The following exhibit, “Continuity
and Change: NYC Women on the Move,” contains materials from the Commission,
the Women’s Advisors and city agencies.
Establishment of the Commission on the Status of Women:
Vice-Chair Amalia V. Betanzos, Mayor Abraham Beame, and Chair Edythe
W. First, 1975.
Members of the first class of firefighters to include
females: Maggie Reid, Judy Murphy, and Ann Androde appointed September
25, 1982, NYC Fire Department.
Presenting the Commission on the Status of Women's
Annual Report, 1979-1981, Edythe W. First, Chair Marcella Maxwell, Mayor
Edward I. Koch, and Executive Director Marilyn Flood, June 1982.
Reception in honor of the Commission on the Status
of Women and its Women's Advisors Program, Mayor Edward I. Koch with
Commission Chair, Marcella Maxwell, Executive Director, Marilyn Flood,
and Women's Advisors Co-Chairs, Elayne Neufeld Dix and Jessica Woodcock,
December 8, 1983.
Women Making History. Published by the Commission
on the Status of Women, 1985.
Two of the First Female Sanitation Workers, Ann Gloria
Pabon and Carlen Sanderson, appointed August 25, 1986
First Female Queens Borough President, Claire Shulman
with Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani at Queens Borough Hall. March 29, 1994.
Highway Inspector, Bike Tour: Nicole Newman, Department
of Transportation, November 1995.
Women's History Month: Opening ceremonies with Mayor
David N. Dinkins, CSW Chair Marcella Maxwell and Kay Wight, March 2,
Traffic Enforcement Agent weighing trucks on the
Whitestone Bridge by Stephanie Berger for the exhibit, "Women Moving
New York." Department of Transportation, 1990.
On top of the Brooklyn Bridge on Christmas Eve:
Women’s Advisors Co-Chair Cyd LeGrair, Office of the Mayor, December
Appointment of Commission on the Status of Women Chair
Amalia V. Betanzos with Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, May 13, 1995.
Landscape Architect/Project Manager Jamie Purinton
at ground- breaking ceremony, Department of General Services, 1995.
Edith I. Spivack, Law Dept., Edythe W. First and
Leonora Gidlund, Dept. of Records honored at the Women’s Advisors
Annual Ceremony, on the 20th Anniversary of the Commission, December
The Women’s Advisors 1997 Annual Award Ceremony,
City Hall, Dec. 2, 1997.
Women’s Advisors 25th Anniversary, Annual Award
Ceremony, City Hall, Dec.1, 2000.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg presents the Key to the City to Olympic
Gold Medalist Sarah Hughes, City Hall, March 2, 2002.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the Commission on Women’s Issues,
with Barnard College, host a breakfast to celebrate Women’s History
Month, March 11, 2003.