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Identifier

Accession 142

Inclusive Dates

1971-1979

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

1,500 pieces, 0.75 linear feet

Language

English

Historical Note

The National Organization for Women (NOW) South Carolina was organized to improve the status and life of South Carolina Women and to aid in efforts toward the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).

Scope and Content Note

The National Organization for Women (NOW) South Carolina Records consist of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, agenda notes, financial records, newsletters, pamphlets and brochures, flyers, handbooks, newspaper clippings, and a tape recording relating to the organization's work to improve the status and life of South Carolina Women and their efforts toward the state ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) , the 1984 Mondale-Ferraro campaign, and other issues concerning the women of South Carolina. Also contains information on the National and Southeast Region NOW organizations.

Provenance

The records of the South Carolina Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) were deposited with the Archives on November 23, 1977 and August 27, 1979 by the NOW – South Carolina Chapter via Robin Anderson, chapter president.

Keywords

Women, Women's History, Women in Politics, Politics, Equal Rights Amendment, Equal Rights, Women's Rights

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

National Organization for Women (NOW) South Carolina Records - Accession 142

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