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1980

Geremia, Anthony

Card from Anthony Geremia to Judi Chamberlin

On feelings of falseness and dishonesty within the movement, as perceived at a conference or meeting. Complimeting Chamberlin on her talk, despite her tiredness becoming evident at the end.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1979

Fitzgerald, Aquilla

Letter from Aquilla Fitzgerald to unidentified correspondent

Washington (D.C.) - Fitzgerald discusses being forced by the government to retire from her job at the Department of Transportation because she was branded as "crazy" after exposing incompetence and corruption in the workplace. She talks about the founding of Americans Against Psychiatric and Psychological Abuse and how the government restricts access to documents in these cases. AAPPA is asking the Helsinki Committee on ... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1981 Aug. 25

Ellingson, Carolyn, 1937-2002

Letter from Carolyn Ellingson to Judi Chamberlin

London (England) - Detailing Ellingson's experiences at her internship at Lexham House, a group home for ex-mental patients in London, England. Lameting the substandard care receieved and the tendency for people to get stuck in the system instead of moving beyond it. Struggles with money and Ellingson's academic career are also discussed. Including a four page addendum on the relevance of the internship experience to he... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1978 Sept. 9

Ellingson, Carolyn, 1937-2002

Letter from Carolyn Ellingson to Judi Chamberlin

Minneapolis (Minn.) - Ellingson introducing herself to Chamberlin by way of Bill Hafling. Writing, articles and a resume attached with the purpose of giving context to the proposed project. Requesting comments, connections and consultation.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1978 Nov. 29

Ellingson, Carolyn, 1937-2002

Letter from Carolyn Ellingson to Judi Chamberlin

Minneapolis (Minn.) - Requesting information, advice and assistance in making connections with respect to finding an internship. Including an explanatory note about an attached evaluation of Chamberlin's book written as part of a Fellows grant application. The book evaluation is a short review praising On Our Own: Patient Controlled Alternatives to the Mental Health System, particularly a chapter on "Consciousness Raising."

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1980 Apr. 25

Ellingson, Carolyn, 1937-2002

Letter from Carolyn Ellingson to Judi Chamberlin

Minneapolis (Minn.) - Descriptions of the Day Community alternative high school at the University of Minnesota as well as Ellingson's position there and her focus on alternatives to typical psychiatric treatment. Requesting advice or guidance about how to navigate the various movements.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1981 Nov. 8

Ellingson, Carolyn, 1937-2002

Letter from Carolyn Ellingson to Judi Chamberlin

Minneapolis (Minn.) - Reporting back from the the international congress “The Strategy of Small Scale” in Louvain, Belgium; discussing the international anti-psychiatry movement, elitism among the "top brass" and social politics within the movement. Writing about Ellingson's continued work on a paper about the trap of being labeled a "mental patient" as well as her feelings of separation from her sons and a brief descripti... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1978 May 8

Ellingson, Carolyn, 1937-2002

Letter from Carolyn Ellingson to Tanya Temkin

Minneapolis (Minn.) - Thanks for the publishing of Ellingson's letters to her friend Beatrice in the Spring 1978 issue of Madness Network News along with a copy of the printed page. Including further details on the heart attack Ellingson suffered, possibly as a result of the medication she was given, and a request to add information about alternative practices and methods to the printed paragraph about starting anti-psychi... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1980 Feb. 1

Kennedy-Jones, Catherine, 1937-

Letter from Catherine Kennedy-Jones to Lucy Ann Geiselman

San Diego (Calif.) - Suggesting the development of a continuing education program consisting of representatives from the ex-patient movement, NIMH staff, parents' organizations, radical mental health workers and members of the legislative body, etc. Proposing discussions about the Mental Patients' Liberation Movement, who the expert is on mental health consumer issues, the role of consumer social insight in psychiatric re... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1982

Miller, Cynthia

Letter from Cynthia 'Kalisa' Miller to Dr. Angel

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting that Miller's name be removed from the UCPP mailing list. Explaining that Miller is suing the city for the stroke she endured, that the psychiatry profession is complicit in Nazi crimes and that she does agree with the Doctor in respect to his concern over nuclear arms. References the Women's Pentagon Action statement in reference to comment on nuclear arms. Including a list of phrases or t... more

Cynthia Miller Papers