Zelda Kingoff Nordlinger interview 1 (2007-07-07)

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Abstract/Description: In this interview, Zelda Nordlinger talks about her ancestors who emigrated to the United States from Russia and Germany; her early childhood in Greenville, South Carolina; her high school years in Richmond, Virginia; her early interest in feminism; how she worked as a model in New York City; the end of her first marriage; her second marriage and two daughters with her husband, Martin Nordlinger; her involvement in the women's movement after reading The Feminine Mystique; her establishment of the feminist group, Women's Rights of Richmond; how their group integrated the all male soup bar in Thalhimers; the organization of the local chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and its activities; letters she wrote to the editorial editor of the Richmond Times Dispatch; speaking engagements to organizations in Richmond; her colleagues in NOW; lesbian feminists in Richmond; and feminist literature.
Subject(s): City/State: Richmond (Va.)
Feminism -- Virginia -- Richmond
Women's rights -- Virginia -- Richmond
Feminists -- Virginia -- Richmond -- Interviews
Women social reformers -- Virginia -- Richmond -- Interviews
Women political activists -- Virginia -- Richmond -- Interviews
National Organization for Women. Richmond Chapter
National Organization for Women
Nordlinger, Zelda Kingoff, 1932-2008 -- Political activity
Nordlinger, Zelda Kingoff, 1932-2008 -- Interviews
Date Created: 2007-07-07