"Toward a Female Liberation Movement," by Beverly Jones and Edith Brown

Title

"Toward a Female Liberation Movement," by Beverly Jones and Edith Brown

Subject

Women's Liberation

Description

In this 1968 essay, sometimes referred to as the "Florida Paper," Beverly Jones and Judith Brown put forth a strong, even incendiary, critique of the "Women's Manifesto," which was created by the Women's Caucus at the 1967 Students for a Democratic society (SDS) convention. This document was originally published by the Southern Student Organizing Committee (SSOC). In the 1970 Handbook of Women's Liberation. Marlene Dixon wrote, "That started it if anything written started it. That paper just laid it on the line."

Creator

Beverly Jones and Judith Brown, published by New England Free Press

Source

Roz Payne

Publisher

Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Date

1968

Format

pamphlet

Original Format

paper

Citation

Beverly Jones and Judith Brown, published by New England Free Press, “"Toward a Female Liberation Movement," by Beverly Jones and Edith Brown,” Roz Payne Sixties Archive, accessed December 10, 2019, https://rozsixties.unl.edu/items/show/686.

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