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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

Saturday, November 18, 2017 • 1-3 pm
Loyola University Chicago • Piper Hall
970 W. Sheridan Rd. •  Chicago, IL

Dr. Twarog will lead a conversation with women 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); and
  • Bonnie Wilson, Vice Chair of the Frances Willard Historical Association and former Evanston Township Assessor.

Politics of the Pantry - picketing photo

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

 

Sponsored by

Chicago Coalition for Labor Union Women (CLUW)
Chicago Women’s History Center
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

 

A few notes for getting to the event:

  • Please use this map of Loyola's Lake Shore Campus to find Piper Hall (#28) and the main parking garage (P1).
  • Parking in the main garage is $7.
  • If you’re driving to campus and using Google Maps, you can use 1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL, which will take you to the main entrance of campus.
  • If you’re taking public transportation and using Google Maps, you can use 970 W. Sheridan Rd, which is the address for the building (Piper Hall) where the event will take place.
  • If you’re not using Google Maps, below are driving directions. Driving to the main entrance of campus will lead you to the parking garage.
    • From the North: Follow Sheridan Road south to the campus entrance. Note that at the intersection of Sheridan, Broadway, and Devon, Sheridan continues to the left. Make sure you turn left at this intersection, go under the “L” tracks, and the main entrance to campus is at the second light on the left. Piper Hall is located on the lakefront, just east of the main entrance to campus.
    • From the West and I-94: Take I-94 East to Touhy Avenue. Go east on Touhy to Sheridan Road. Turn right (south) on Sheridan Road and continue south to Loyola. Note that at the intersection of Sheridan, Broadway, and Devon, Sheridan continues to the left. Make sure you turn left at this intersection, go under the “L” tracks, and the main entrance to campus is at the second light on the left. Piper Hall is located on the lakefront, just east of the main entrance to campus.
    • From the South: Take Lake Shore Drive north and follow it until it ends at Sheridan Road. Turn right (north) onto Sheridan Road and proceed about one mile to Loyola. Just after the road curves to the left, the main entrance to campus is at the first light on the right. Piper Hall is located on the lakefront, just east of the main entrance to campus.