Programs and Events

It’s Not Too Late – Suffrage Anniversary Continued!

You can still participate in the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment this fall in several ways. Fall is a perfect time to complete the Do-It-Yourself Suffrage March – visit Evanston women’s history sites, including McCulloch, Harbert, Lunt and Stockham Parks (all named for women) – suggestions here for what to do. Visit our YouTube …

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Fifteen Evanston Women Who Persisted

The 2018 Tour Evanston Women’s History Map highlights the stories of fifteen Evanston women and women’s organizations around the theme She Persisted. It provides a fun, informative and relevant summer activity for self-guided walking, biking and driving tours. The map costs $10 and will be available for purchase from 1-4 pm Thursdays and Sundays at the Frances …

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Tour Evanston Women’s History with New Map Summer 2018

The Frances Willard House Museum, in partnership with the Evanston Women’s History Project and Shorefront Legacy Center, is proud to announce the first annual Tour Evanston Women’s History Map. The 2018 map will highlight fifteen women’s history sites throughout Evanston around the theme She Persisted. It will provide a fun, informative and relevant summer activity …

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International Women’s Day Evanston 2017

Evanston’s celebration of International Women’s Day will take place on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. at the Upstairs Theatre of Evanston Township High School. The theme this year is Be Bold, Let’s Move the Needle: A Conversation on Women’s Economic Progress and the Journey Ahead. Evelyn Diaz, President of the Heartland Alliance, will be …

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