Chicago Women's Liberation Union Records

Institution: Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: (312) 642-4600
Date: 1954-1978
Extent: 20 Linear Feet
Finding Aid

Biographical/Historical Note:
Chicago Women's Liberation Union was formed in 1969 as a radical, anti-capitalist, anti-imperialist, feminist organization building on a multi-issue women's liberation movement. Committee work included Direct Action for Rights in Employment for equal treatment and wages for women, Abortion Counseling Service for community-based alternative services, and National Outreach to establish communications with other similar organizations throughout the United States.

Scope and Content Note:
Correspondence, memos, committee minutes, membership lists, announcements, position papers, newsletters, and topical files of the Chicago Women's Liberation Union. Topics include feminism, gender orientation, child care, women's health care, reproductive rights, and women's legal rights, including the Equal Rights Amendment.

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