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Record Group Number: 000151
Series/Collection Number: .S 1676
Creator: Florida. Office of Secretary of State.
Title, Dates: 1997 Outstanding Women Achievement Awards presentation videotape, 1997.
Amount: 1.00 item 1/2" VHS
Medium Included: videotapes 1/2" VHS
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Summary:     This series consists of a video cassette tape of the presentation by Secretary of State Sandra B. Mortham of the 1997 Outstanding Women Achievement Awards on March 11, 1997.  Secretary Mortham introduced the recipients, and those recipients present made brief remarks following her introduction.
    Recipients present were:  State Senator Mary Grizzle, women's and children's advocate; microbiologist and church and community activist Leona Cooper; Brigadier General Marianne Mathewson-Chapman, Persian Gulf War veteran and highest ranking woman in the Florida National Guard; Senator Paula Hawkins, first woman elected to the United States Senate without a preceding male relative; Marion P. Hammer, first woman president of the National Rifle Association; cancer survivor and patient advocate Lourdes P. Aguila; and women's rights activist Roxcy Bolton.  Recipients not present were Linda Loomis Shelley, first woman Chief of Staff to a Florida governor (Lawton Chiles); AIDS activist Mary Fisher; and tennis champion and child advocate Chris Evert.
    The awards presentation was held in conjunction with the opening of "Profiles: Lives of Florida Women," a Women's History Month exhibit presented by the Florida State Archives with assistance from the Museum of Florida History.
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Subject Access Fields: Bolton, Roxcy O'Neal.
Cooper, Leona H., 1932-
Evert, Chris
Fisher, Mary, 1948-
Hawkins, Paula, 1927-
Aguila, Lourdes P.
Grizzle, Mary
Hammer, Marion P.
Mathewson-Chapman, Marianne, Brigadier General
Shelley, Linda Loomis
Mortham, Sandra B., 1951-
Women History 20th century Florida
Women legislators Florida
Women's rights Florida
Women Social conditions and status Florida
Awards Florida
Women Awards
Women microbiologists Florida
Women political activists Florida
Women and the military
Armed Forces Officers --Women United States
Persian Gulf War, 1991 Participation, Female
Video recordings. aat
Videocassettes. aat
United States Armed Forces --Women
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