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1977 Women's Conference


1977-06-12
The article discusses Public Law 94-167, which allowed for the funding of statewide and national conferences for women, and the conflict that took place at the Washington State Conference for Women over Equal Rights policies attached to many of the…

1977-06-19
This article is about Washington State Governor Dixy Lee Ray's endorsement of the Washington State Conference for Women, encouraging women from even the most isolated areas in the state to come and be involved in the event. Benefits are listed for…

1977-06-24
This article is about how a single family has three generations of women who are participating in the Washington State Women's Conference on July 8-10, 1977. Issues that are important to each of the women involved are addressed, from employment and…

1977-06-24
This article details how Washington State would send a pro-Equal Rights Amendment delegation to the national women's convention in Houston in 1977. The article goes on to discuss how up to ten of the delegates may change to an anti-ERA stance due to…

1977-06-26
This article is about how registration is still open for the Washington State Women's Conference held on July 8-10, 1977. Alice Yee notes that in other states' conferences, the actual number pre-registered attendees amounted to half of the total…

1977-06-28
This article explains how 10 Walla Walla women will be part of the 1,000 women registered for the Washington State Women's Conference, held on July 8-10, 1977 at Central Washington State College. The article also mentions the National Women's…

1977-06-30
The article outlines the purpose behind the 1977 Washington State Conference for Women, held July 8-10 on the campus of central Washington State College in Ellensburg.

1977-07-??
Two letters to the Editor of The Ellensburg Daily Record discuss the 1977 Washington State Conference for Women. They each provide a reaction to the events that occurred at the conference, involving the disruption of voting by a conservative group…

1977-07-01
This article talks about how Washington State Governor Dixy Lee Ray was unable to attend the Washington State Women's Conference in Ellensburg, WA on July 8-10, 1977, due to a special meeting on energy matters called by President Jimmy Carter.

1977-07-03
The article recognizes Lois Huff and Lilly Aguilar as (Yakima area) women nominated as Washington State delegates to the National Conference for Women, held in Houston, Texas.

1977-07-03
In this article, Hilton tells news of rumors that a group of Eastern Washington women, determined to repeal any abortion or equal rights resolutions, plan on attending the 1977 Washington State Conference for Women in Ellensburg. Hilton also…

1977-07-04
This article is an interview of Central Washington State College Women's Center Director, Alice Yee, and her thoughts on the upcoming Washington State Conference for Women. She describes how effective pre-registration has been so far with the event,…

1977-07-05
This article is a reminder about the Washington State Women's conference held in Ellensburg, Washington on July 8-10th at Central Washington State College.

1977-07-06
This article is about Washington State Governor Dixy Lee Ray's endorsement of the Washington State Conference for Women, and her hope that the conference would be able to reach a consensus on some of the issues that face women in Washington State. …

1977-07-06
This article talks about how National Chairwoman for International Women's Year, Jill Ruckelshaus, will be at the Washington State Conference for Women held at Ellensburg, WA, July 8-10th in 1977.

1977-07-06
This article discusses the Washington State Women's Conference and the basic details of the event including topics, number of registered attendees, dates, times and the location. The event will take place on July 8-1th at Central Washington State…

1977-07-06
This article discusses the Washington State Women's Conference and the basic details of the event including topics, number of registered attendees, dates, times and the location. The event will take place on July 8-1th at Central Washington State…

1977-07-06
This article talks about Patricia Marx, a Spokane feminist, who feels that the idea of "Equal pay for equal work" has not come true despite the Comparable Worth Study conducted in 1973. The study showed the inequity between men and women's pay with…

1977-07-07
This article discusses the continued planning of the Washington State Women's Conference held on July 8-10th, 1977 at Central Washington State College. It talks about how registration has increased dramatically as the date for the event approaches,…

1977-07-08
The article, written the first day of the 1977 Washington State Conference for Women, suggests as many as 2,000 more women will register late for the conference and guesses at the difficulties this may bring to the local committee.