Friday, July 22, 2016

GaLLeRy 1983: Ann Arbor Women's Peace Camp

   Several groups of women from Ann Arbor, MI visited the Women's Encampment for a Future of Peace and Justice in July and August of 1983. In October, they organized a sister peace camp with daily actions, street theater, films and presentations in back in their hometown.

Photographs by Penny Batelli

 The week-long camp was housed (and lawned) at the Ann Arbor Friends Meeting House.
Camping.
 
Information.
Slow Walk action across the University of Michigan campus.
Greta and Merf (2nd and 3rd in line) from the Seneca Women's Encampment for a Future of Peace and Justice lead the way.

"Ann Arbor Women's Peace Camp = 
Courage, Creativity and the pursuit of PEACE
Ronald Reagan = Profit, Poverty and the Pursuit of WAR"

March to the University of Michigan.
Preparing for a Die-In on the Diag.
MX missile takes center stage as the Die-In begins.
Dropping flowers.
Dorothy and Hershe outline the bodies in chalk as Ursula looks on.
Mourning the dead.
Circling the dead to end the Die-In.

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