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Politics of the Pantry: Book Launch

Politics of the Pantry: Book Launch

Please join us for the book launch of, Politics of the Pantry: Housewives, Food, and Consumer Protest in Twentieth-Century America, by Emily E. LB. Twarog, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Dr. Twarog will lead a conversation with women she interviewed for the book including...

  • Lynne Heidt, Evanston realtor and former leader of the National Consumers’ Union
  • Jackie Kendall, Democracy Partners
  • Janice Schakowsky, U.S. Representative (Invited)
  • Bonnie Wilson, Vice Chair of the Frances Willard Historical Association and former Evanston Township Assessor

Sponsored by Chicago Coalition for Labor Union Women (CLUW) • Illinois Labor History Society • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Labor and Employment, Labor Education Program  • Women and Leadership Archives, Loyola University Chicago • Working Women’s History Project

Image courtesy of the Walter Reuther Archives, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.

Saturday, November 18, 2017
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Piper Hall, First Floor
Lake Shore

Event Organizer

Laura Berfield