c. 1917 Mary Philbrook (1872-1958) became the first New Jersey woman lawyer to gain admittance to the bar in 1895 as a result of an enabling act of the New Jersey legislature.
1923 Newspaper article by Beatrice Winser, director of Newark Public Library, 1923.
1925 “How New Jersey Laws Discriminate Against Women” flyer published by the National Woman’s Party, 1925.
c. 1945 Joy Bright Hancock (1898-1986), a military portrait, c. 1945, showing Hancock in her WAVES officers uniform.
1952 New Jersey Wage Discrimination Act. This act was New Jersey’s first equal pay act, 1952.
1963 Press Release from Representative Florence Dwyer’s Office detailing fight for Federal Equal Pay Legislation, 1963.
1969 Copy of Telegram from Republican Congresswomen Florence Price Dwyer to President Nixon reminding him to release the report of a Task Force on Women, 1969.
1975 “Equity in Educational Programs,” 1975. The text of the regulations published by the New Jersey Department of Education to implement equal education requirements.