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psc.mss0066.001_001.005_1966StatementofPurpose.pdf
This document is the Statement of Purpose for the National Organization for Women. This document was drafted by Betty Friedan, the first president of the National Organization for Women. The purpose of this document is to outline the reason behind…

psc.mss0066.001_001.004_1974 Resolutions.pdf
The document entitled Resolutions from the 1974 Southern Regional NOW Conference which was held in Memphis, Tennessee in October. The same concerns and issues that was being discussed national was also being advocated at the local level. Though the…

betty friedan.jpg
This is a photograph taken of Betty Friedan on March 23, 1970. She is displaying equality for women buttons at the organizations national convention in Chicago. This photograph was taken in the last year of Friedan’s presidency for the National…

psc.mss0066.001_RevolutionTomorrowisNow.pdf
The 1973 National Conference itinerary entitled The Future is NOW. Is a 23 page document that the origination printed to address the most important issues challenging the progress of the rights of women in the United States. These issues include…

tactics.jpg
This is a primary source used by the National Organization for Women in the Memphis Chapter. This document outlines tactics that will benefit the organization. It entails what tactics to use as well as what tactics should not be used. It states that…

Activism, Church Letter.pdf
This image is of a letter contributes to the certain challenges that the National Organization of Women and lesbians faced in their efforts to spread awareness of sexuality and lesbian rights. In that was sent from the Memphis First Presbyterian…
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