In Sisterhood: the Women’s Movement in Pittsburgh is an oral history and multimedia project designed to promote a deeper understanding and appreciation of an inspiring aspect of the region’s history and to highlight how progress was achieved through the hard work and determination of a diverse group of local grassroots activists.

In Sisterhood: the Women’s Movement in Pittsburgh is an oral history and multimedia project designed to promote a deeper understanding and appreciation of an inspiring aspect of the region’s history and to highlight how progress was achieved through the hard work and determination of a diverse group of local grassroots activists.
  • Pat Ulbrich & Will Zavala after screening 'Changing the Want Ads' at the Pittsburgh Shorts Film FestivalSandy Wooley, Claus Makowka, Pat Ulbrich & Will Zavala, Pittsburgh Shorts Film FestivalFeatured activists with Jessie Ramey & Pat Ulbrich at Chatham Feminist Alumni Opening ReceptionPat Ulbrich with Hatem Hassen, Will Zavala and Licia Simon at Chatham Feminist Alumni Opening ReceptionFran Barrett, Maureen McHugh and friend at Chatham Feminist Alumni Opening ReceptionViewing ERA March display at Chatham Feminist Alumni Opening Reception
  • In Sisterhood: the Women’s Movement in Pittsburgh©, 1967-1989, is an oral history and multimedia project designed to promote a deeper understanding and appreciation of an inspiring aspect of the region’s history and to highlight how progress was achieved through the hard work and determination of a diverse group of local grassroots activists.


    UPCOMING EVENT

    Marcher at Fight for $15 March

    Chatham Feminist Activists
    Multimedia Exhibit


    October 12 – December 20, 2019
    Gallery Hours: Mon-Thurs, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Free and open to the public

    Chatham University Art Gallery
    Woodland Hall
    Woodland Road
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232

    Campus Parking Map


    The YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh is the fiscal sponsor of In Sisterhood: The Women's Movement in Pittsburgh

    The YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh is the fiscal sponsor of
    In Sisterhood: The Women's Movement in Pittsburgh©

  • Alma Fox, In Sisterhood, PIttsburgh

    Alma Speed Fox

    Alma Speed Fox

    Alma Speed Fox (b. 1923) was born in Cleveland, Ohio and moved to Pittsburgh in 1949 when she married Gerald Fox. Ms. Fox became actively involved in the Pittsburgh Branch of the NAACP in the …

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  • Grass Roots Activists

    Grass Roots Activists

    We are recording oral histories with influential leaders and single interviews with feminist activists who were part of the extensive network of individuals and organizations that flourished in sout …

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  • August 20, 1967 – Wilma Scott Heide and nine other people founded the Greater Pittsburgh Area Chapter of the National Organization for Women. » Continue Reading