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National Votes for Women Trail Marker for Catharine Waugh McCulloch – Dedication October 30th!

The EWHP is pleased to announce that the National Votes for Women Trail Marker for Catharine Waugh McCulloch will be dedicated on Saturday, October 30th at 11 am in the newly renovated McCulloch Park! Save the date and join us in honoring her! In August of 2020 the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment (Women’s …

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Catharine Waugh McCulloch

Most prominent among 20th-Century suffragists was Catharine Waugh McCulloch (1862-1945). McCulloch began her legal career in 1886 and was the first woman in the U.S. to serve as a Justice of the Peace. She was legal advisor to the National WCTU and the National Woman’s Suffrage Association, and was partner with her husband in their …

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McCulloch Marker Dedication – October 30, 2021

Thank you to everyone who made the park renovations, and marker installation and dedication possible – City of Evanston staff, local government officials, McCulloch family members, the landscaping crew, and the staff and board of the Evanston History Center. It was a blustery fall day at Catharine Waugh McCulloch Park with approximately 100 people in …

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Chicago’s First Public Art Project to Honor Suffrage Leaders – On the Wings of Change – Makes its Debut in the Wabash Arts Corridor

The Chicago Womxn’s Suffrage Tribute Committee, in conjunction with the Wabash Arts Corridor (WAC) at Columbia College Chicago, is pleased to announce the completion of a new mural celebrating women and the work of local activists in obtaining the right to vote and the modern struggle for equality.  On the Wings of Change, created by …

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City of Evanston Proclamation – 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

Text of the Proclamation – The 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment Whereas, Evanston had long been at the forefront of the movement to secure women the right to vote and many Evanston women leaders played a critical role in the woman’s suffrage movement, including Elizabeth Boynton Harbert, Frances E. Willard, and …

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Evanston Women and the Fight for the Vote – Facebook Live Tour

Lori Osborne, curator of the Evanston Women and the Fight for the Vote exhibit, will give a tour of exhibit highlights via Facebook Live on the Evanston History Center’s Facebook page. The tour will include an unveiling of the National Votes for Women Trail historic marker for Evanston suffragist, Catharine Waugh McCulloch.