Date(s) - 03/31/2022
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Staff from Gerber/Hart and The Women and Leadership Archives at Loyola University will lead virtual tours of their archives and then do a “show and tell” of a few favorite collections.
Director Emily Reiher of WLA will discuss the SisterSerpents collection. SisterSerpents is a radical feminist art collective that was formed in 1989 in Chicago, IL, and was most active from 1989-1998. SisterSerpents’ work was generally done anonymously. Members carried out public art operations including poster and sticker campaigns, annual art exhibitions, and performances.
Whit Sadusky and Erin Bell, who work with Gerber/Hart’s archive collections, will discuss the Lorrainne Sade Baskerville collection along with a few other smaller collections. Lorrainne Sade Baskerville is An American social worker and activist best known for founding the transgender advocacy group transGENESIS. TransGENESIS served to address issues of gender identity, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, sex work, harm reduction, and self-empowerment in the greater Chicagoland area. The collection contents includes posters, photographs, publications, reports, and fliers.
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