This article describes the unexpected influx of Mormon women, organized as the "Blue and White Coalition", which arrived at the Washington State Women's Conference on July 8th, 1977. These women were instructed by church elders the previous week to come and stand against the pro-Equal Rights Amendment ratifications that were being discussed at the event.
McBride, Deborah, "Newspaper Clippings: Mormons Join Women's Meeting (Cont.)" (1977). Washington State Conference for Women, 1977. 145.
Newspaper Clippings and Press Releases, University Relations Office and Washington State Conference for Women 1977 (Box 17), Central Washington University Archives and Special Collections
Women's rights, Equal rights amendments--Washington (State), Washington State International Women's Year Conference (1977)