Founded in 1930 to provide cheap housing for members of the Armed Forces, the William Sloane House was named after William Sloane (1873-1922), chair of the Army and Navy International Committee through World War I and of the National War Work...
Handwritten letter from Myron Lechay to Miss Appleton, Whitney Studio Club, dated April 14, 1928. Lechay appeals to Appleton for advice and a teaching job at the Club. Mentions financial hardship and a fraught relationship with a patron.
Conference chairperson Betty Powell, Charlotte Bunch, an editor of Quest: a Feminist Quarterly; Barbara Gittings, long time gay activist; Julia P. Stanley, writer and feminist separatist. Partially visible: Bert Hansen.
left to right: Rita Mae Brown, author, Princeton, N.J., Beth Hodges, writer and professor, Hays, Kansas,Joyce Rock, panel moderator, NYC, Bertha Harris, author and professor, NYC, Gayle Rubin, graduate student, AnnArbor, Michigan.