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We are excited to announce a new event celebrating women and girls here in Evanston and around the globe: International Women’s Day Evanston 2012. The YWCA Evanston/North Shore, Northwestern University Women’s Center and the Woman’s Club of Evanston are hosting a breakfast in celebration Thursday, March 8 from 7:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. at the John Evans Alumni Center, Northwestern […]

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The EWHP exhibit Lifting as We Climb: Evanston Women and the Creation of a Community is now installed at the Frances Willard House, 1730 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois (also known fondly as Rest Cottage). An exhibit opening will be held on Sunday, November 6th from 1-4 pm. Refreshments will be served. In addition to the […]

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We are excited to launch our new Girl Scout Badge program. Local scout troops can visit the Evanston History Center, view the women’s history exhibit, and work on a badge related to Evanston women’s history. See the Events and Programs tab at the top for more information — or call (847) 475-3410 or email ewhp@evanstonhistorycenter.org.

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Announcing two special program options for groups who’d like to access Evanston women’s history in a new way. Groups can now schedule a special viewing of the women’s history exhibit, with either a brief exhibit introduction and tour, or a special program created for them. Groups can also schedule a private bus tour of Evanston’s […]

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Women's History Bus Tour

Be sure to sign up for our Women’s History Bus Tour of Evanston on April 10. The tour will begin at 10 am at the Evanston History Center and will last about 2 hours, ending at EHC as well. Included will be sites all over the community that tell the story of Evanston’s women’s history. […]

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The new EWHP exhibit is now open for viewing at the Evanston History Center!  “Lifting as We Climb:” Evanston Women and the Creation of a Community opened on Friday night March 19th to a packed house at EHC. More than 200 people joined us to celebrate Evanston’s amazing women’s history that night. We hope many […]

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There’s a nice article in this week’s Evanston Review about the women’s history project and our exhibit opening tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m. (the time is incorrect in the article). Click on this link to read more. www.pioneerlocal.com/evanston/news/2108476,evanston-womenshistory-031810-s1.article

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You might be wondering about our new heading — who the women are and where we got the title “Lifting as We Climb.” Our next few posts will tell you more about the women pictured, but first we’d like to tell you about the title. “Lifting as We Climb” is the title of our new […]

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