The Real Housewives of GP: Thesis on Neighborhood Activism Wins Award

Read about the GPA’s very own Zoanne Nordstrom and the other neighborhood women who saved Glen Canyon from becoming a freeway in the 1970s!

U.C. Berkeley scholar Justin Germain has won the 2017 Charlene Conrad Liebau Library Prize for Undergraduate Research (upper division) for his research paper titled “Housewives Save the City from the ‘Cement Octopus’! Women’s Activism in the San Francisco Freeway Revolts, 1955 – 1967”

The Glen Park library has a copy of the thesis, you can ask for it at the desk. You can also print it from the link above.

See all winners here.

 

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2 responses to “The Real Housewives of GP: Thesis on Neighborhood Activism Wins Award

  1. Jennifer McDougall

    so hapoy to know about this! go historians!!

  2. Jeanne Halpern

    What a great subject for a thesis! Hope to read it soon. Jeanne Halpern

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