Reblogged from Redstockings
| Women’s Liberation organizers disrupt the live telecast of the Miss
America Pageant in Atlantic City.
(Photo source: Sisterhood is Powerful, 1970)
Women picket on the Atlantic City boardwalk.
“I also attended the Atlantic City Beauty Contest protest, which was the best fun I can imagine anyone wanting to have on any single day of her life. It was very brazen and very brash, and there were some arrests–Peggy Dobbins was charged with releasing a stink bomb. No bras were burned, though; that was a media invention…
–Flo Kennedy, Color Me Flo, My Hard Life and Good Times, 1976
|(Photo source: Color Me Flo, My Hard Life and Good Times, 1976)|
| Leah Fritz and Florika are to the left of the giant Miss America puppet.
Flo Kennedy, in a white pantsuit, is on the right.
(Photo source: Tamiment Institute Library, New York University,
Liberation News Service Collection)
|Carol Hanisch, one of the editors of Feminist Revolution (left) and
Carol Giardina, who drove up from Florida (right) at the Miss America
protest in Atlantic City.
(Photo Source: Voices of Feminism, 1996; Archive Photos/Fotos International)