Conference – Documenting the Women’s Movement in Chicago (USA)

Documenting the Women’s Movement in Chicago: Preserving and Sharing the

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008

9:30 am to 1:00 pm  (registration and coffee at 9:00 am)

The Newberry Library

60 W. Walton Street, Chicago, IL

Keynote speaker:  Stephanie Gilmore, Ph.D, editor of Feminist Coalitions,
Historical Perspectives on Second-Wave Feminism in the United States
(University of Illinois Press 2008) and Assistant Professor of Women’s
Studies at Dickinson College. Gilmore is also co-editor of the “Second Wave”
and Beyond, an online community sponsored by the Women and Social Movements
in the United States, 1600-2000 website.

Special Presentation:  Janet Olson, MA, Chair of the Chicago Area Archivists
group and Assistant University Archivist at Northwestern University will
present the premiere of “Preserving the History of Second Wave Feminism in
Chicago: Donating Your Papers to a Permanent Archives.”

Meet the Archivists:  A distinguished group of Chicago area archivists
representing nine of the city’s most notable institutions will be on hand to
discuss their repositories and their collections.

Learn How You Can Participate in this Exciting New Project.

Join scholars, archivists, teachers, public historians, activists, community
leaders and other, as we explore new scholarship in the filed and learn
about procedures for donating personal papers to a permanent archive.

Reservations are required.  Admission is free.   For more info or to
register: <>   or call:  773-227-0093


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