Standing Together: Inez Milholland’s Final Campaign for Suffrage

On International Women’s Day 2022 – Tuesday, March 8th – the Evanston History Center and the Evanston Women’s History Project will present a virtual presentation by Jeanine Michna-Bales who will discuss her multifaceted meditation on a pioneer of American suffrage: Standing Together: Inez Milholland’s Final Campaign for Women’s Suffrage. Since 2016, Michna-Bales has been researching the Suffrage chapter …

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Chicago’s First Public Art Project to Honor Suffrage Leaders – On the Wings of Change – Makes its Debut in the Wabash Arts Corridor

The Chicago Womxn’s Suffrage Tribute Committee, in conjunction with the Wabash Arts Corridor (WAC) at Columbia College Chicago, is pleased to announce the completion of a new mural celebrating women and the work of local activists in obtaining the right to vote and the modern struggle for equality.  On the Wings of Change, created by …

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McCulloch Marker Dedication – October 30, 2021

Thank you to everyone who made the park renovations, and marker installation and dedication possible – City of Evanston staff, local government officials, McCulloch family members, the landscaping crew, and the staff and board of the Evanston History Center. It was a blustery fall day at Catharine Waugh McCulloch Park with approximately 100 people in …

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National Votes for Women Trail Marker for Catharine Waugh McCulloch – Dedication October 30th!

The EWHP is pleased to announce that the National Votes for Women Trail Marker for Catharine Waugh McCulloch will be dedicated on Saturday, October 30th at 11 am in the newly renovated McCulloch Park! Save the date and join us in honoring her! In August of 2020 the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment (Women’s …

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American Women Commemorate the Great War

Forgotten Veterans, Invisible Memorials: How American Women Commemorated the Great War, 1917-1945 – a Presentation by Allison S. FinkelsteinThursday, September 30, 2021, 7PM (CST) (Hosted on Zoom)Admission: $10 (Payable online or call EHC at 847 475-3410). EHC members Free!Registration Required: Click here to register Join the Evanston History Center for a presentation by historian Allison S. Finkelstein as she …

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