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A lifelong supporter of the labor and peace movements, Emmy Lou helped organize and co-chaired the San Francisco branch of Artists Equity. She was elected chair of Affiliated Art Groups of the Bay Area, and helped re-organize the San Francisco Art Festival. she gathered a group of artists to design and paint large signs for a peace march in 1973 carried by unions and other groups. she designed calendars and furniture for United Farm Workers' Service Center. Her Three Children print design has been used as a notecard by Women for Peace. She was instrumental in saving the Rincon Annex murals in San Francisco, and was largely responsible for the creation of the Mendocino Headlands State Park, in Mendocino, CA. (The headlands were about to be developed privately).
Emmy Lou with Pete Seeger, getting his signature on a petition to save the Anton Refregier murals in the Rincon Annex post office (The building and murals were saved)
A lifelong suporter of organized labor and the peace movement, Emmy Lou designed a calendar and furniture for the United Farm Workers. Her Three Children design has been a note card for Women for Peace. She was instrumental in saving the murals at the Rincon Annex post office in San Francisco, and was largely responsible for the creation of the Headlands State Park in Mendocino, CA. (the headlands were to be developed by a real estate conglomerate).
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