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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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Women’s History Tours

There are several ways you can visit Evanston women’s history sites and locales. Each year, the Evanston History Center hosts a walking tour of Evanston women’s sites. In 2022, the walking tour will be on September 17 at 11 am – tours begin at the Frances Willard House Museum at 1730 Chicago Avenue. For more …

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Join us! Suffrage Anniversary Events this coming Week

We have several programs coming soon – click on the links below to discover more and RSVP as needed. Stay tuned for next week’s post! First up is the Evanston Women’s Suffrage History Walking Tour on Saturday August 15th. This tour meets at Frances Willard House, 1730 Chicago Avenue, Evanston. In this historic year of …

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Suffrage Sundays

Starting August 2nd and continuing through the month on Sundays, the Frances Willard House Museum and WCTU Archives will present YouTube videos as part of a new “Suffrage Sundays” series. The videos will feature collection items from the museum and archives related to the story of the long and significant connection between the suffrage and …

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Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers Book Launch with Martha S. Jones

Join Jane Addams Hull-House Museum and the Frances Willard House Museum in conversation with Martha S. Jones author of Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote and Insisted on Equality for All (Basic/2020) and Leslie Harris (moderator), professor, Department of History, Northwestern University. FREE, Book Launch and Reception About the Book: In the …

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