Box 20 Folder 3

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This folder contains correspondence from Brevard County NOW, West Brevard NOW and Central Brevard County NOW from 1973-1980. The content of this folder follows Box 2.[1]


Correspondence folders contain a great deal of information which

Stated plainly in 1973 by the Florida NOW state coordinator, a position which makes sure that local chapters operate in accordance to state chapter rules, that the oversight is loose. Karen Coolman explains that in her experience, "...most feminists shy away from "structured" stuff. The purpose of the statement is manly to keep us legal - a formality."[2] The leadership during this time was hands-off in that it required the new chapters to adhere to a set of general guidelines, but "each chapter works out their own best way for doing things."[2]

Document list


  1. "A Guide to the Records of the Florida National Organization for Women." George A. Smathers University. Retrieved 20 Jun. 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Box 20 Folder 3 Document 1 p. 1