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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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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.

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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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

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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