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Jane-Underground Abortion Service
  • Meredith Stern, artist
    born 1976
    born: Quakertown, Pennsylvania, United States ; active: United States
    Josh MacPhee, organizer
    born 1973
    Stumptown Printers, printer
    established 1999
  • Jane-Underground Abortion Service, 2001
  • Celebrate People's History Poster Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color offset lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 432 x 284 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 x 11 3/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0124.010
Description

Image of a woman on a telephone with a city in the background. Executed in the style of a woodcut in black and brown. Text above the image refers to Jane, also known as the Jane Collective or the Abortion Counseling Service of Women’s Liberation, an underground service in Chicago, Illinois that operated from 1969-1973. There is also a quote by activist and author Laura Kaplan.