Local Women Who Made It Happen!

Click image at right to RSVP for June 23 talk on local women's suffrage movement a century ago:

June Opdycke Suffrage Header

Your $100 gift will allow us to preserve and share the stories of the past 100 years -- into the next 100 years!

Become a month-of-June sponsor of our Virtual Event Space and we'll add your name to our gallery of local women who made the difference through political words and deeds, and through persistence in a professional field men had preferred to keep to themselves.  Give a $100 gift here and that money will both help us celebrate these women, and support our largest and perhaps most solemn practice, the physical care and preservation of thousands of documents, letters, photos, stories, objects and textiles in our archives.

Suffrage & social betterment
Suffrage & social betterment
Suffrage & War Service
Suffrage & War Service
Suffrage, reading & literacy
Suffrage, reading & literacy
Suffrage, equal rights & opportunity
Suffrage, equal rights & opportunity
Equal rights & opportunity, war service
Equal rights & opportunity, war service
Artist, local narratives
Artist, local narratives
Politics, community wellbeing
Politics, community wellbeing
First woman to win local election, 1919
First woman to win local election, 1919
Among earliest of women lawyers
Among earliest of women lawyers

We support women who have made a difference, and we support the preservation and sharing of their stories for generations to come:

Christine Crawford-Oppenheimer

Sue Doyle

Eileen Hayden

Karen Lambdin

Melodye Moore

Betsy Strauss