VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT: ANN LONDON SCOTTveteranfeminists2022-10-15T10:14:26-04:00
THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Dr. Ann London Scott
July 29, 1929 – February 17, 1975
“If white gloves work, we will wear white gloves. If combat boots work, we will wear combat boots. If white gloves work and combat boots work, we will wear white gloves and combat boots.” – Dr. Ann London Scott
Poet, author, translator, English professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo and women’s rights activist. A founder of the Buffalo, NY, chapter of NOW. Elected to NOW’s national board in 1970 and served as VP legislation until her death in 1975. First National NOW ERA/Legislative Chair.
Photo. NOW meeting in Kathy Rand’s Chicago apartment (left to right: Ann Scott, Betty Friedan, Judith Lonnquist, Mary-Ann Lupa, Susan Dean, Kathy Rand).