Women's Rights Day Proclamation Presented to Roxcy Bolton by Edward Gurney, 1972

Women's Rights Day Proclamation Presented to Roxcy Bolton by Edward Gurney, 1972

Source

State Archives of Florida: Collection M94-1, Box 03, Folder 15

Description

Letter from U.S. Senator Edward J. Gurney to Roxcy Bolton presenting the Women's Rights Day Proclamation signed by President Richard Nixon.

Date

September 12, 1972

Creator

Gurney, Edward J. (Edward John), 1914-1996

Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994

Format

Proclamations

Coverage

Modern Florida (1950-1990)

General Note

This proclamation came before the Equal Rights Amendment, which had failed to pass at this time. The proclamation was a small victory for Roxcy Bolton and other feminists in spite of the failure of the ERA.