Gallery view

1977

Henry, Diana Mara

Torch runners

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

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1977

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Bella Abzug listening to keynote speaker

Bella Abzug, Chairman of the President's Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year and Chief Presiding Officer of the First National Women's Conference, listens in rapt attention to keynote speaker Representative Barbara Jordan of Texas.

Diana Mara Henry Papers

1977

Henry, Diana Mara

Bella Abzug and Coretta Scott King

Houston (Tex.) - Coretta Scott King and Bella Abzug at the First National Women's Conference, Houston, Texas.

Diana Mara Henry Papers

1977

Henry, Diana Mara

Last mile of First National Women's Conference

Carrying the torch that was run from Seneca Falls to Houston enters the convention hall for the First National Women's Conference in Houston, Texas. Left to right, front row: Susan B. Anthony (great grand niece of the first suffragist of the same name), Bella Abzug, Sylvia Ortiz, Peggy Kokernot, Michelle Cearcy, Betty Friedan.

Diana Mara Henry Papers

1977

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Three first ladies and Bella Abzug

Holding the torch at the opening of the First National Women's Conference in Houston, Texas are, (left to right) Lady Bird Johnson, Rosalynn Carter, Betty Ford and Bella Abzug.

Diana Mara Henry Papers

1977

Henry, Diana Mara

First Ladies applaud Barbara Jordan

Barbara Jordan at podium receiving applause from Bella Abzug, Rosalynn Carter and Betty Ford after her keynote address at the First National Women's Conference in Houston, Texas.

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