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Kerin Scianna Rodgers Papers (MS-00390)

Abstract

The Kerin Scianna Rodgers Papers (1974-1986) consist of article clippings, memorandums, Democratic voting advertisements, election plans, 1986 list of primary candidates, and personal notes. Also included are district court cases, correspondence, and election day instructions.

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Date
1974 - 1986
Extent
2.25 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Resource Type
Papers
Related People/Corporations
Access Note

Collection is open for research.

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Scope and Contents Note

The Kerin Scianna Rodgers Papers consist of article clippings, memorandums, Democratic voting advertisements, election plans, 1986 list of primary candidates, and personal notes. It also includes copies of district court cases such as Democratic National Committee v. Republican National Committee and letters from officials she supported such as Nevada Supreme Court Justice Charles Springer, U.S Senate Candidate Maya Miller, Senator Howard W. Cannon, and Justice of the Peace Robert Miller. Documents from the Get Out The Vote (GOTV) campaign and detailed election day instructions are also included.

Biographical / Historical Note

Political activist Kerin Scianna Rodgers was born on March 14, 1936. She aided the Democratic party with campaigning in Nevada for state positions from 1974 through 1986. Rodgers worked with Flora Dungan as her campaign chairperson and served as the President of the Women’s Democratic Club of Clark County. She was successful in her campaign for University Regent District E and held a position on the Nevada Democratic Central Committee. She helped support Democrats in state elections and was involved with Get Out The Vote (GOTV), a movement dedicated to increasing voter turnout. Rodgers also owned a nightclub called Gypsy.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged alphabetically.

Related Collections

The following resources may provide additional information related to the materials in this collection:

Rodgers, Kerin. Interview, 2011 August16. OH-01582. Voices of the Historic John S. Park Neighborhood Oral History Project. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Rodgers, Kerin. Interview, 1998 February 02. OH-01583. Las Vegas Gay Archives Oral History Project. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Preferred Citation

Kerin Scianna Rodgers Papers, 1974-1986. MS-00390. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

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US::NvLN::MS00390
Acquisition Note

Materials were donated in 1997 by Kerin Scianna Rodgers; accession number 97-8.

Processing Note

Materials were processed by Alyssa Maldonado in 2016.

Separated Materials

The books that were acquired as part of this collection have been cataloged and described individually in the University Library's catalog.

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