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Feminism--Illinois--Chicago

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Jenny Knauss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 162
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...

Aleta Styers Papers on the National Organization for Women

 Collection
Identifier: MS66
Abstract The National Organization for Women (N.O.W.) was established on June 30, 1966 in Washington, D.C., by people attending the Third National Conference of the Commission on the Status of Women. Aleta Styers was president of the Chicago chapter of the National Organization for Women founded in 1966 in Washington, D.C. The material in this collection relates to the formation and early history of the Chicago chapter of N.O.W. as well as the Illinois branch of the organization between 1966 and 1972.