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Primary Sources Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan (The Feminine Mystique, New York: W.W.

Norton 2001 paperback edition, pp. 91-92) Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan was a milestone for the women movement. This was chosen as a primary source because Friedan produced it around the time of the pageant protest. The women movement during that period of time inspired Friedan to write this book.
Between Official Franchise Holder And Miss America Pageant For Conducting Local Contests To Name A Candidate To Be Entered In The National Finals For the Selection Of Miss America, 1948 Atlantic City, N.J., September 6th to 13th

This contact was introduced in 1948 for beauty pageants in America. This lists all the rules of the pageant when participating in the pageant. This was chosen as a primary source in order to further go in to detail of this event. May, Elaine Tyler. 1988. Homeward bound: American families in the Cold War era. New York: Basic Books. Homeward Bound by Elaine Tyler lists the change in women status after the Cold War era. It highly distinguishes the behavior throughout time in women history in America. This book defines the tension behind the women and why they chose to rise up against societal rules. Charlotte Curtis, Miss America Pageant is picketed by 100 Women, The New York Times, September 8 1968. Charlotte Curtis creates an editorial for the pageant protest in New York Times the next day. Information of all of the events that took place were inserted. It informed the public of the issues that arose during the pageant. Secondary Source Joy of Resistance feminist radio show, broadcast on WBAI in New York City. July 2003. Fran Luck interviews Carol Hanisch through a radio broadcast about her experience in the beauty pageant protest of 1968. Hanisch breaks down the fundamental concept of women feeling downgraded when it comes to pageants. She expands upon the events that had taken place and the reactions. Carol Hanisch. What Can Be Learned: A Critique of the Miss America Protest Editorial 1968.

An editorial in 1968 by Carol Hanisch speaks of the feminist revolution. She writes her experience within the protest. Hanisch briefly defines the aggression of femine activist within the protest towards the pageant. Freedom Trash Can, Miss America Protest, Atlantic City, 1968. 1968. Photograph. Duke University, n.p. http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/wlmpc_maddc07063/# Three women circle around the Freedom Trash Can and throw away feminine products. This is taken place in the beauty pageant protest of 1968 in Atlantic City, NJ. They appear satisfied as they get rid of their oppressive possessions. Ann-Margret in Vietnam, 1966." Most Read. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Feb. 2014. http://www.stripes.com/blogs/archive-photo-of-the-day/archive-photo-of-the-day1.9717/ann-margret-in-vietnam-1966-1.134341# Ann Margaret visits Vietnam after winning Beauty Pageant 1966. She entertains the U.S. troops in Vietnam. The women movement also opposed the war and sending off a pageant contestant to Vietnam. "Atlantic City Is a Town with Class, They Raid Your Morals and Judge Your Ass, by Suzanne Giddens." Duke Digital Collections. N.p., http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/wlmpc_maddc02020/ Suzanne Giddens releases her editorial upon the pageant protest in Atlantic City in 1968. An image is held of a dissected woman. The image is suppose to portray the message of releasing the old idea of women being subordinate. "Vanessa's Story." - Miss America Pageant, Photo Scandals, Vanessa Williams : People.com. N.p., 06 Aug. 1984. http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20088398,00.html An image of Vanessa William after winning Miss American of 1984. She became the first black Miss America. William became a dominant figure within the African American female community.