THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Darlene “Kem” Kemmerer
1946 – August 31, 2014
“There are different roles people play in making social change.” – Kem Kemmerer, 1980
Chicago Women’s Liberation Union. President of Chicago NOW. Vice-president of Illinois State NOW. Delegate from Illinois to the first National Women’s Conference in Houston, 1977.
Photo 1. Members of Chicago NOW demonstrate in front of Sears, Roebuck’s headquarters on Women’s Equality Day. Left to right, Kathy Rand, Nancy Burton, Kem Kemmerer and Sharon Romjue, 1974. Photograph by Howard D. Simmons. Photo 2. Sgt Kemmerer, Madison, Wisconsin Police Department.
More About Kem:
- Kem’s obituary
- New Harvest Foundation website
- Monona Public Library website
- Sgt. Kemmerer
- Kem Kemmerer, activist records