Gender Discrimination & Sexual Harassment

Discrimination against women in the workplace in Minnesota history
Subjects: Social Issues
Tags: business, women

Sample Images at MNHS

Willmar 8, striking bank employees in Willmar. 1977. Coya Knutson and husband Andrew, Oklee, MN. November 26, 1954. Coya Knutson, Representative Ninth Congressional District, first woman elected to Congress from Minnesota. 1955.

Sample Artifacts at MNHS

Feminist Sexual Harassment CardEqual Rights Amendment bumper sticker. 1991. "Police" braWillmar 8 buttonCoya Knutson campaign button.


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