National Women's Political Caucus

Title:National Women's Political Caucus
Date range: ca. 1970-1980
Location: D.459
Size: 1 box

Biographical Note:

National Women's Political Caucus was formed in 1971 with the stated purpose of being multi-partisan, rather than nonpartisan and support progressive programs as well as encourage women's political participation. As such, the organization established a process for screening and endorsing political candidates according to a detailed list of questions. .

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains documents from the Monroe County chapter of the National Women's Political Caucus in addition to materials from the parent organization. Materials include 1970s newspaper clippings addressing women's rights such as abortion, co-education, employment, Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), female political candidates, gender discrimination, and maternity leave policies in addition to correspondence regarding endorsement of female political candidates speeches, press releases, political candidate screening questions and endorsements, Monroe County Republican Committee correspondence, and League of Women Votes publications.

Gift of Nan Johnson, 1999.

See also:Johnson, Nan


Series I. Organizational Materials


1. News articles regarding Women's Political Caucus, ca. 1970-1980
2. Caucus Master Lists, ca. 1974
3. Caucus Member Lists, ca. 1973-1974
4. Caucus Member Lists, ca. 1971
5. Constitution and Statement of Purpose
6. Meeting Notes and Agenda, ca. 1972-1975
7. Membership Recruitment and Membership Communication
8. Public Activism and Outreach, ca. 1970-1980
9. Monroe County Republican Party notes, correspondence and publications, ca. 1970-1980
10. Notes evaluating political candidates, ca. 1972-1975
11. New York State Women's Political Caucus Convention program and notes, 1972
12. "An Analysis of Some Appointed Boards, Commissions and Authorities in Rochester and Monroe County," 1973
13. Data and meeting notices regarding "Sexism and Politics," 1974
14. National Women's Political Caucus Convention Agenda and Resolutions, June 1975