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  • Year of Suffrage!
    August 26, 2020 will mark a significant moment in American women’s history: the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote. Evanston women were integral to … Read more
  • 2019 Women’s History Walking Tour
    North Western Female College, corner of Chicago Avenue and Greenwood Boulevard Explore the revolutionary history of Evanston’s women by viewing the houses and buildings where they … Read more
  • A Summer of Exploration
    My name is Molly Sampson, I am a current graduate student at Loyola University Chicago studying public history and library science. This summer I had opportunity to work at the … Read more

Evanston is remarkable in nothing if not for the ability, individuality, and enterprise of its women.

Frances E. Willard

The Evanston Women’s History Project
offices are housed in
the Evanston History Center
225 Greenwood Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 475-3410