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Union contingents in Richmond, Virginia, January 13, 1980

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Summary:Union contingents lead a march through downtown Richmond urging the Virginia legislature to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). More than 7,000 ERA supporters from throughout the state took part. Richmond, Virginia, January 13, 1980. Caption reads: "(RM1) Richmond, VA., Jan. 13-- Era Support-- People supporting the Equal Rights Amendment crowd a downtown Richmond Street Sunday as they march to Capitol Square. More that 7,000 participated in the march and rally. Virginia has yet to pass the controversial amendment. (AP LASERPHOTO) (SEE AP WIRE STORY) (dec11540stf) 1980
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Richmond
Temporal subject: 1971-1980
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Richmond
Topical subjects:Steel Workers Organizing Committee (U.S.)
Equal Rights Amendments
Women's rights
Repository:University Archives
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:AFL-CIO
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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