Phyllis J. Hudson Collection
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Founded as Florida Technological University in 1963, the university began holding classes in 1968. In 1978 its name was changed to University of Central Florida. From the founding of the university until 2001, the university was part of the Florida State University System governed by a Board of Regents. Since then, the university has been governed by its own Board of Trustees. From the description of University of Central Florida publications collection, 1962-2006. (University of Tam...
Phyllis J. Hudson worked as a UCF librarian for thirty-four years. Hudson interested herself in many organizations concerned with employment issues and women's rights both in libraries and in the community. From 1977-1978, she chaired the United Faculty of Florida Women's Rights Committee. She was president of the Association of College and Research Libraries Florida Chapter from 1982-1983. Hudson chaired the Florida Library Association Women in Libraries Caucus from 1981-1982 and t...
Collected by Fr. Victor Salandini. From the description of Clippings from first convention, 1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462019377 The National Farm Workers Association (NFWA) was founded in 1962 by César E. Chávez and other Mexican-American community activists in Delano, California. In 1966, the NFWA merged with the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee (AWOC) to form the United Farm Workers of America, the first successful and largest effort ever to organize ag...
Fannie Lou Hamer was born Fannie Lou Townsend on October 6, 1917, in Montgomery County, Mississippi. She was a voting and women's rights activist, community organizer, and a leader in the civil rights movement. She was the co-founder and vice-chair of the Freedom Democratic Party, which she represented at the 1964 Democratic National Convention. Hamer also organized Mississippi's Freedom Summer along with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). She was also a co-founder of the Nati...