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Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (July 8, 1908 – January 26, 1979) was an American businessman and politician who served as the 41st vice president of the United States from 1974 to 1977, and previously as the 49th governor of New York from 1959 to 1973. He also served as assistant secretary of State for American Republic Affairs for Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman (1944–1945) as well as under secretary of Health, Education and Welfare under Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1953 to 1954....
The National Women's Political Caucus was formed in 1971 as a multiparty organization seeking to gain an equal voice and place for women in the political process at the local, state and national levels. The caucus and its state affiliates support women candidates for elective and appointive offices and seek to ensure that women hold policy-making positions in political parties. They have lobbied in state legislatures for the Equal Rights Amendment, women's reproductive rights, and other measures...
The National Organization for Women (NOW) was formed in Washington D.C. in 1966, and incorporated in 1967. The organization was formed to bring women into full participation in the mainstream of society, assuming all privileges and responsibilities in fully equal partnership with men. Local chapters were formed throughout the country and task forces were set up to deal with problems of women in areas such as employment, education, religion, poverty, law, politics, and image in the media....
Elinor Coleman Guggenheimer, public official and civic worker, was born in 1912 and educated at Vassar and Barnard (AB 1934). A woman of great organizing ability and many interests, ECG took her first paid position during World War II as manager of the Film Training Bureau of the Division of Training, Civil Service Commission, New York City, 1942-1944. She founded and directed the Day Care Council of New York, 1948-1964, and the Day Care and Child Development Council of America, 195...
Organized in 1893 as the Council of Jewish Women; name changed in 1923 to the National Council of Jewish Women. The two primary goals of the organization are social reform and the promotion of Judaism among women. From the description of Records of the National Council of Jewish Women, 1893-1989 (bulk 1940-1981). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456414 The National Council members, in their Credo, stated that they "believe in the ideal of Peace." In their philosophy, they st...
Under the 1990 Charter of the City of New York, the City Planning Commission consists of the chair, who is also director of the Department of City Planning, and six other members appointed by the Mayor. The six other appointments are apportioned among the president of the council and the five borough presidents. The City Planning Commission is responsible for planning relating to the orderly growth, improvement, and future development of the city, including adequate and ...