THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Edith Kokernot Grinnell
“The Women’s Rights movement impacted my life by giving me the courage to accept the challenge of change.” – Edith Kokernot Grinnell
Author. Equal Rights Advocate. National Women’s Conference Houston 1977.
Courtesy of the Share Your Stories From ’77 project. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. November 6, 2017
Photo 1. Edith Kokernot Grinnell, 1944. Photo 2. Edith with her children: Peggy, Walter, Jan and Diana. Photo 3. Diana sharing Peggy’s 1977 moment on Time Magazine with Gloria Steinem at the 2017 Women’s Conference.
Photo in video Copyright © Diana Mara Henry / www.dianamarahenry.com
More About the Kokernot’s:
- Edith Kokernot Grinnell – Through the Years
- Stories by Edith Babcock Grinnell
- The Last Mile – a story of what the future will hold
- It Happened in May – a story about a cherished friendship and of the hopes and dreams of two inseparable young girls from a small Texas town in the 1930’s.
- National Women’s Conference 1977
- Special Collections and University Archives at UMass-Amherst
- Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Audiotape collection of the National Women’s Conference, 1977