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Introduction

Amy C. Schneidhorst

Amy C. Schneidhorst, Ph.D. has worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Eastern Illinois University and Alma College, USA. She is the author of the article, “‘Little Old Ladies and Dangerous Women’: Women’s Peace and Social Justice Activism in Chicago, 1961-1973,” in Peace and Change: A Journal of Peace Research (July 2001) and an active community activist. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building a Just and Secure World : Popular Front Women’s Struggle for Peace and Justice in Chicago During the 1960s

Continuum, 2011

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... change was necessary for women to achieve equality, but did not believe gender was the primary form of oppression. In addition to gender, left feminists considered “structures of power” to be significant. Ellen C. DuBois, “Eleanor Flexner...

Prologue

Amy C. Schneidhorst

Amy C. Schneidhorst, Ph.D. has worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Eastern Illinois University and Alma College, USA. She is the author of the article, “‘Little Old Ladies and Dangerous Women’: Women’s Peace and Social Justice Activism in Chicago, 1961-1973,” in Peace and Change: A Journal of Peace Research (July 2001) and an active community activist. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building a Just and Secure World : Popular Front Women’s Struggle for Peace and Justice in Chicago During the 1960s

Continuum, 2011

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...This work is a study of the continued influence of Popular Front women’s politics and actions in peace and civil rights organizations of the 1960s. Women with progressive and radical backgrounds brought their political views and organizing...

The YWCA and Older Women’s Activism

Amy C. Schneidhorst

Amy C. Schneidhorst, Ph.D. has worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Eastern Illinois University and Alma College, USA. She is the author of the article, “‘Little Old Ladies and Dangerous Women’: Women’s Peace and Social Justice Activism in Chicago, 1961-1973,” in Peace and Change: A Journal of Peace Research (July 2001) and an active community activist. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building a Just and Secure World : Popular Front Women’s Struggle for Peace and Justice in Chicago During the 1960s

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... neighborhoods as their first target for dramatizing neighborhood neglect. Ruth Tamaroff, YWCA staff member, had begun to work with WMC participant Mrs. Fanchon Jenkins and other women in her West Side neighborhood.“Food Caravan background sheet,” c....

Activism against the Vietnam War and the Dangers of Cold War Anticommunism, 1963–1965

Amy C. Schneidhorst

Amy C. Schneidhorst, Ph.D. has worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Eastern Illinois University and Alma College, USA. She is the author of the article, “‘Little Old Ladies and Dangerous Women’: Women’s Peace and Social Justice Activism in Chicago, 1961-1973,” in Peace and Change: A Journal of Peace Research (July 2001) and an active community activist. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building a Just and Secure World : Popular Front Women’s Struggle for Peace and Justice in Chicago During the 1960s

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... Nguyen Thi Dinh’s memoir, No Other Road to Take recounts in patriotic language Nguyen’s self-sacrifice in fighting against the French, particularly her role in the Ben Tre insurrection of 1945. Sandra C. Taylor, Vietnamese Women at War...

The Emergence of Women for Peace and the Revitalization of Citizen Activism, 1960–1962

Amy C. Schneidhorst

Amy C. Schneidhorst, Ph.D. has worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Eastern Illinois University and Alma College, USA. She is the author of the article, “‘Little Old Ladies and Dangerous Women’: Women’s Peace and Social Justice Activism in Chicago, 1961-1973,” in Peace and Change: A Journal of Peace Research (July 2001) and an active community activist. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building a Just and Secure World : Popular Front Women’s Struggle for Peace and Justice in Chicago During the 1960s

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... Office at the Museum of Science and Industry.A Hyde Park Herald article listed Evelyn Swann as the chair for the Southside WSP event. Hyde Park women involved in planning the event included: Vivian Archer, Donald C. Ermmons, Richard H....

From the Test Ban Treaty to Multi-Issue Peace Politics, 1963–1964

Amy C. Schneidhorst

Amy C. Schneidhorst, Ph.D. has worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Eastern Illinois University and Alma College, USA. She is the author of the article, “‘Little Old Ladies and Dangerous Women’: Women’s Peace and Social Justice Activism in Chicago, 1961-1973,” in Peace and Change: A Journal of Peace Research (July 2001) and an active community activist. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building a Just and Secure World : Popular Front Women’s Struggle for Peace and Justice in Chicago During the 1960s

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... the psychological impact of civil defense on children.Illinois Congress of Parents and Teachers, c. January 1963, Shirley Lens papers, CHS. Bernice Bild was active with the PTA and the Kenwood Open Housing Committee during the 1960s. In 1989 she...

Conclusion

Amy C. Schneidhorst

Amy C. Schneidhorst, Ph.D. has worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Eastern Illinois University and Alma College, USA. She is the author of the article, “‘Little Old Ladies and Dangerous Women’: Women’s Peace and Social Justice Activism in Chicago, 1961-1973,” in Peace and Change: A Journal of Peace Research (July 2001) and an active community activist. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building a Just and Secure World : Popular Front Women’s Struggle for Peace and Justice in Chicago During the 1960s

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...This story begins as the cold-war consensus was beginning to ease and new movements for liberal and radical social change were emerging. This generation of women born before the 1950s was on the cusp between the tradition of separate...

Adult activist resistance to Vietnamization 1969–1975

Amy C. Schneidhorst

Amy C. Schneidhorst, Ph.D. has worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Eastern Illinois University and Alma College, USA. She is the author of the article, “‘Little Old Ladies and Dangerous Women’: Women’s Peace and Social Justice Activism in Chicago, 1961-1973,” in Peace and Change: A Journal of Peace Research (July 2001) and an active community activist. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building a Just and Secure World : Popular Front Women’s Struggle for Peace and Justice in Chicago During the 1960s

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... members were not open to radical feminists’ insights, as were other WSP members in other parts of the country. Similar to other WSP groups studied by Amy Swerdlow, Chicago Women for Peace members of the Popular Front generation placed...

Modeling a New Social Vision: A Response to Law and Order, 1967–1968

Amy C. Schneidhorst

Amy C. Schneidhorst, Ph.D. has worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Eastern Illinois University and Alma College, USA. She is the author of the article, “‘Little Old Ladies and Dangerous Women’: Women’s Peace and Social Justice Activism in Chicago, 1961-1973,” in Peace and Change: A Journal of Peace Research (July 2001) and an active community activist. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building a Just and Secure World : Popular Front Women’s Struggle for Peace and Justice in Chicago During the 1960s

Continuum, 2011

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... 1989) 55; Amy Swerdlow, Women Strike for Peace: Traditional Motherhood and Radical Politics in the 1960s (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993), 137; Tom Wells, The War Within: America’s Battle over Vietnam (Berkeley: University...