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Why Object to a Fashion Show? [page 1 of 2]

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Creator:Students for a Democratic Society
Creator:University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division.
Title:Why Object to a Fashion Show? [page 1 of 2]

Alternative title: Do Not be Distracted from the Real Problems Facing Women Today. Announces: "Open forum on the woman question, Thursday, in front of the HUB, 12:00...panel with Nancy Evans (the governor's wife) HUB -- 12:30...Fashion show -- 1:30-HUB." Calls for: Discussion of the issues of economic, political, and social exploitation of women. Quote from document: "...women comprise 75% of all workers in the textile and garment industry. New York City's garment trade employs 40,150 women whose median wage in 1963 was $2.24 an hour compared to men's $3.27 an hour. In Philadelphia, the garment industry pays women a median wage of $1.87 an hourin Dallas the wages are $1.47. Many black and Puerto Rican women working in the industry earn as little as $45 a week." Background information: March 8th is International Women's Day.

Local identification number: UW28166z (p. 1)

Types:Fliers (printed matter) | Text
Subjects:Feminism--Washington (State)--Seattle | Fashion shows--Washington (State)--Seattle | Socialism--Washington (State)--Seattle | Minimum wages--United States | University of Washington. Associated Students | Women clothing workers--United States | United States, Washignton, King County, Seattle, 47.6062095, -122.3320708
Collection:Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection
Institution:University of Washington's Libraries
Contributors:University of Washington. Libraries. Special Collections Division
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Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection

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