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A maroon and white silk scarf printed "ERA / ERA / ERA / ERA / ERA / JOAN" on one end with "ERA" repeated on the opposite end. The scarf demonstrates Joan Mondale's support for and involvement with efforts to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. See references to this work in Joan Mondale's personal papers in the MNHS manuscripts collection.
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