Date(s) - March 27, 2017
6:30 PM-7:30 PM
Russell Special Collections Building
MADE IN L.A. follows the remarkable journey of three Latina immigrants working in L.A.’s garment factories and their long battle to bring a major clothing retailer to the negotiating table. (via PBS.org)
Equality Under the Law: History of the Equal Rights Amendment, an exhibit on the history of the Equal Rights Amendment will be on display in the galleries of the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library Jan. 19-May 12.
The exhibit documents the rights of women under the law from the 17th century to present with a focus on the state of Georgia. Highlights include original suffrage pennants and letters from Susan B. Anthony; the origins of the National Women’s Party; ephemera from the ERA campaign at the local, state, and national level; and materials from the anti-ERA movement and Phyllis Schlafly. Materials in the exhibit are drawn from the Lucy Hargrett Draper Center and Archives for the Study of the Rights of Women in History and Law, circa 1550-2050.
This is event is co-sponsored by the Institute for Women’s Studies.