Proclamation scroll with declaration written by Maya Angelou, 1977

Proclamation scroll with declaration written by Maya Angelou, 1977

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Proclamation scroll written by Maya Angelou and relayed from the site of the Seneca Falls Convention in New York to the site of the 1977 International Women’s Year National Conference in Houston, Texas.
Object Name
date made
associated date
November 18-21, 1977
associated place
United States: New York, Seneca Falls
United States: Texas, Houston
overall: 35 in x 25 in x 3 in; 88.9 cm x 63.5 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
National Commission on the Observance of International Women’s Year (IWY)
Women's History
Women's History
National Women's Conference
International Women's Year
International Womens Year National Conference
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Political and Military History: Political History, Womens History/Reform Movements Collection
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Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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