The Feminist Chronicles, 1953-1993

“Instead of what the media and many scholars think women have been doing, find out what women have really been doing for the past four decades: read The Feminist Chronicles. Expanding outward from NOW, the largest feminist organization in the world, this provides a breadth, depth, and diversity that should be on every historian’s desk, and every bedside table for a nightly dose of, ‘I didn’t know that!'”

-Gloria Steinem, Noted Feminist and Author

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements and Introduction

Part I

A Passion for the Possible
No Women Need Apply
No Women Need Apply, Con’t

Part II – Annual Chronicles

1953 | 1954 | 1955 | 1956 |1957 | 1958 | 1959
1960 | 1961 | 1962 | 1963 | 1964 | 1965 | 1966
1967 | 1968 | 1969 | 19701971 | 1972 | 1973
1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980
1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987
1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | Epilogue, 1993

Part III – The Early Documents

  1. National Organization For Women Statement of Purpose
  2. National Organization For Women – An Invitation to Join, September, 1966
  3. N.O.W. Task Force on Education Background Comments
  4. Task Force on Women in Poverty
  5. Task Force on Legal and Political Rights – 1967
  6. Task Force on Equal Opportunity in Employment – 1967
  7. Task Force on Image of Women in Mass Media – 1967
  8. National Organization For Women – Letter from Pres. Betty Friedan, Jan. 15, 1968
  9. ERA Position Paper – 1967
  10. The Right of a Woman to Determine Her Own Reproductive Process – 1967
  11. Report of the Legal Committee of the National Organization For Women – 1967
  12. N.O.W. Legal Procedures in Job Discrimination Cases – 1967
  13. N.O.W. Task Force on the Family – 1967
  14. N.O.W. Task Force on Education – 1967
  15. Report on the Task Force on Employment – 1967
  16. Report on the Task Force on Political Rights and Responsibilities – 1967
  17. Task Force on Women and Religion – 1967
  18. Task Force on Women In Poverty – 1967
  19. Report on the Task Force on the Image of Women – 1967
  20. Campus Coordinating Committee Report – 1967
  21. National Organization for Women Bill of Rights in 1968
  22. Public Relations Committee Report – 1967
  23. Press Release: Announcement of the Second National Conference of the National Organization for Women
  24. Lesbian Rights – 1971
  25. Resolution on Establishing a Task Force on The Masculine Mystique – 1971
  26. Equal Rights Amendment – Declaration of State of Emergency
  27. Homemakers’ Bill of Rights – 1979
  28. Women and the Military
  29. Social Security – September, 1984
  30. Expanded Bill of Rights for the 21st Century – 1989

Notes to Part I

Bibliography

Authors’ Biographies

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