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National Organization for Women, Memphis Chapter, Newsletters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2890

This collection houses two newsletters from the National Organization for Women's Memphis Chapter discussing NOW's fight for women's rights in Tennessee. One publication documents NOW's victories at a town hall meeting held in Shelby County, Tennessee; the other describes Mutuality 1974, a women's day of sorts held at Memphis State University.

Dates

  • 1974

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses two newsletters from the National Organization for Women's Memphis Chapter discussing NOW's fight for women's rights in Tennessee.

Biographical/Historical Note

Since its founding in 1966, The National Organization for Women's goal has been to take action to bring about equality for all women. NOW works to eliminate discrimination and harassment in all sectors of society; secure abortion, birth control and reproductive rights for all women; end all forms of violence against women; eradicate racism, sexism and homophobia; and promote equality and justice in American society.

Arrangement

This collection consists of two newsletters in one folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to the University of Tennessee's Special Collections Library.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480