Beginning Monday, March 16, we will suspend tours, access to the research room, and programs until further notice.

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Update from the EHC on COVID-19

To our members, friends, and visitors: The Board of the Evanston History Center has the health and safety of our visitors and staff as our primary concern. Beginning Monday, March 16, we will suspend tours, access to the research room, and programs until further notice. The situation may change, so please check our website. Like many…

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Thanks for attending Jacqueline Saper’s talk

Thanks to everyone who came out to hear Jacqueline Saper talk about her experiences growing up and living in Iran during the rule of the Shah (Mohammad Reza Pahlavi), the revolution, and the establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran. It was quite a fascinating talk and from the buzz afterward, it was clear that…

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Event Postponed! “Evanston Women and the Fight for the Vote” Presentation

This event has been postponed until further notice. We plan to reschedule and will widely publicize the new date.

See news scroll to learn more about the measures EHC is implementing around COVID-19.

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Now Open!

The exhibit “Evanston Women and the Fight for the Vote” is now open!

This new exhibit at the Evanston History Center commemorates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment which gave American women the right to vote.

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View Toward the Future: The Capital Campaign

History is alive at the Dawes House. Each year, thousands come to explore the questions history provokes, feel the excitement of discovery, and experience the thrill of examining artifacts and reading directly from original documents.

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