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  • Years of Hope, Years of Courage
    100 marchers wearing white suffrage dresses, marching in the Rose Bowl Parade to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920 By Katherine Field, great-great-granddaughter … Read more
  • On the Same Terms: 150 Years of Women at Northwestern
    Northwestern University Woman's College, ca. 1890. Marking the 150th anniversary of women’s education at Northwestern University, this exhibition uses documents, images, and artifacts from the University Archives to examine the … Read more
  • Year of Suffrage!
    A group of Evanston community partners has gathered to plan for this anniversary. Our goal is not simply to celebrate. We recognize that voting restrictions existed long after the 19th … Read more

Evanston is remarkable in nothing if not for the ability, individuality, and enterprise of its women.

Frances E. Willard

The Evanston Women’s History Project
offices are housed in
the Evanston History Center
225 Greenwood Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 475-3410
ewhp@evanstonhistorycenter.org


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