On July 12, 1984, nearly thirty years ago, Walter Mondale, the leading Democratic presidential candidate, announced that he had chosen Representative Geraldine Ferraro of New York as his running mate. Ferraro, a daughter of Italian immigrants, had previously gained notoriety as a vocal advocate of women's rights in Congress.
Visit Special Collections and explore the many manuscript collections related to “Women and Politics.” Here are just a few.
Sue Myrick Papers
Laura Frech Papers
Gladys Avery Tillett Collection
Minnie Stowe Puett Collection