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1977 Women's Conference


1977-07-09
The article and accompanying image describe some of the havoc that occurred when a large number of women registered late for the 1977 Washington State Conference for Women.

1977-07-09
This article discusses the unexpected arrival of a large group of Mormon women to the Washington State Conference for Women (July 8-10, 1977 in Ellensburg).

1977-07-09
This article describes the unexpected arrival of Mormon women, organized as the "Blue and White Coalition", to the Washington State Women's Conference in Ellensburg. These women were instructed by church elders the previous week to come and stand…

1977-07-09
This article describes the unexpected influx of Mormon women, organized as the "Blue and White Coalition", which arrived at the Washington State Women's Conference on July 8th, 1977. These women were instructed by church elders the previous week to…

1977-07-09
This article describes the tensions that arose from the unexpected arrival of a large contingent of Mormon women - known as the Blue and White Coalition - that arrived at the Washington State Women's Convention on July 8th, 1977 in Ellensburg,…

1977-07-10
This article discusses the unexpected turnout for the Washington State Women's Conference on July 8-10th, 1977. The article talks about how many participants ended up sleeping in Ellensburg High School gymnasium in sleeping bags, as well as churches…

1977-07-10
This article talks about the face-off between feminists and the "Blue and White Coalition" (composed primarily of Mormon women) on the topic of the Equal Rights Amendment ratifications that were discussed at the Washington State Women's Conference in…

1977-07-10
This article discusses how a large contingent of Mormon women, officially called the "Kennewick Chapter of Women", showed up to participate in opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment in the Washington State Women's Conference on July 8th, 1977. …

1977-07-10
This article discusses how a large contingent of Mormon women, officially called the "Kennewick Chapter of Women", showed up to participate in opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment in the Washington State Women's Conference on July 8th, 1977. …

1977-07-11
First paragraph of the article reads: "Moments after the final meeting [of the Washington State Conference for Women] adjourned, leaders representing various minority groups announced at a press conference they would demand the conference be declared…

1977-07-11
“The Washington State Conference of Women was invalid, members of the Equal Rights Coalition charged at the end of the three-day session Sunday. Statement’s by a black women’s leader, Thelma Jackson of Olympia, and Jeannette Williams of…

1977-07-11
The article's first paragraph reads: "The Washington State Conference of Women was invalid, members of the Equal Rights Coalition charged at the end of the three-day sesion Sunday. Statement's by a black women's leader, Thelma Jackson of Olympia,…

1977-07-11
Two members of the conservative "Blue and White Coalition" back the equal rights resolution for ethnic minority women.

1977-07-11
The article discusses some of the resolutions that were put forth at the Washington State Conference for Women, and describes the ending of the three-day meeting.

1977-07-12
In this article, Director of Central Washington State College Women's Center and member of the Washington State Women's Conference Coordinating Committee, Alice Yee, shares her thoughts on the success of the conference.

1977-07-12
The article is a blanket thank you written by Alice Yee to all who participated in the 1977 Washington State Conference for Women. Yee, the Director of the Central Washington State College Women's Center, worked on the conference's Coordinating…

1977-07-12
The article provides a list of the members of the Washington State delegation to the National Conference for Women, to be held in Houston, Texas.

1977-07-12
The first paragraph of the article reads: “Twenty-four supporters of the Equal Rights Amendment will represent Washington at the national Conference for Women in November, according to a final, unofficial ballot count.” Names of all twenty-four…

1977-07-14
The cover of the newspaper Campus Crier (July 14, 1977) shows participants at the Washington State Conference for Women, held on the campus of Central Washington State College in Ellensburg, July 8-10, 1977.

1977-07-14
The article and accompanying image describe the efforts of the conservative, Christian Coalition of women who disrupted workshops and voting occuring at the 1977 Washington State Conference for Women, held July 8-10 on the campus of Ellensburg's…