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Creators:
Martin Meek, Elizabeth Ann Fox, 1928-2020
Dates:
1981-1988
Size:
0.02 Cubic feet (1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2022.0026
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Elizabeth Ann Fox Martin Meek (1928--2020) was a prominent aerospace educator who, in 1975, filed a successful class action lawsuit against the University of South Alabama on behalf of women faculty and administrators alleging sexual discrimination in pay and benefits. This collection consists of the following items relating to the career of Dr. Elizabeth Martin Meek: the event program for the Crown Circle awards ceremony presented by the 1981 National Congress on Aerospace Education during which Dr. Martin was inducted into the group; a photocopied news clipping from the January 6, 1981 issue of The Mobile Register regarding the sex discrimination lawsuit filed by Dr. Martin on behalf of female faculty and administrators at the University of South Alabama; and the August 9, 1988 issue of The Vanguard, the student newspaper of the University of South Alabama, regarding the final settlement of the lawsuit.