
Director of the Macon Heritage Foundation, an historic preservation and
neighborhood revitalization, non-profit organization in Macon, GA.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in the
Georgia State University Library online catalog (GIL). Researchers desiring
materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog
using these headings.
Bergen, Polly, 1930-
Bolton, Elaine Hazleton,
League of Women Voters--National Business Council for the
Equal Rights Amendment.
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[after identification of item(s)], Elaine Hazleton Bolton papers,
W039, Donna Novak Coles Georgia Women's Movement Archives. Special Collections
and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.
Gift of Elaine Hazleton Bolton via Diane Fowlkes, 1999; Gift of Elaine
Hazleton Bolton, 2003.
Processed by E. Lee Elzroth, January 2000, updated by Jacinta Godwin