A great presentation is coming up next week at the Northwestern University Library with local women’s history connections. Ellen Gruber Garvey, Ph.D., Professor of English at New Jersey City University and author of the book Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance, will present her speech “Reading the Remnants: …

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A historic statue with Evanston women’s history connections is recreated and restored to its home in Chicago’s Lincoln Park. The Evanston based Woman’s Christian Temperance Union originally gave the statue to the City of Chicago. Though the concrete fountain which served as the base of the statue remained, the bronze statue itself had been stolen …

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Lorraine Morton

Wonderful post on the Shorefront blog with the story of Lorraine Hairston Morton, former Mayor of Evanston. http://shorefrontjournal.wordpress.com/2013/07/01/lorraine-hairston-morton-i-am-more-than-my-smile/