Women History

2019 Women’s History Walking Tour

Explore the revolutionary history of Evanston’s women by viewing the houses and buildings where they worked to transform our cultural landscape. In partnership with the Frances Willard House Museum. Meets in front of the Frances Willard House, 1730 Chicago Avenue. Cost: $20/$15 for Evanston History Center and Frances Willard House Museum members. When: July 21st, 11 a.m. -12:30 …

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2016 Review – More Work To Do for Women’s History

Here are some highlights from the EWHP in 2016. We are looking forward to a busy 2017! in 2016, the Joan Barr Smith Endowment for Women’s History moved to the Evanston Community Foundation (ECF). Barr Smith was Evanston’s first female mayor and this move honors Joan’s long commitment to both women’s history and Evanston, and …

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