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Miss America Protest


Women’s Liberation groups, including New York Radical Women and Redstockings,  joined by members of New York NOW, targeted the Miss America Beauty Contest in Atlantic City.

Women’s Liberation organizers disrupt the live telecast of the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City.
(Sisterhood is Powerful, 1970)

Women picket on the Atlantic City boardwalk.
(Wide World Photos from the Liberated Woman’s Songbook 1971)


(Tamiment Institute Library, New York University, Liberation News Service Collection)

(Voices of Feminism, 1996; Archive Photos/Fotos International)

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