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Annotated Bibliography Primary Sources "Against Beauty Show." St. Joseph News-Press 1968: n. pag. Print.

This newspaper article is a primary source from the time of the protest. This provides a firsthand account from a reporter who witnessed the event. It tells how men were banded from the protest but could donate money to the cause. This article provides details about the protest and direct quotes from the women whom were protesting. "Atlantic City." Atlantic City. 1968. Print. This document contains the annotated planning notes from the 1968 Miss America protest. Within then it tells of the main events that will be happening during the protest as well as to who will be involved in the protest. This document states all the major details of what will happen during the protest. This is an extraordinary primary source because it tells not only who was involved in the protest it entails what will happen throughout the protest. Brownmiller, Susan. "Sisterhood Is Powerful." New York Times 15 Mar. 1970: n. pag. Print. This is an article that was written by one of the members of the womens liberation movement. The article tells not only about the Miss America Protest, but about the womens liberation as a whole from the point of view of someone that was involved in it firsthand. This article provides priceless details and quotes from the women of the Feminist movement. Buchwald, Art. "The Bra Burners." New York Post 12 Sept. 1968: n. pag. Print. This document is a critique of the pageant protest from the eyes of a male reporter. This article has significant value because women of the protest had refused to speak to male reporters. Through this information, I gain insight to a males point of view of the pageant protest.

This will benefit me by creating a well rounded website that not only provides views from the women of the time but also the men of the era. Cohen, Bonny. "American Beauty." The Old Mole 1968: 5. Print. This article states how demonstrators involved in the pageant are not to disturb or disrupt the pageant, harass or ridicule the pageant, and protesters are not to burn underwear in public. If any of these three thing are violated protester is be incarcerated. This article provides unique information for my website that will be helpful to my topic. Curtis, Charlotte. "Miss America Pageant Is Picketed by 100 Women." New York Times 8 Sept. 1968: 81. Print. This article tells of the events that occurred during the Miss America Pageant Protest. It gives detailed information from the front lines of the protest, which assist in the devolvement of my website. What I took away from this article is information and direct quotes from the pageant protest. Freeman, Jo. "From Suffrage to Women's Liberation: Feminism in Twentieth Century America." Editorial. Jo Freeman. Jo Freeman, n.d. Web. 30 Nov. 2013. <http://www.jofreeman.com/feminism/suffrage.htm>. This document provides information from the women suffrage movement leading up to the womens liberation movement. This document includes a detailed overview of the womens suffrage, as well as issues of women rights throughout history. This document is a primary source because it was written by a woman that was a protester in the Miss America Pageant of 1968 Gelder, Lindsy Van. The Truth about Bra- Burners. Ms. Sept.-Oct. 1992: 80-81. Print. This article focuses on a female reporter and her connection to the protest. It goes on to tell about Robin Morgan a one of the leaders of the New York Radical Women and her

efforts within the protest. This information assists by website by providing an outside viewpoint about the protest. Hanisch, Carol. A Critique of the Miss America Protest. N.p.: n.p., 1968. Print. The Miss America Pageant protest told the nation that the feminist movement was underway. This document is a critique of the protest telling how it affected the women of the time. This is a document gave me an insight into the structure of the early womens liberation movement as well as the Pageant Protest. Jackson, Richard S. "City of Atlantic City." Letter to Robin Morgan. 4 Sept. 1968. TS. Duke Libraries. This is a letter from Richard Jackson the mayor of New Jersey in reply to the letter Robin Morgan sent requesting a permit to hold a demonstration on September 7, 1968. The letter states that Atlantic City will allow to the Womens Liberation to hold a demonstration on the day of the Miss America Pageant. This primary source gives essential information for the main event of my website. Modzelewski, Joseph. "Court Forbids Bra Burning at Miss America Pageant." Daily News 6 Sept. 1969: n. pag. Print. A year later womens liberation protester tried to organize another protest at the Miss America Pageant, all though unsuccessful. This article tells how the New Jersey Superior Court issued a restraining order forbidding the same display as the year before, but the feminist received a picket permit from the mayor. This assists my website by providing historical background. Morgan, Robin. Letter. 14 Oct. 1968. TS. Duke Libraries. This is a letter addressed to the New York Free Press from Robin Morgan. This is a letter in appreciation to the attention that New York Free Press has given the Miss America Pageant Protest. This document gave me information on how the press acted in regards to the pageant protest.

- - -. Letter to Richard Jackson. 29 Aug. 1968. TS. This is a letter written by Robin Morgan to Richard Jackson the mayor of New Jersey. Morgan is writing this letter on behalf of the Womens Liberation to request a city permit to hold a demonstration that will be held on September 7, 1968. This letter contains information about the protest which will provide vital information to my website. - - -. "No More Miss America." The CWLU Herstory Website. U of Illinois Chicago, 22 Aug. 1968. Web. 11 Nov. 2013. This is a unique source because it could be classified as a primary or a source. The information provided in the document was originally written in 1968 which is what makes it primary source. The document states the reasons for protest. This is a value document and provides an ample amount of information about the protest. No More Miss America! N.p.: n.p., 1968. Print. This is a flier that would have been given out to women encouraging them to protest the Miss America Pageant. It provides information about transportation to the protest, what will take place at the protest, and what these women are protesting. This not only provides me with information about the protest but maybe a document that I could use within my website "The Price of Protest." New York Times 1968: 25+. Print. This is a short article tells of a young woman that threw a stench bomb during the Miss America Pageant on September 7, 1968. The woman, Peggy Dobbins, was arrested and tried, then was released on $1,000 bail. This assists my website by providing a minor detail as to what happened to the women after the protest. Women! Don't Miss Amerika! N.p.: n.p., 1968. Print. This is a filer that was given to women informing them of a protest that was to take place at the Miss America Pageant. The filer features an image of the symbol that represents the Womens Liberation Movement. This

assists my website by providing not only information about what women should bring to the protest but could also be a document that could be used within my website. US Const. amend. XIX (amended 1920). Print. This is the 19th amendment of the U.S. Constitution. It gave women the right to vote. It will be useful in my website to provide historical background

Secondary Sources A Lady and a Feminist. Rev. of A Woman of the Times, by Marilyn S. Greenwald. New York Times 26 Sept. 1999: n. pag. Print. This is a review of the biography of Charlotte Curtis by Robin Morgan. This article tells how Curtis went from being unsupportive of the protest to being involved in the protest herself. It tells how she provides the money that bailed those who were protesting out of jail. This provides valuable information about the protest itself from the view of one of the main people involved. "All images used in website." Google Images. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Jan. 2014. <https://www.google.com/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi&ei=6UjdUuCzDIPyoATGg4CIAg&ve d=0CAQQqi4oAg>. All the images that I gathered I used Google images for. I searched for images by using keywords. These images with provide a look at what these events actually looked like. And More on the Coverage of the Womens Movement: Bra Burning. Media Report to Women 26.4 (1998): 10-11. Print. This document tells how the apocryphal bra-burning kick started the feminist movement. It then goes on to tell how this movement affected journalism in a negative way, by saying that the media fostered contempt for this social movement. This provides an alternative take on the Miss America Protest and the Womens Movement as a whole. Aretha Franklin - Respect [1967] (Original Version). Youtube. N.p., 17 Oct. 2008. Web. 20 Jan. 2014. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FOUqQt3Kg0>. This is a song that I included on the main page of the website. I included it because its a song about women empowerment. This song also has strong ties to the Equal Rights and Civil Rights Movements.

Barker-Plummer, Beradette. "News and Feminism: A Historic Dialog." Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (2010): 161-77. Print. This Document provides a detailed relationship between feminism and mass communications. It tells how women of the 1968 protest refused to speak to male reporters. The document displays how the Miss America Protest connects to the Vietnam War protest that occurred within the same time period. This document connects to my thesis statement because it shows how the protesters were able to spread the news of their protest. Berkeley Art Center Association, comp. The Whole World's Watching; Peace and Social Justice Movements of the 1960's and 1970's. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Print. This book provides insight to protest event that took place during the 60s and 70s. Tell not only tells of my topic but others of the time. This book will help me to put my topic in historical context. Collins, Gail. When Everything Changed; The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2009. Print. This is a book about the strides that women have made in the last 50 years. It shows that women have progressed in all aspects of life. This book provides information about my topic as well as provided short and long term consequences. Datskovsky, Miriam. Memorable Dates in the Gender Wars. Conde Nast Portfolio 2.4 (2008): 96. Print. This document provides some very important dates not only in the feminist movement but in womens history as a whole. The timeline starts at 1963 and ends at 2010, one of the most useful dates on this document is the sit in at the offices of the Ladies Home Journal that aimed to protest sexism. This assists by giving background information for my website.

Douglas, Carol Anne. The Feminist Memoir Project: Voices from the Womens Liberation. Off Our Backs May 1999: 11. Print. This Document tells of the changes of power within feminist groups during the time of late 60s leading into the early 70s. It provides important information about how the early womens liberations movement tried to keep anyone from standing out. This article offers a new angle and extra details to my website, making it accurate and well rounded. Greenspan, Karen. The Timetables of Women's History. New York: Touchstone, 1994. Print This book gives brief in information about important events in womens history. The information expands to not only United States womens but to other countries as well. This well help me in my website by putting my topic in historical context. Gibson, Megan. A Brief History of Womens Protest. Complete List. TIME, 12 Aug. 2011. Web. 11 Nov. 2013. This Website provides brief information of select womens protest that took place throughout time. This document provides a summary of information about the major protests in womens history. This aids my website by providing historical background and tells of events that happened because of my topic. History of Marches and Mass Actions. National Organization for Women. National Organization for Women, 2010. Web. 11 Nov. 2013. <http://www.now.org/history/protest.html>.This website gives brief information about womens protest throughout history. The information given expands from the suffragist example up to the 2004 march for womens lives and will show how womens protesting has developed over time. This information will help me with my website by putting my topic in a broader historical view.

Images of Protest in a Social History. Rev. of The Sisterhood, perf. Christopher LehmannHaupt, by Marcia Cohen. New York Times 11 July 1988, III: 18+. Print. This document gives details about how feminist groups came together to protest the 1968 Miss America Pageant and then split apart over other issues. Other issues that split apart these groups were marriage, childbirth, and bisexuality. This assists my website by providing reasons for why some of these feminist groups split up into different groups. I Am Woman - Helen Reddy. Youtube. N.p., 21 July 2011. Web. 20 Jan. 2014. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zu4xpDuf84A>. This is a song that I included into my website on my slideshow page. Its a song about women empowerment. Jervis, Lisa. The End of Feminisms Third Wave. Ms. Winter 2004/2005: 56-58. Print. This article shows the important differences between the feminist of the second wave and feminists of the third wave. It also tells that the 1968 Miss America Protest defined the start of second wave feminism. This article will help to define the difference between the women protesters of today the women protests of the 60s and 70s. Kantrowitz, Barbara. Its Ms. America to You. Newsweek 19 Nov. 2007: 58-59. Print. This article provided me with information not only about the Miss America Protest of 1968 but the Miss America contestant that was crowned in 1968 and her thoughts on the protest as a whole. The article shows that the Miss America crowned that year understood why the women were protesting. This will be useful information within my website to show that womens liberation is a historical landmark Kreydatus, Beth. Confronting the Bra-Burners: Teaching Radical Feminism with a Case Study. History Teacher 41.4 (2008): 490-502. Print. This article tells how radical feminism can be taught in a classroom setting while providing an analysis of important

primary documents of the protest. It provides information of how African-American women were involved in the protest. This journal helps me to understand the documents of the protest and how to use them within my website. Levy, Ariel. Lift and Separate. The New Yorker 16 Nov. 2009: 78. Print. Timeline of the Modern Womens Liberation Movement. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Sept. 2013. This document provides the information of why so many people refer to this event as the burning of the bras even though no bras were even actually never really burned. It provides a quote from Lindsy Van Gelder I shudder to think that will be my epitaphshe invented bra burning. As she is one of the reporters that witness this event first hand. The Document will help to provide insight to what actually happened at the 1968 Miss America Protest. Sister Suffragette - Walt Disney's Mary Poppins. Youtube. N.p., 20 Feb. 2008. Web. 20 Jan. 2014. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kvk1NZDFvZU>. This is a song from the movie Mary Poppins about womens suffrage. Timeline of the Modern Womens Liberation Movement. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Sept. 2013. This website gives a timeline of all the events that took place in the modern womens liberation movement from 1961 to 1984. It provides court cases that took place, conventions that where held, and protest that happened within the time period. This is an important to my website because it provides historical background and events that flowed after the protest. Wolf, Naomi. The Beauty Myth. 1991. New York: HarperCollins, 2002. Print. This book is about how women are viewed in todays world as well as the past. It shows how the obsession with physical perfection that traps the modern women in a spiral of hope to try to fulfill societys definition of the flawless beauty. This connects will my topic because women

of the 60s were seen as homemakers and wifes. The women of the protest were tried to change this image.