Box 21 Folder 1

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According to the collection Finding Aid document, this folder contains chapter correspondence and newsletters from Fort Lauderdale NOW in 1975.[1]

Overview

This folder shows a crucial shift in chapters in the area. The charter of East Broward NOW "was pulled by the state of Florida" in January 1975[2] because of censorship by Florida NOW.[3] Document 6 contains more information about this transition and the new chapter convening of Fort Lauderdale NOW in 1975.

An interesting anecdote involves a woman who was positively impacted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in 1975. In a newsletter editorial, Jean Wonser explains that she was given an interview with the Division of Corrections in St. Lucie County, Florida "as a result of ... charges filed" by the EEOC in the previous year.[4]

Document list

References

  1. "A Guide to the Records of the Florida National Organization for Women." George A. Smathers University. https://web.archive.org/web/20140621031527/http://www.library.ufl.edu/spec/pkyonge/FLNOW.htm Retrieved 21 Jun. 2014.
  2. Box 21 Folder 1 Document 6 p. 2
  3. Box 21 Folder 1 Document 5 p. 1
  4. Box 21 Folder 1 Document 3 p. 1