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October 2020

Evanston Women and the Fight for the Vote

October 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Lori Osborne, Director of the Evanston Women’s History Project at the Evanston History Center (EHC), in conversation with Eden Juron Pearlman, Executive Director of EHC, for a suffrage anniversary review. The event takes place virtually on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 6:30pm-7:30pm (CDT). This past year the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment was a focus for the EWHP because Evanston women played such a prominent role in the suffrage movement – locally, in Illinois, and in the U.S. Hear…

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November 2020

Race and Rights: Willard, Wells, Addams

November 17 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Who gets to be a citizen? How did debates in Chicago around voting, lynching and women’s rights break down across racial lines? How do we think about these divisions today, and why are they relevant?   Race and Rights: Willard, Wells, Addams, the final installment of our “With You or Not at All” series exploring issues of racism in the woman’s suffrage movement, will focus on three significant Chicago-based women activists who were connected in their reform work, but who encountered difficulties…

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