IWY Montage


Poster with images of the International Women’s Year National Conference.

The National Women’s Conference was organized by the National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year and held in November of 1977 in Houston, TX. Approximately 20,000 women attended the conference in addition to the 2,000 delegates that voted on the National Plan of Action to advance gender equality in the United States. The conference resulted in a three-year extension of the ratification deadline for the proposed Equal Rights Amendment and establishment of the National Advisory Committee for Women.

Date Made: 1977Associated Date: November 18-21, 1977

Depicted (Sitter): Steinem, GloriaAbzug, Bella

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: United States: Texas, Houston

General Subject Association: Women's HistoryWomen's HistoryEqual Rights AmendmentDepicted: National Women's ConferenceGeneral Subject Association: International Women's YearEqual Rights AmendmentRelated Event: International Womens Year National Conference


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Ann F. Boyce

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0638.01Catalog Number: 1981.0638.01Accession Number: 1981.0638

Object Name: Poster

Measurements: overall: 41 1/2 in x 32 1/2 in; 105.41 cm x 82.55 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-825b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1132915

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