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Helen Frye papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Helen Frye was born in Klamath Falls, Oregon in 1930. She earned her B.A. in English in 1953, her M.A. in Education in 1961, and her J.D. in 1966, all from the University of Oregon. After earning her M.A. she taught high school English; after earning her law degree she joined her husband, William Frye, in private legal practice. After five years in private practice, Frye became a judge for Oregon Circuit Court's second district (Lane County). In 1980, Frye was appointed by President Carter as the first female judge for the U.S. District Court of Oregon. After 15 years as U.S. District Court judge, Frye began working part-time as a senior judge in 1995. She retired years later. Frye died on April 21, 2011 and is survived by her four children, five grandchildren and one great grandchild.
 
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Edith Green papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:This collection consists of papers compiled by Edith Green during her service as the Representative for the 3rd District of the State of Oregon in the United States House of Representatives (1955-1974), and includes correspondence, committee and subcommittee files, bills and hearings, and scrapbooks and reports. It represents Mrs. Green's active role in the Democratic Party, including support of presidential candidates John and Robert Kennedy, and her many years as a champion for education, civil rights, fair labor practices, and gender equity, and the important legislation that she shepherded through Congress.
 
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Janet Marshall Stevenson papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Author Janet Marshall Stevenson (1913- ) has made contributions as a writer of civil rights, the women's movement and the arts. This collection contains manuscripts, holographs and photographs of her many short stories, articles and books; within this collection are research items and family papers associated with her biography of Robert W. Kenny, an influential liberal that championed the rights of several of the "Hollywood 10" before the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC).

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