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Curated by Katharine Austin
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Bibliography

Klemesrud, Judy. “At Houston Meeting, ‘A Kaleidoscope of American Womanhood.’” The New York Times, November 19, 1977.

___. “Houston Hosts, If Not Toasts, Feminists.” The New York Times, November 18, 1977.

Kramer, Jane. “Road Warrior.” The New Yorker, October 19, 2015.

Leader, Shelah Gilbert, and Patricia Rusch Hyatt. American Women on the Move: The Inside Story of the National Women’s Conference, 1977. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2016.

Mackintosh, Prudence. “The Good Old Girls.” Texas Monthly, January 1978.

“The Nation: What Next for US Women.” Time, December 5, 1977.

Ross, Loretta. “The Origin of the Phrase ‘Women of Color.’” Western States Center.

The Spirit of Houston: The First National Women’s Conference. Washington: National Commission on the Observance of International Women’s Year, 1978.

Spruill, Marjorie J. Divided We Stand: The Battle Over Women’s Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics. New York: Bloomsbury, 2017.

”…To Form a More Perfect Union…”: Justice for American Women. Washington, National Commission on the Observance of International Women’s Year, 1976.

What Women Want: From the Official Report to the President, the Congress, and the People of the United States. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1979.

Image Credits

National Women’s Conference 1977. 1977. Ann R. Richards Papers; Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, the University of Texas at Austin.

First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson. 1962. Library of Congress.

Group Meeting in a Library. c1977-1981. Central Texas Libary System; The Portal to Texas History, University of North Texas Libraries.

Harris & Ewing. Holds first press conference. Harris & Ewing Collection, Library of Congress.

Litowich, Carolyn. Frances “Sissy” Farenthold. c1970-1979. Frances Tarlton Farenthold Papers; Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, the University of Texas at Austin.

Malone, Bill. Barbara Jordan Swearing In. June 10, 1972. Texas Southern University; The Portal to Texas History, University of North Texas Libraries.

___. Portrait of Barbara Jordan during Governor for a Day. June 10, 1972. Texas Southern University; The Portal to Texas History, University of North Texas Libraries.

New Chairwoman. 1973. Frances Tarlton Farenthold Papers; Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, the University of Texas at Austin.

Woo, David. Liz Carpenter. 1980. Ann W. Richards Papers; Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, the University of Texas at Austin.

Young People at Lesbian and Gay Rights Rally in DC. October 14, 1979. University of North Texas Libraries Special Collections; The Portal to Texas History, University of North Texas Libraries.

 

Original transcript provided courtesy of the Congresswoman Barbara C. Jordan Papers, 1936-1996, 1979BJA001, Speeches Series, box 479, folder 2, item 7, Special Collections, Texas Southern University.