New Frances Willard Exhibit

There’s a new exhibit that focuses on Frances Willard open at Northwestern University Library from now through March 18.  Arguably one of the most famous and influential Evanstonians in the 19th century, Willard left her mark on this community and the world. Here’s the link for more information:

The Big Move

The Evanston Women’s History Project offices are moving to the Evanston History Center (EHC).  No doubt the move will help facilitate research as many of the Project’s research subjects have archival and/or clipping files at the EHC.

Project Update

Although the cold seems to have slowed most people down these past few weeks, momentum at the EWHP has never been higher. In addition to organizing all that valuable information that we’ve been gathering for over  year now, our initial survey of historic properties associated with Evanston women of note is finishing up AND we …

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Research Update

The EWHP has moved into another research phase! Though research on “women of note” will continue indefinitely, some researchers have started to shift their focus to properties associated with these significant women. In order to list a property (or in this case, a district) on The National Register of Historic Places, one has to carefully …

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A Closer Look at the EWHP: Project Staff, Part II

Hi all, I’m Stella, EWHP’s Research Assistant, and the person that updates this blog regularly. I’m primarily responsible for coordinating our research volunteers, spearheading research, and spreading the word on the Project. Like the Project Coordinator, Lori Osborne, I also have many other tasks. Sometimes, it feels like I do the jobs of many different …

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