March is Women’s History Month, and there are multiple ways to celebrate it. Here are a few events happening to participate in celebrating.
March Brown Bag Lunch “Women and the Early Days of the Automobile on the Lincoln Highway”
On the first day of Women’s History Month, Sycamore History Museum and Ellwood House will be partnering to host “Women and the Early Days of the Automobile on the Lincoln Highway” by Kay Shelton. Her presentation will include stories about Samuel E. Bradt, his wife Bertha Glidden Bradt, and the history of Annie’s Woods and its role as a Free Auto Camp.
This event will take place on March 1 at noon. Click here to find out more.
“Women’s History is…” Photo series
NIU invites the public to participate in a photo series to celebrate Woman’s History Month. If you stop by the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center, you’ll get your picture taken to express what the month means to you.
This event will take place on March 2 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Click here to learn more!
Living History: Eleanor Roosevelt
Award-winning actress and scholar Leslie Goddard portrays Eleanor Roosevelt, one of the most influential public figures in the twentieth century. This performance uses Eleanor’s own letters, diaries, newspaper columns, and other writings to capture the essence of the former first lady.
This performance is a hybrid event taking place both in-person and via zoom. If you are interested in attending the event on March 24 at 7:00 pm, click here to learn more.
Are there any other events involving woman’s history month that you would like to share? Be sure to comment below!
Written by Claudia Piwowarczyk
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