The Incredible Life of Maria Murray, Evanston’s First Black Resident

By Sophia Weglarz, Summer 2021 Evanston Women’s History Project Intern My name is Sophia Weglarz, I am a current undergraduate student at the University of Pennsylvania studying cognitive neuroscience and Africana Studies. While I have worked with the Evanston History Center and the Evanston Women’s History Project in previous summers, this summer I have the …

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Evanston Women and the Fight for the Vote – Closing Soon!

Visit the Evanston History Center soon to see Evanston Women and the Fight for the Vote! Our 2020 exhibit in honor of the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment closes May 9th. EHC is open for visitors Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 1-4 pm but reservations are required. You can make a reservation at www.evanstonhistorycenter.org.Evanston …

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Celebrate International Women’s Day with EWHP and Nevertheless

Celebrate International Women’s Day with the Evanston Women’s History Project and Piven Theater with a screening of the film Nevertheless followed by a Q&A discussion with Director, Sarah Moshman, EWHP Director Lori Osborne, and mother and daughter, Juliet and Lilly Bond, who are featured in the film. The screening and discussion will take place online …

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