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100 Years of Women's Banners catalog.

Wales, UK: Women of Life on Earth, [1986]. First Edition. Staplebound. "Thalia Campbell (Thalia Delphine Campbell (née Childs) was born in Torquay in 1937. Her father had a tailor's shop on the seafront. Influenced by her grandmother who had witnessed the Suffragettes clashing with the police in early 20th century London, Thalia became politically aware from a young age. She completed a two year teacher-training course at Matlock College, Derbyshire, and became a primary school teacher. In 1959, she met her husband, Ian Campbell. They had four children in the 1960s. The family moved to Wales in the late 1960s. Between 1973-6, Thalia studied for an art degree at Aberystwyth, and eventually became an extra-mural lecturer for the college. In 1981, she was one of the founders of the Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp, and became well-known for making banners to display on the military base's perimeter fence."--Museum Wales. Thalia Campbell also was a member of the Women for Life on Earth group who established the peace camp at Greenham Common in September 1981. Campbell curated the '100 Years of Women's Banners' exhibition at Museum Wales. Only one US holding. Near Fine in Wraps. Near fine. 8vo. 28pp. illus. Pictorial wrappers. Item #12265

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