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Long Beach Chapter of National Organization for Women (N.O.W) Collection
SPC.2021.012  
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Description
This collection contains flyers, a luncheon program, newsletters, newspapers, photographs, and other material relating to the Long Beach Chapter of the National Organization for Women (N.O.W.). Also included are materials related to Carol McCafferty, a member of N.O.W., such as a short biography, notes, and documents regarding the Paramount Unified School District; and material related to the "Safe Streets NOW" program including a community action guide, clippings, and other documents.
Background
"The National Organization for Women is the largest organization of feminist grassroots activists in the United States. NOW has hundreds of chapters and hundreds of thousands of members and activists in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Since our founding in 1966, NOW's purpose is to take action through intersectional grassroots activism to promote feminist ideals, lead societal change, eliminate discrimination, and achieve and protect the equal rights of all women and girls in all aspects of social, political, and economic life."
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Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
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There are no access restrictions on this collection.