Public Women, Private Lives

An exhibition of books and manuscripts from the Boston Public Library’s special collections illustrates the public and private lives of reputed writers such as Emily Dickinson, Louisa May Alcott, and Julia Ward Howe, as well as those of lesser-known authors such as Hannah Adams, Hannah Webster Foster, and Annie Fields. …
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Sunday, September 29, 2013

Notable Women of Boston’s West End Walking Tour

Join Us on Sunday, September 29, 2013 1:00 – 3:00 PM Beginning at the West End Museum 150 Staniford Street, Boston 02114 Tour guides:  Linda Stern & Helaine Davis,  Jewish Women in Boston History and Boston Women’s Heritage Trail Read more

Monday, October 7, 2013

How Women Become Political

An open forum on October 7, 2013 commemorating the 175th anniversary of Angelina Grimke’s address to the Massachusetts State Legislature — the first time in the US that a woman addressed a legislative body. Panelists include Gloria Steinem, Elizabeth Warren, Ayanna Pressley, Kerry Healey and Swanee Hunt. 6:00-8:00 pm, John …
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Sunday, May 12, 2013

Breaking Ground: The Remarkable Jewish Women in Boston History

Bring your mother!  Bring your daughter! Join us at the historic Vilna Shul in downtown Boston as we welcome librarians Linda Stern and Helaine Davis for a very special Mother’s Day bagel brunch and presentation. Sunday, May 12, 2013 – 11:00 AM 18 Phillips Street, Boston MA 02114 Who was …
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Tour: Notable Women of Boston’s Back Bay

Bashka Paeff                    Lucy Stone                Mary Antin Who was an abolitionist & suffragist as well as the first woman in Massachusetts to earn a college degree and to keep her maiden name after marriage? Who …
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