Elizabeth Jetter's Collection of San Fernando Valley Chapter of
National Organization of Women (NOW) Files contains correspondence, bylaws, organization
information and guidelines, meeting minutes, conference and workshop materials, speeches,
papers, notes, newsletters, brochures, flyers, articles, and newsclippings. The collection
includes Jetter's subject files with background material on specific topics, particularly
the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), affirmative action, and legislation relating to women's
Elizabeth Jetter served in various official positions within the National Organization
for Women (NOW), San Fernando Valley Chapter. In 1973, she was a member of the Board and
Vice President; President in 1974; State Delegate to California NOW in 1975; and Chapter
Delegate in 1977. She also participated in committees, task forces, and spoke on topics
related to women's rights at conferences and workshops.The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist
activists in the United States. NOW has 500,000 contributing members and 550 chapters in
all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Number of containers: 2 cartons, 1 box, 1 oversize folder
Linear feet: 3.0
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Collection is open for research.