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Guide to the Stewardesses for Women's Rights Collection WAG.061

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Jessie Wilkerson, 2005. Preliminary processing by Stephanie Muntone, 1987.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 29, 2018
Description is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Stewardesses for Women's Rights
Source: Stewardesses for Women's Rights
Title: Stewardesses for Women's Rights Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1966-1987
Dates [bulk]: 1972-1976
Abstract: Stewardesses for Women's Rights (SFWR) was founded in 1972 after two flight attendants, Sandra Jarrell and Jan Fulsom, took Eastern Airlines to court on discrimination charges. The organization grew nationwide and worked to inform the public and other flight attendants about airline companies' sexist advertisements, company discrimination, and airline health and safety hazards. This collection includes correspondence, the constitution and by-laws, membership lists, and agendas. Along with general records, there is extensive research material from each of the SFWR task forces, records from affiliated unions, updates from regional offices, photographs, and papers from SFWR national conferences.
Quantity: 3 Linear Feet in two record cartons, one oversize flat box, and one folder.
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: WAG.061