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A. Delinda Chapman - ERA Fight in Illinois

Delinda Chapman was active with the American Association of University Women, including a tour as President of AAUW-Illinois, Inc. for many years. The AAUW was a major backer of the efforts to pass the Equal Rights Amendment in Illinois, and Delinda was very much a part of those efforts. She was also the Great Lakes Regional Director and a national board member of AAUW. For ten years, beginning in 2001, Delinda produced and hosted the Springfield Access 4 cable television programs, “Equity for Women’ and “The Learning Curve.”

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Delinda, as a Junior volunteer in the Macon County mental health Association as she is working toward her 100 hours during her sophomore and junior years of high school, circa 1963.

Where:

Macon County. Illinois

When:

Circa 1963

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Narrator’s photo

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Delinda with her parents, Roy and Margere Chapman, at her graduation from UIUC with a doctorate in education, May 1979.

Where:

Unknown

When:

May 1979

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Narrator’s photo

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Delinda responsible for organizing the exhibit and the opening event of the Charles County Maryland African American heritage museum. Delinda is pictured with Veronica Coates. This picture was taken in 1980 at the grand opening of the museum.

Where:

Charles County Maryland African American heritage museum

When:

1980

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Narrator’s photo

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Delinda sharing the parent involvement committee at the university of Guam. Delinda was a visiting professor on May 9, 1981.

Where:

Guam

When:

May 9, 1981

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Narrator’s photo

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Delinda was the director of data processing in the Secretary of State office under Secretary of State Jim Edgar in 1988 at a staff event.

Where:

Illinois

When:

1988

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Narrator’s photo

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Delinda was the director of data processing in the Secretary of State office under Secretary of State Jim Edgar in 1988 at a staff event.

Where:

Illinois

When:

1988

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Narrator’s photo

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Delinda Chapman interviewed guest artists at Springfield Art Association’s Collective Gallery in 2016. Those on the stage included Brian Allen, Greg Walbert, Ginny Lee, and Delinda.

Where:

Springfield, Illinois

When:

2016

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Narrator’s photo

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Delinda Chapman is on the bus during Women’s March activities in Springfield in January 2017.

Where:

Springfield, Illinois

When:

January 2017

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Narrator’s photo

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Delinda Chapman demonstrated in Springfield, Illinois during first anniversary of the Women’s March, circa 2017.

Where:

Springfield, Illinois

When:

Circa 2017

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Narrator’s photo

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The photo that appeared, along with a write-up on Delinda Chapman, for a photo gallery created by Laura Coffey commemorating the first anniversary of Women’s March.

Where:

Unknown

When:

Unknown

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Narrator’s photo

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Artist Delinda Chapman displays some of her art in Springfield, Illinois.

Where:

Springfield, Illinois

When:

Unknown

Ownership:

Narrator’s photo



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