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Speaker’s Bureau 

We offer speakers for your organization or club on various topics relating to Evanston women’s history. Topics include: Evanston Women: Lifting as We Climb (an overview of Evanston’s women’s history); 100 Years of Women Voting: Evanston Women and the Fight for Suffrage and Introducing Frances Willard: Evanston’s Pioneering 19th Century Feminist. Contact the project at (847) 475-3410 or email at ewhp@evanstonhistorycenter.org for more information regarding scheduling and fees.

Timeline of Evanston Women’s History

This timeline provides an overview of Evanston’s women’s history, including many of the women and organizations we’ve researched, and significant dates in their histories.


Guide to Woman’s Suffrage Materials at the Evanston History Center

This guide provides information about the research materials available at the Evanston History Center Archive related to the woman’s suffrage movement in Evanston and in Illinois.



From our 2009-2010 exhibit: Lifting As We Climb: Evanston Women and the Creation of a Community. (Click to go to EHCs Flickr page).

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