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Catharine 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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President’s Day Program

President’s Day hosted by the Fort Dearborn Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution at the Evanston History Center (225 Greenwood Street) includes a dramatic portrayal of Catharine Waugh McCulloch. McCulloch was an Attorney who was a leader in the suffrage movement in Evanston and Illinois. She also served as VP of the National …

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Exhibits

Evanston Women and the Fight for the Vote Evanston Women and the Fight for the Vote opens with a free community open house on Sunday, March 8th – International Women’s Day – from 1 – 4 p.m. This new exhibit commemorates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment which gave American women the right to …

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Lifting as We Climb

“Lifting as We Climb” Featured women, from left to right: Dr. Isabella Garnett Alice C.D. Riley Frances Willard Catharine Waugh McCulloch Lorraine Morton Dr. Margery Carlson Edna Dean Baker Alice Bunker Stockham Florence Walrath

Evanston History Center: Guide to Woman’s Suffrage Materials

By Erin Hvizdak, EHC Intern August 2012Click here for PDF version Introduction and Getting Started Home to suffrage activists Elizabeth Boynton Harbert and Catherine Waugh McCulloch, the town of Evanston was a center of early movements and organizations that sought political and social equality for women and the community and nation’s most vulnerable. Illinois was …

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Evanston Women’s History Timeline

Click here for PDF version I. 1850 – 1874 – Educated Women 1855 Northwestern Female College is founded by William P. Jones, Jr. and J. Wesley Jones to provide higher education for women in Evanston. 1856 Northwestern Female College opens. The institution includes a college for women and a preparatory school for boys and girls. …

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Fifteen Evanston Women Who Persisted

The 2018 Tour Evanston Women’s History Map highlights the stories of fifteen Evanston women and women’s organizations around the theme She Persisted. It provides a fun, informative and relevant summer activity for self-guided walking, biking and driving tours. The map costs $10 and will be available for purchase from 1-4 pm Thursdays and Sundays at the Frances …

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