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The Evanston Women’s History Project (EWHP) at the Evanston History Center is a collaborative community effort begun in 2007 to document and celebrate women and women’s organizations that have made significant contributions to Evanston history. The project has completed work on: a research database of Evanston women and women’s organizations, women’s history curriculum for local schools, tourism materials, and …

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EWHP exhibit installed at Rest Cottage

The EWHP exhibit Lifting as We Climb: Evanston Women and the Creation of a Community is now installed at the Frances Willard House, 1730 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois (also known fondly as Rest Cottage). An exhibit opening will be held on Sunday, November 6th from 1-4 pm. Refreshments will be served. In addition to the …

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Support the Evanston Women’s History Project by giving to the Evanston History Center Annual Appeal. For more information click on the link below and thank you! Evanston History Center Annual Appeal (please designate EWHP for your donation) You can also support the project’s the long-term sustainability by giving to the Joan Barr Smith Endowment for …

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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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Learn more about these women Recent Posts 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 at theEvanston History Center225 Greenwood StreetEvanston, IL 60201(847)