AR7965-F. President John F. Kennedy Signs Equal Pay Act

AR7965-F. President John F. Kennedy Signs Equal Pay Act
10 June 1963
President John F. Kennedy signs the Equal Pay Act in the Oval Office of the White House, Washington, D.C. Standing (L-R): Senator Jennings Randolph (West Virginia); Senator Winston L. Prouty (Vermont); President of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), Dorothy Height (partially hidden); former Director of the Women’s Bureau in the Department of Labor, Mary Anderson (partially hidden behind Ms. Height); Assistant Secretary of Labor for Labor Standards, Esther Peterson; Director of Research and Program Resources for the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA), Ethlyn Christensen; President of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), Pearl Larner Willen; Representative Elizabeth Kee of West Virginia (head turned, wearing hat); Senator Maurine Neuberger (Oregon); Representative James G. O’Hara (Michigan); Representative Martha W. Griffiths (Michigan); Representative Julia Butler Hansen of Washington (in back, head turned); President of the National Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs (NFBPWC), Dr. Minnie Miles; Executive Director of the National Council of Catholic Women (NCCW), Margaret Mealey; Representative Catherine May (Washington); Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson.
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