Hal Draper &
Stephen F. Diamond


The Hidden History of the
Equal Rights Amendment

(Late 1980s)

Date of writing/publication: Unknown.
Edited: Ernest Haberkern.
Copyright © Center for Socialist History.
Published here with the kind permission of the CSH.
Available in PDF format here.
Transcription & mark-up: Einde O’Callaghan for the Marxists’ Internet Archive.

Preface: A Personal View, by Hal Draper

1. Two Kinds of Feminism

2. The Original Alliance for the E.R.A.

3. Two Women: Florence Kelley and Alice Paul

4. Wisconsin Demonstrates the E.R.A.

5. The Investigation: Facts Versus Claims

6. The “Right to Work” Ploy

7. The Stakes and the Players

8. The E.R.A. Murder Case

9. Title VII Takes the Trick

10. How the Pure E.R.A. Won – and Lost

11. On the Fourteenth Route

12. How They Snatched Defeat from the Jaws of Victory


The California Experience

  1. For a “Labor E.R.A.”, by Anne Draper
  2. The California Campaign for a “Labor E.R.A.”, by Hal Draper

Last updated on 12 September 2020