Equal Rights Amendment

253007
Date
1975
Collection
Video
Description
The reporter in this raw footage discusses the evolution of the Equal Rights Amendment over time. She describes the history of the amendment nationally, which states had passed the amendment and where the status of the amendment in Florida. The film footage includes outtakes prior to editing. Produc...
Video Details
11:48; color; sound; V-120 BA 224; S.1239

Adele and Bob Graham at an ERA march

144177
Date
19--?
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
N034824

ERA meeting : Tallahassee, Florida.

9236
Date
197-
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PR10801

Equal Rights Amendment supporters - Miami, Florida

139892
Date
1975
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
N030320

Letter from Luann Bennett to Senator Bruce Smathers Regarding Equal Rights Amendment, 1974

333822
Date
1974-02-06
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Luann Bennett asking Florida State Senator Bruce Smathers to vote for, speak about and encourage support for the Equal Rights Amendment.
Type
text

Postcard to Senator Bruce Smathers Regarding Equal Rights Amendment, 1972

339311
Date
1972-11-27
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Postcard to Florida Senator Bruce Smathers opposing the Equal Rights Amendment.
Type
text

Draft of Testimony Written by Roxcy Bolton in Support of the Equal Rights Amendment Given to the Select Committee on the Equal Rights Amendment, 1973

331464
Date
1973-02-15
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A handwritten draft of Roxcy Bolton's testimony before the Select Committee on the Equal Rights Amendment declaring her support.
Type
text

Women’s History Month Resources

328403
Collection
Classroom
Description
March is Women’s History Month.
Type
dataset

Research Starter: Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)

334192
Collection
Research Tools
Description
<p>In the 1970s, Florida lawmakers voted against ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The amendment proposed that &ldquo;Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State on account of sex.&rdquo; Floridians&rsquo; response to the ERA mirrored ...
Type
dataset

Florida house representative William Gibson reading a newpaper

20522
Date
1973
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PT01889

Members of NOW protest for passing of ERA amendment - Tallahassee, Florida.

102823
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DND0219

Members of NOW protest for passing of ERA amendment - Tallahassee, Florida.

102824
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DND0219A

Postcard from Mrs. S. A. Thomas to Senator Bruce Smathers, 1974

339310
Date
1974-03-19
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Postcard from Mrs. S. A. Thomas to Florida Senator Bruce Smathers stating her opinion against the Equal Rights Amendment.
Type
text

Rep. Maxine E. Baker arguing in favor of the "Unisex" amendment.

21312
Date
1972
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PT02701

Letter from Kelly Smith to Governor Bob Graham, February 14, 1982

325536
Date
1982-02-14
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter asking the governor to speak often of the Equal Rights Amendment to persuade the Florida Senate to ratify the amendment.
Type
text

Women in the gallery of the Florida House of Representatives

20521
Date
1975
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PT01888

Letter from Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fuscaldo to Senator Bruce Smathers, 1974

339308
Date
1974-03-25
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fuscaldo to Florida Senator Bruce Smathers stating that they are opposed to the Equal Rights Amendment.
Type
text

Rep. Gene Hodges and a sign opposing ERA amendment - Tallahassee, Florida.

102813
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DND0207

Postcard from M.E. Rios Martin to Governor Bob Graham, February 14, 1982

325538
Date
1982-02-14
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Postcard urging the governor to provide leadership to help pass the Equal Rights Amendment.
Type
text

Letters to Governor Bob Graham

326628
Date
2017-04-13
Collection
Blog Posts

ERA supporter with a hat - Tallahassee, Florida.

102810
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DND0204

Desk of Representative Gene Hodges

2704
Date
1974
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PR02861

BEVERLY DOZIER/GOVERNOR REUBIN ASKEW

252999
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
10:28; color; sound; V-236 BA412; S.1239
Description
This is an interview with Florida Secretary of State Candidate Beverly Dozier aboard her campaign vehicle. There is footage of Mrs. Dozier talking with voters. Gov. Askew comments on the demands placed on his wife in her role as the first lady of Florida. Gov. Askew also comments on women in society...

Anti-ERA women line the wall of Senate chambers - Tallahassee, Florida.

102820
Date
1979
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DND0215

ERA backers in the capitol rotunda - Tallahassee, Florida.

102825
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DND0220

Valentine from Anita Andres to Governor Bob Graham

325535
Date
1982-02-14
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Valentine poem urging the governor to support to the Equal Rights Amendment.
Type
text

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