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By Barbara J. Love, Nancy F. Cott

Documenting key feminists who ignited the second one wave women's movement


Barbara J. Love’s Feminists Who replaced the USA, 1963-1975 may be the first entire listing to record some of the founders and leaders (including either famous and grassroots organizers) of the second one wave women's movement.  It tells the tales of greater than thousand person ladies and some outstanding males who jointly reignited the women's circulate and made everlasting alterations to entrenched customs and laws.


The biographical entries on those pioneering feminists signify their many factions, all components of the rustic, all races and ethnic teams, and all political ideologies. Nancy Cott's foreword discusses the flow on the subject of the sooner first wave and offers a quick evaluation of the second one wave within the context of different contemporaneous social movements. 

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At this writing, she continues as a professor of history at City College of New York and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Alonso has brought a feminist consciousness to her prolific writing, which includes 26 scholarly papers, three edited volumes and three books: 10 | Feminists Who Changed America, 1963 – 1975 Growing Up Abolitionist: The Story of the Garrison Children (University of Massachusetts Press, 2002), which won the Warren F. S. Movement for World Peace and Women’s Rights (Syracuse University Press); and The Women’s Peace Union and the Outlawry of War, 1921-1942 (The University of Tennessee Press).

She wrote and produced an hour-long video documentary, “Funny You Don’t Look Sick: Autobiography of an Illness,” about her own and other women’s experiences with these illnesses. The video took three years to complete and premiered at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston in 1995. In 2004, she produced/recorded a solo CD of her original songs, which Outmusic nominated Best Female Debut CD. (ABS) Abramovitz, Mimi (1941-–-) moved to New Haven, CT upon graduating from the University of Michigan in 1963 and became involved in the civil rights, anti-war and women’s movements, and worked with the American Independent Movement.

S. Congress (1971 –1977), where she was considered a brilliant strategist. ” From 1990 on she worked to address environmental issues, and social and economic injustice to women in undeveloped nations around the world. A. in 1942. Rejected by Harvard Law School because of its males-only policy, Abzug attended Columbia University Law School on scholarship and received her law degree in 1945. She specialized in labor law and civil liberties and defended people who were victims of the Joe McCarthy-inspired witchhunt.

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