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1977 Women's Conference


1977-07-14
The article describes the two opposing views at the Washington State Conference for Women, and how the women interacted with each other with these differences between them.

1977-07-14
The article states that a number of women from Grandview and Prosser will attend the Washington State Conference for Women. It also provides a thorough list of topics discussed at the conference.

1977-07-14
The article defends the "Mormon Coalition"'s right to be at the Washington State Conference for Women, as the conference was said to be for ALL women.

1977-07-15
The article provides an overview of the mood of the Washington State Conference for Women, and some of the larger issues discussed there, such as equal opportunity employment, health and nutrition, and education.

1977-07-16
Article has a large image of women sitting in the Nicholson Pavillion at the Central Washington State College campus for the Washington State Conference of Women. The women are all raising a hand as if voting on an issue.

1977-07-16
The article provides an account of the events that occurred at the National Conference for Women, including that only five of 25 issues were discussed due to the battle against attaching equal rights sentiments in resolution language.

1977-07-17
The article attempts to provide both sides of the story regarding the disruption caused by a coalition of a group of conservative, Christian women attending the 1977 Washington State Conference for Women.

1977-07-17
In her column, "The Scene", Carol Hilton reports on the interactions between the conservative, anti-era faction and era supporters at the Washington State Conference for Women.

1977-07-19
Two local Ellensburg women reflect on the conference and the arrival of the "Blue and White" Conservative Coalition.

1977-07-20
The article is an account of the "Mormon Coalition" takeover of the Washington State Conference for Women, as told by Catholic nun, Sister Joan Campbell. She describes the tactics of the coalition, such as voting as a group against equal rights,…

1977-07-20
The article discusses the Washington State Conference for Women, including anecdotes and descriptions of attendees who spoke at the conference's events.

1977-07-20
The article provides a description of the Washington State Women's Conference events, including quotes from a speech by IWY member, Jill Ruckleshaus.

1977-07-20

1977-07-20
The article describes a west-side woman's view of the Washington State Women's Conference.

1977-07-20
The article states that the discord felt at the Washington State Conference for Women regarding the religious, conservative coalition's efforts to block equal rights resolutions found it's way to a National Organization of Women meeting in Spokane…

1977-07-20
Mrs. Gerald Reese of Sumner explains her impression of the Washington State Women's Conference and the frustration she felt as a woman with conservative, anti-era views. It also describes her involvement in drafting a resolution regarding equal…

1977-07-21
The article's author describes her involvement in the Washington State Conference for Women. She also notes the roles of Karen Fraser, Chairman of the Elections Committee, and keynote speaker Jill Ruckleshaus.

1977-07-22
The article points out that the Washington State Conference for Women was a success, despite many attendees returning home feeling like it failed, in that the high level of negative press raised awareness of women's issues.

1977-07-29
Susan Roylance, an anti-ERA attendee of the Washington State Conference for Women, states in this article that she may file a lawsuit against the conference officials for the misuse of funds and will call for a recount of ballots regarding the vote…

1977-07-29
The article announces Susan Roylance's possible lawsuit against the Washington State Conference for Women. Roylance complained of the misuse of funds.