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Guide to the National Organization for Women, New York City Chapter (NOW-NYC) Records TAM.106

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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Sarah Griffin in 1997. Series XIII added by Rachel Schimke in 2012. Edited by Bonnie Gordon for DACS compliancy and to reflect the incorporation of nonprint materials in March 2014.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 18, 2022
Finding aid is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Heather Mulliner to reflect incorporation of 2016 accession. Edited by Amy C. Vo for compliance with ACM Required Elements for Archival Description. Edited by Weatherly Stephan to note missing materials in Series XI. Updated by Rachel Mahre to state some audiovisual materials have been digitized and are accessible to patrons. Updated by Lyric Evans-Hunter to reflect the digitization of some audiovisual materials. Edited by Nicole Greenhouse for additional administration information and the incorporation of archived websites.  , September 2016 , June 2019 , November 2019 , May 2021 , January 2022 , May 2022

Container List

Series VI: National and Regional NOW, 1966-1993

Scope and Content Note

These files are arranged chronologically within each of the following subheadings: National NOW, Regional NOWs, NOW--New York State, Local Chapters of NOW. Materials include agendas, brochures, clippings, conference schedules, correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, position statements, reports, resolutions.

  • 1. National NOW. Materials on the national conferences make up the bulk of these files. Other notable information includes 1973-president Wilma Scott Heide's correspondence from 1970 to 1971, 1973 election forms for candidates to National Board of Directors, material from the General Mills boycott in 1973, and material from the dissident group Majority Caucus that arose within NOW in 1975.
  • 2. Regional NOWs (East, West, etc.). The major event in these files is the 1972 Eastern Regional Conference, held in Pittsburgh.
  • 3. NOW--New York State. State conferences such as "Women: A Political Force" appear in these folders' materials, including forms, mailing addresses, memoranda, programs for conferences.
  • 4. Local chapters of NOW. These folders contain materials from local NOW chapters throughout the United States. Materials include flyers, announcements, newsletters, and programs. This section is arranged chronologically.
  • 5. Related arms of NOW-N.Y.C.: A. The Service Fund of NOW-N.Y.C.; B. NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund; C. WomanPower PAC

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 24 Folder : 1 National NOW
1966
Box: 24 Folder : 2 National NOW
1968
Box: 24 Folder : 3 National NOW
1970
Box: 24 Folder : 4 National NOW
1971
Box: 24 Folder : 5 National NOW
1972
Box: 24 Folder : 6 National NOW (Jan-June 1973)
1973
Box: 24 Folder : 7 National NOW (Jul-Dec 1973)
1973
Box: 24 Folder : 8 National NOW--Conference
1973
Box: 24 Folder : 10 National NOW--Origins and History
undated
Box: 24 Folder : 9 National Task Force--Rape Prevention
1973-1976
Box: 25 Folder : 1 National NOW
1974
Box: 25 Folder : 2 National NOW
1975
Box: 25 Folder : 3 National NOW
1976
Box: 25 Folder : 4 National NOW
1977
Box: 25 Folder : 5 National NOW
1978
Box: 25 Folder : 6 National NOW
1979, 1993
Box: 25 Folder : 7 Central Region
1974
Box: 25 Folder : 8 Eastern Region
1971
Box: 25 Folder : 9 Eastern Region
1972
Box: 25 Folder : 10 Eastern Region
1973
Box: 25 Folder : 11 Northeast Region
1983
Box: 25 Folder : 12 Western Region
1971
Box: 25 Folder : 13 NOW New York State
1971
Box: 25 Folder : 14 NOW New York State
1972
Box: 25 Folder : 15 NOW New York State
1973
Box: 25 Folder : 16 NOW New York State
1974
Box: 25 Folder : 17 NOW New York State
1975
Box: 25 Folder : 18 NOW New York State
1976
Box: 25 Folder : 19 NOW New York State
1977
Box: 25 Folder : 20 NOW New York State
1979
Box: 25 Folder : 21 NOW New York State
1980
Box: 25 Folder : 22 NOW New York State
1982
Box: 26 Folder : 1 Local Chapters
1970
Box: 26 Folder : 2 Local Chapters
1971
Box: 26 Folder : 3 Local Chapters
1972
Box: 26 Folder : 4 Local Chapters
1973
Box: 26 Folder : 5 Local Chapters
1974
Box: 26 Folder : 6 Local Chapters
1975
Box: 26 Folder : 7 Local Chapters
1976
Box: 26 Folder : 8 Local Chapters
1978
Box: 26 Folder : 9 Local Chapters
1979
Box: 26 Folder : 10 Local Chapters
1980
Box: 26 Folder : 11 Service Fund of NOW-N.Y.C.
1982
Box: 26 Folder : 12 Service Fund of NOW-N.Y.C.
1983
Box: 26 Folder : 13 Service Fund of NOW-N.Y.C.
1984
Box: 26 Folder : 14 NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund--Blumberg Law Suit (Maternity Leave)
1971
Box: 26 Folder : 15 NOW Legal Defense & Education Fund--Paternity Leave Lawsuit
1973
Box: 26 Folder : 16 NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund--Equal Rights for Women Campaign
1973
Box: 26 Folder : 17 NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund
1978
Box: 26 Folder : 18 WomanPower PAC
1983-1984

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