Emily Greene Balch Lecture

Past Event: Emily Greene Balch is one of only two American women to win the Nobel Peace Prize Join us in celebrating the 150th anniversary of her birth Lecture by Kristen Gwinn-Becker Author of Emily Greene Balch: The Long Road to Internationalism Sunday, January 8, 2017 2:00-4:00 PM First Church …
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Remembering the Ladies

  Past Event: A Slide Show and Lecture by Susan Wilson, Author and Historian Sunday, October 23, 2016 2 pm Forest Hills Cemetery 95 Forest Hills Street Jamaica Plain Trace the origins and development of many of Boston’s most enterprising women and the theories behind their unique strengths and accomplishments. …
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The 1835 Women’s March of Courage

CELEBRATING WOMEN’S COURAGE The 1835 Women’s March of Courage Tuesday, October 25, 5:30 PM 14 Beacon Street, lst Floor in the Community Room Speakers: Shay Stewart-Bouley Activist and Writer Horace Seldon, Garrison Scholar In 1835 when an angry anti-abolition crowd almost lynched William Lloyd Garrison, the Mayor advised the women …
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New Play about Anna Coleman Ladd

UNMASKED Anna Coleman Ladd and the Masks of WWI A free Playwrights Reading Room Public Reading by Patti Cassidy Thursday November 10 7:00 PM at Watertown Free Public Library 123 Main Street Watertown Boston sculptor Anna Coleman Ladd founded a studio in Paris to create cosmetic masks for disfigured WW1 …
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Naval Ships Named for Stone and Truth

Two new naval ships were named today after two important women in history: suffragist Lucy Stone and abolitionist/women’s rights activist Sojourner Truth. This unusual gathering was held at the BPL on Sept. 19 as members of the Boston Women’s Heritage Trail, the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement, the Women’s Suffrage …
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