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We Are in For a Very, Very Long Haul

ID Number: 3291
Maker: Maia Sortor; Beryl Goldberg
Technique: offset
Date Made: 1977
Place Made: United States: California
Measurements: 57.5 cm x 45 cm; 22 5/8 in x 17 11/16 in
Main Subject: Women
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
We are in for a very, very long haul-- I am asking for Everything you have to give We will never give up-- You will lose your Youth, your Sleep, your Patience, your Sense of Humor and occasionally-- the understanding & support of people that you Love very much In Return, I have nothing to offer you but-- Your Pride in being a woman, and all your Dreams you've ever had for your daughters, and nieces, and grandaughters-- Your Future and the certain Knowledge that at the end of your days you will be able to look back and say that Once in yout life you gave Everything you had for Justice From a speech by Jill Ruckelshaus National Women's Political Caucus 1977 California Convention Photo: Beryl Goldberg Graphics: Maia Sortor

Acquisition Number: 1995-064

Copyright Status:
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Exhibition Annotation:
Jill Ruckelshaus (Washington State), former Presiding Officer of the National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year, gave this talk to the first National Women's Conference in Houston, Texas, November 18-21, 1977. More than 650 women and girls from 8 to 90 years old, and from all races, religions and backgrounds from 21 different states, attended the conference.

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