Women’s Vote 100

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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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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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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City of Evanston Proclamation – 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

Text of the Proclamation – The 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment Whereas, Evanston had long been at the forefront of the movement to secure women the right to vote and many Evanston women leaders played a critical role in the woman’s suffrage movement, including Elizabeth Boynton Harbert, Frances E. Willard, and

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