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Abstract In April 1991, Northwestern University sorority members founded the Panhellenic Office of Women's Empowerment (emPOWER) to raise awareness of women's issues within Northwestern's sorority system and foster communication between sororities and Northwestern's Women's Center. emPOWER scheduled activities that promoted feminist values and addressed issues such as sexual violence, pornography, and eating disorders. emPOWER acquired a national charter in 1993 and encouraged the establishment of...
Found in: Northwestern University Archives
Abstract Jenny Knauss, a member of the Chicago Women’s Liberation Union, worked primarily on women’s education, health issues and day care. She also served as the director of the Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health for two decades, from 1983-2002. The Jenny Knauss Papers consist of personal material and files and fill 13 boxes, arranged in 4 series: Correspondence; Personal Planners; Miscellaneous Materials; and Photographs. The bulk of the collection consists of personal correspondence, mostly...
Dates: 1950-2005; Other: Date acquired: 01/12/2009
Abstract This collection is comprised of archival materials generated by British and American women of the nineteenth century. This archive contains the 1890-1895 minutes book of the Women's Franchise League, London, which was founded in 1889. The Women's Franchise League, also known as the National Society for Women's Suffrage in Great Britain, was active in the early 1890s. Members of this group included Mrs. E. Pankhurst, Harriet Stanton-Blatch, Countess Schack, Alice Cliff-Scatcherd, and Mrs. Jacob...
Abstract Aleta Styers was president of the Chicago chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW; founded in 1966 in Washington, D.C.). The material in this collection relates to the formation and early history of the Chicago chapter of NOW as well as the Illinois branch of the organization, between 1966 and 1972.
Abstract The cassette tapes and transcripts in this collection were produced by the United Nations Radio Service Department of Public Information. The radio programs served as a weekly forum on issues of interest to women around the world. Sessions include topics such as violence against women, reproductive issues, AIDS, women's rights, family, refugees, and peace. Also featured are interviews with women in leadership positions around the world or special United Nations programs on women. Included with...
- Subject: Feminism X
- Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections 4
- Northwestern University Archives 1
- Feminism 3
- Feminism--Illinois--Chicago 2
- Feminism--Societies, etc. 2
- Abortion services 1
- Chicago (Ill.) 1
- Feminism--Illinois--Evanston 1
- Greek letter societies 1
- Women and peace 1
- Women's health services--Illinois--Chicago 1
- Women--Suffrage 1
- Women--Violence against 1 ∧ less
- Chicago Women's Liberation Union 1
- Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health 1
- Illinois Caucus on Teenage Pregnancy 1
- Jane (Abortion service) 1
- Knauss, Jenny 1