Women's Studies Program Office
The Women's Studies Program at Brooklyn College, founded in 1971, was one of the first such programs in the country. Taken in 1982, this is one of the few photographs of the Women's Studies office located at 2157 Boylan Hall and features Pat Quercia (right) and Renate Bridenthal in the inner office.
Pat Quercia served as office administrator since the founding of the program, and historian Renate Bridenthal served as the program's co-coordinator and helped convene the Brooklyn College Women's Organization, the group that preceded the program and fought for its inception. In the outer office are Claudette Charbonneau, instructor of Women's Studies, and Pat Lander (right) from the Anthropology Department, who also co-coordinated the program.