Gallery view

1977

Henry, Diana Mara

Carrying the torch

Carrying the torch to the Albert Thomas Convention Hall in Houston, Texas for the First National Women's Conference are (left to right) Bella Abzug, Sylvia Ortiz, Peggy Kokernot, Michelle Cearcy, and Betty Friedan.

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1977 July 10

Henry, Diana Mara

Woman with walkie-talkie at New York State Women's meeting

Albany (N.Y.) - A woman with a walkie-talkie and wearing a Bellamy tee shirt at the Plenary Session, New York State Women's Meeting, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York.

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1977

Henry, Diana Mara

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou at the First National Women's Conference in Houston, Texas. She wrote the Statement of Sentiments called "To Form a More Perfect Union".

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1977

Henry, Diana Mara

Midge Costanza

Midge (Margaret) Costanza, Presidential Assistant who later replaced Bella Abzug as head of the Presidents Commission on International Women's Year, speaks at the First National Womens Conference in Houston, Texas.

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1974

Henry, Diana Mara

Form follows function Ms. now

New York (N.Y.) - A male demonstrator holds up a sign that reads "Form follows function Ms. now!" in front of the New York Times building to pressure them to use the term Ms.(which they finally adopted in 1986).

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1977

Henry, Diana Mara

Two farm women delegates

Two farm women delegates staying late at the Convention Hall after the second day's proceedings to draft an additional plank for consideration in the National Plan of Action, at the First National Women's Conference in Houston, Texas.

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1977

Henry, Diana Mara

Delegates on stage

Delegates on stage at the First National Women's Conference in Houston, Texas: Mariko Tse (back row), Georgia McMurray, Marion Bruesehoffe, Sharon Percy and Judy Carter were among the delegates that were cited by Commissioner Liz Carpenter in her speech at the opening session.

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1977

Henry, Diana Mara

Delegate's attention

Delegate gives her attention to events at the First National Women's Conference in Houston, Texas.

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1977

Henry, Diana Mara

Two delegates in wheelchairs

Two delegates in wheelchairs talk during the First National Women's Conference in Houston, Texas.

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1977

Henry, Diana Mara

Lee Novick speaking

Lee Novick speaking to Commissioners of the President's Commission on International Women's Year before the opening of the First National Women's Conference, Houston, Texas. She was the Conference coordinator, later Rabbi Leah Novick.

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