I take my equality with men for granted. These women (all three) were at the front lines in 1985, back when it wasn’t so very easy to defend your choices, or to compete with men, or even to make the decision to be a homemaker (because then
Suellen Olson was named Girl of the Month by Kay Greenfield, president of the Worthington Business and Professional Women’s club in November 1960. It was really cool that we had a Worthington Business and Professional Women’s club in 1960.
I find the differences in expressions of the women in this 1985 article to be kind of interesting. The article, discussing the role of women, will be up tomorrow.
Pay equity (for women, I assume, since it’s not explicitly stated in the article), the mega-mall and the economy were all topics of discussion in 1985 for state legislators.