Recent Projects in Evanston Women’s History

Two recent online projects share some fascinating Evanston women’s history. We share them with you. Enjoy!

The Women’s Suffrage Movement in Illinois and Evanston

Her March to Democracy: Stories Along the National Votes for Women Trail is a new podcast that includes an episode focusing on Illinois and the women’s suffrage movement. Evanston Women’s History Project director Lori Osborne is the featured historian for the episode and she weaves a narrative that includes several sights in Evanston. To listen to the podcast, just search Her March to Democracy in your preferred podcast app.

Evanston Women in the Peace Movement

A recent series of articles in the Evanston Roundtable highlights the work of Evanston women and women’s organizations who were active in the peace movement from the Cold War through the war in Vietnam.

You can find part one of the seriesit focusing on the Cold War –

And part two focuses on the Vietnam War –