Organizational Members

Meet the organizational members of the National Collaborative for Women's History Sites.

Frances Willard House

Frances Willard HouseFrances Willard, a long-time resident of Evanston, Illinois, was one of the most prominent social reformers of the 19th century and arguably one of the generating influences in America’s long history of social justice and activism. 

The Frances Willard Historical Association
1730 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, Illinois 60201
(847) 328-7500
http://www.franceswillardhouse.org
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Jane Addams Hull-House Museum

Hull HouseThe Jane Addams Hull-House Museum commemorates the work of social welfare pioneer and peace advocate Jane Addams, her settlement house associates, their innovative programs, and the neighborhood they served.

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Naper Settlement

Naper SettlementThe Naper Settlement tells the story of daily life in Naperville as it changed from a simple frontier outpost to a bustling turn-of-the-century community. Accredited by the American Association of Museums, our historic museum village, located in the heart of downtown Naperville, features a 12-acre site with 30 historic structures.

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  • Arizona Women's Heritage Trail

    The Arizona Women's Heritage Trail is a legacy project that links women's history to historic sites throughout the state, educates the general public about women's leadership, contributions, and experiences, and increases state tourism.

  • Bonniebrook Historical Society

    Bonniebrook is the historic homestead property of Rose Cecil O'Neill (1874-1944), who was an extraordinary artist, author, activist, suffragist, and philanthropist.

  • Clara Barton National Historic Site

    The Clara Barton National Historic Site tells the story of the early American Red Cross and its founder Clara Barton (1821-1912) through museum objects, library and archival material, and associated records.

  • Evanston Woman's History Project

    The Evanston Woman's History Project (EWHP) is a three year creative collaboration effort with the Evanston History Center, the Woman's Club of Evanston, Shorefront and the Evanston/North Shore YMCA.

  • George Washington Birthplace National Monument

    George Washington was born in 1732 on the Washington family plantation at Popes Creek. This 550 acre site located on the banks of the Potomac River, once a main route to England tells the story of an 18th century British colonial tobacco farm where generations of the Washington family worked with free, indentured, and enslaved African American workers.

  • Grace Hudson Museum and Sun House

    The Grace Hudson Museum is an art, history and anthropology museum focusing on the lifeworks of nationally admired artist Grace Carpenter Hudson (1865-1937) and her husband, self-trained anthropologist, Dr. John Hudson (1857-1936).

  • Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

    Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) was the author of the internationally famous groundbreaking anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin, published in book form in 1852. A member of the activist Beecher family, Stowe published more than 30 books, as well as sketches and articles, many dealing with the roles of women. The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center consists of an historic house museum, program center, and research library.

  • Indiana Women's History Association, Inc.


  • Kate Mullany National Historic Site

    The Kate Mullany National Historic Site is the home of Kate Mullany, the founder and leader of America's first bona fide all women's union, the Troy Collar Laundry Union (1864) and the first woman to serve as an officer of a national union.

  • Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site

    The site commemorates the life of Maggie Lena Walker (1867-1934), an African American woman who achieved success in the business and finance worlds as the first female founder and president of a chartered bank in the United States.

  • Martin Van Buren National Historic Site

    Martin Van Buren National Historic Site features Lindenwald, home and farm of eighth President Martin Van Buren.

  • Mary McCloud Bethune Council House NHS

    Mary McLeod Bethune grew up amidst the poverty and oppression of the Reconstruction South, yet rose to prominence as an educator, presidential advisor, and political activist.

  • Maryland Women's History Project


  • Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation Historic Home

    The Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation conducts programs relating to the major work of Gage: women's rights, abolition, religious freedom and separation of church and state, and the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) influence on women's rights.

  • Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association

    The Maria Mitchell Association was founded in 1902 to preserve the birthplace and ideals of America's first woman astronomer, Maria Mitchell (1818-89). She discovered a telescopic comet and was the first American (and the first woman) to be awarded a gold medal by the King of Denmark.

  • National Women's History Project

    The National Women's History Project celebrates and recognizes the historic achievements of women. As the organization that spearheaded the movement for National Women's History Month, NWHP provides information, referrals, and materials related to all aspects of US women's history.

  • Pearl S. Buck House and Historic Site

    The site, located in Perkasie, Pennsylvania, tells the story of Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973), the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning author, activist, and humanitarian.

  • Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front NHP

    Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park celebrates the stories of countless Americans of all ages and backgrounds whose work and sacrifices on the home front -- in Richmond, California, and across the nation -- helped achieve victory in World War II

  • Sewall-Belmont House and Museum

    Early in the 20th century, Sewall-Belmont House and Museum became the headquarters of the historic National Woman's Party, founded by suffragist Alice Paul. Today it operates as a nonprofit museum and research library.

  • Springfield Armory National Historic Site

    At Springfield Armory National Historic Site in Massachusetts, workers for nearly two centuries developed, tested, manufactured, repaired, and stored United States Army rifles and small arms. During World War I and II women workers contributed greatly to the Armory's efforts, making rifle components and assembling weapons that American soldiers carried into battles worldwide.

  • Susan B. Anthony Birthplace


  • Susan B. Anthony House

    The Susan B. Anthony House was the home of the social reformer and women's rights campaigner for over 40 years, from 1866 until her death in 1906. It was here, in the front parlor, where she was arrested for voting in 1872.

  • Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site

    Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site was the childhood home of Julia Dent, who became Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant in 1848. While the site is named after the 18th president, park interpretation includes Julia Dent Grant, as well as the enslaved men and women who labored on the farm during Mrs. Grant's father's ownership.

  • Woman Suffrage Media Project

    Robert P. J. Cooney, Jr. is an award-winning editor, writer and principal of Robert Cooney Graphic Design.  Co-editor of “The Power of the People: Active Nonviolence in the United States,” he has concentrated on America’s activist history of grassroots social change.  In 1993 he began the Woman Suffrage Media Project, which included in depth research into how American women won the right to vote.

  • Women's Rights National Historical Park

    Women's Rights National Historical Park preserves sites in Seneca Falls and Waterloo, N.Y. associated with the 1848 First Women's Rights Convention. Park visitor center exhibits, a 30-minute orientation film, Dreams of Equality, and ranger-led Wesleyan Chapel tours are available daily.

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