THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Zelda K. Nordlinger
January 29, 1932 – March 18, 2008
“I see women taking a very vital part in calling the signals and I see only a good future for humankind as a result, because I think the female influence is what’s going to take us into the future.”
Author and ardent advocate of women’s rights, making innumerable speeches and participating in debates and marches. Lobbyist to the Virginia general assembly from 1971 to 1976. Co-founder of the Richmond chapter of the National Organization for Women in 1971. Active in the National Women’s Political Caucus and the Virginia Women’s Political Caucus.
Photo. Zelda Kingoff Nordlinger in 1974 (Photo: Bob Brown, Times-Dispatch).
More About Zelda:
- “Channeling Zelda,” by Bonnie Atwood, BoomerMagazine, March 15th, 2018
- Wikipedia page
- Cited in Barbara Love’s book, Feminists Who Changed America 1963-1975, page 338