Audiotape collection of the National Women's Conference, 1977
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Copying. Audiotapes may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
Series I, OPENING CEREMONIES, RESOLUTIONS, AND DISARMAMENT DISCUSSION (#1-9), includes recordings of opening speeches, debates, and voting on resolutions; and a panel discussion on women's role in disarmament talks.
Series II, DISTINGUISHED WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT LECTURES (#10-42), contains recordings of lectures by women in executive positions within federal and state governments.
Heated debates ensued over the Equal Rights Amendment, reproductive rights, child care funding, sexual orientation, and the rights of disabled, minority and aging women. There was also a lengthy discussion about disarmament, and a series of lectures by women in high-ranking government positions such as chair of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Assistant Secretary for the United States Department of Commerce, and head of the Environmental Protection Agency.
- Series I.OPENING CEREMONIES, RESOLUTIONS, AND DISARMAMENT DISCUSSION (#1-9)
- Series II. DISTINGUISHED WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT LECTURES (#10-42)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These audiotapes were purchased by the Schlesinger Library in 1978.
By: Melissa Dollman
- Civic leaders--United States
- Equal pay for equal work--United States
- Equal rights amendments--United States
- Feminism--United States
- Feminists--United States
- International Women's Year, 1975
- Sex discrimination against women--United States
- Women government executives--United States.
- Women in the civil service--United States
- Women political activists--United States
- Women's rights--United States--Congresses
- Women--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States
- Women--Political activity--United States
- National Women's Conference. Audiotape collection of the National Women's Conference, 1977: A Finding Aid
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