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The Woman’s 4th of July

Even the 4th of July has a women’s history connection in Evanston. Visit the Frances Willard House and Northwestern University Library websites for more of this important story! https://www.northwestern.edu/150-years-of-women/learn/library-exhibit/fireworks-and-fire.html Happy 4th!

Liu-Wang Liming

Liu-Wang Liming was born in Anhui Province, China. Her mother was president of the local Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) in the community, which connected her to Evanston where the WCTU was headquartered. Liu-Wang came to Evanston to attend Northwestern University in 1916 and graduated in 1920. While in school, she went by the name …

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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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