The collection documents local civil rights; commerce and manufacturing; higher education; special education; family life;
local government and politics; state government and politics; national government and politics; health services; law and legal
profession; organized labor; women-in business; women-in government and politics. It includes correspondence, minutes of meetings
of the Board of Directors, reports, financial records, membership lists, legal documents, newspaper clippings, and newsletters.
The National Organization for Women (NOW), San Diego Chapter, was formed in 1970 to lobby for the enforcement of Title VII
of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and works toward the elimination of discrimination against women in job and educational opportunities.
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This collection is open for research.