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National Organization for Women, Jacksonville, Florida, and Jacksonville Women's Movement Collection Container List

Subject Files
Box Folder Description
Box: 1 Folder: 1 Overview and table of contents: The Early Jacksonville Women's Movement, Notebooks (boxes) 1-3. Chronology and notes: Early Jacksonville Women's Movement, by Vicki L. Wengrow. List of early NOW/Jacksonville women's movement activists. List of abbreviations of groups and subjects in collection.
NOW Jacksonville chapter. Printed materials, 1970-1984.
Box: 1 Folder: 2

NOW chapter charter process.

Correspondence and guidelines concerning initial organization of chapter and structural plan. November 16, 1970 - February 1974.

Box: 1 Folder: 3 Phone list of early NOW members, 1970?
Box: 1 Folder: 4-7

Actions and handouts to NOW members. New member packet.

Correspondence, announcements, press releases and position papers, 1971-1973.

Box: 1 Folder: 8 Booklists and catalogs of feminist literature and materials, 1972-1975.
Box: 1 Folder: 9-10 Local and national newspaper clippings regarding women's movement issues, 1970-1982.
Box: 1 Folder: 11 Overview of NOW chapter activities, August 26, 1970-December 1979.
Box: 1 Folder: 12-14

Major local projects: Consciousness raising groups.

Original notes, October 1970-March 1972.

Consciousness raising handbook. Los Angeles, CA : NOW Chapter, 1974. 60 pages.

Box: 1 Folder: 15

Major local projects: Women's Health Center (self-help).

Miscellaneous undated articles.

Box: 1 Folder: 16

Major local projects: Founding of Women's Rape Crisis Center.

Brochures, correspondence, news release, 1973-1974.

Box: 1 Folder: 17

Major local projects: Options, Inc. (Women's Center).

Announcements, by-laws, 1972-1974.

Box: 1 Folder: 18

Major local projects: Founding of Hubbard House, 1976.

Brochure, correspondence, letterhead stationery.

Counselor training manual -- Wife beating.

Speech. Lisa Leghorn, "Social responses to battered women," address at Wisconsin Conference on Battered Women, October 2, 1976.

Box: 1 Folder: 19

Local participation in state and national issues: International Women's Year, 1975.

Brochure: International Women's Year, 1975.

Brochure: Jacksonville Women's Directory, 1975. Compiled and edited by Lynn Atkinson.

List of International Women's Year Coalition, January 2, 1975.

Box: 1 Folder: 20

Local participation in state and national issues: Alliance for Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment / Jacksonville Coalition for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), 1972-1975?.

Correspondence, list of coalition members, position papers.

Box: 1 Folder: 21

Local participation in state and national issues: Self-filed divorce advocate Rosemary Furman.

Magazine articles and newspaper clippings, 1984.

Box: 1 Folder: 22

Local participation in state and national issues: Jacksonville and Florida Commissions on the Status of Women.

Correspondence, State of Florida Executive Order, 1970-1974.

Box: 1 Folder: 23

Local participation in state and national issues: Celebration of Womankind, Bicentennial event, January 1, 1976.

Announcement flyer, program and notes, position paper, 1975-1976.

Women's movement events
Box: 2 Folder: 1

Women's movement events attended by V. Wengrow, 1971-1974.
Printed materials include flyers and announcements of events, brochures and programs, notes, and newspaper clippings.

  • Meeting for a Jacksonville Commission on the Status of Women, January 18, 1971. Meeting notes.
  • A Women's Symposium, St. Petersburg, Fla. March 19-21,1971. Conference flyer.
  • Radical Feminist Conference, Tampa, Fla. January 26-28, 1973. Conference brochure, flyer, and announcement.
  • Power and Conflict: a training laboratory, St. Simon's Island, Ga. March 11-16, 1973. Conference brochure.
  • NOW National Conference, May 1974. Notes from conference addresses.
Box: 2 Folder: 2

Women's movement, lesbian and gay rights events attended by V. Wengrow, 1986-2002.

  • National March on Washington for CHOICE, March 1986. Newspaper clipping.
  • National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, October 11, 1987. Program.
  • National Lesbian Conference, Atlanta, Ga. April 24-28, 1991. Newspaper clipping, notes.
  •  March on Washington for Lesbian, Gay and Bi Equal Rights and Liberation, April 1993. Newsclippings, program guides.
  • Jacksonville, Florida Pride Fest, June 13, 1998. Guide (cover only).
  • Equality Florida, the '99 Rally and State conference, "Equality Begins at Home," Tallahassee, Fla., March 20-22, 1999. Brochures, newspaper clippings.
  • Millenium March on Washington, LGBT, April 30, 2000. Newspaper clipping.
  • Southern Womyn's Festival, St. George, Ga. March 28-April 1, 2002. Announcements.
Printed materials, brochures and publications on the national women's movement, circa 1969-1998
Box: 2 Folder: 3-4 U.S. Dept. of Labor publications and articles on the struggle to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), 1969-1998?
Box: 2 Folder: 5 National NOW sex questionnaire (data to be used in book by Shere Hite, The Hite Report, 1976).
Box: 2 Folder: 6 Miscellaneous national NOW brochures and publications, 1969-1976
Box: 2 Folder: 7-9 Miscellaneous magazine articles by early women's liberation activists, 1969-1975
Jacksonville Women's Movement. Reunions, 1986-1992.
Box: 2 Folder: 10

August 28-30, 1986. "The Founding Mothers, 15 Years After."

Announcement flyer, notes.

Box: 2 Folder: 11

August 26, 1990. Annual NOW Mary Nolan event, 20th year anniversary of the NOW Jacksonville chapter.

Introductory remarks by V. Wengrow, and listing of commemorative poster contents.

Box: 2 Folder: 12-13

March 9, 1991. Notebook (comb-bound): "Jacksonville Women's Movement : then and now : celebrating 20 years, 1970-1991. Program presented on March 9, 1991 celebrating the 20th anniversary of the founding of Jacksonville NOW / the Jacksonville Women's Movement, August 26, 1970 - August 26, 1990."

File includes event program, remarks, newsletter.

Box: 2 Folder: 14

Correspondence regarding NOW Jacksonville chapter archival donations (copies of chapter newsletters) to local libraries.

File includes correspondence with Robin Morgan, Editor-in-Chief of Ms. Magazine. 1991-1992.

Jacksonville Women's Movement. Scrapbook.
Box: 3 Folder: 1 In script on cover: "Jacksonville Women's Movement 1970-1976. NOW Jacksonville, Jacksonville Women's Movement, Jacksonville Women's Political Caucus, Alliance for the ERA, Options, Inc., Rape Crisis Center, Hubbard House, Individuals Among Us." 103 pages.
Box: 3 Folder: 2 Oversize documents separated from scrapbook: Copies of NOW chapter questionnaires sent to local political candidates. February 1971; 1974? In oversize box 4.
Box: 3 Folder: 3 Oversize documents separated from scrapbook: New members packet, NOW Jacksonville chapter. August 1972. In oversize box 4.
Oversize posters, artwork and memorabilia
Box: 4 Folder: 1 Poster. Cry Out. Chicago, Ill. : Women's Graphics Collective, c1971. Accompanied by Catalog of the Women's Graphics Collective, Fall 1971. 63 x 48 cm.
Box: 4 Folder: 2 Poster. Sisterhood is blooming: Springtime will never be the same. Chicago, Ill. : Women's Graphics Collective, c1972. 65 x 49 cm.
Box: 5 Folder: 1 Drawing on brown paper wrapping. "NOW" printed on outline of United States. Written on bottom: Washington, D. C. National Conference ERA, February 1973.
Box: 5 Folder: 2 Equality NOW chapter cards (4). Created by Lynn Horowitz. November 1970. 20 x 13 cm.
Audiovisual Recording
Box: 6 Folder: 1 VHS videotape: "Jacksonville Women's Movement Then & Now--Celebrating 20 years (1970-1990)." Videorecording of 20th year celebration event, March 9, 1991. 2 copies on DVD -- mp4 format.