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.
  • T-shirts with a message in the Hard Hatted Women exhibitBarbarta Barnes, Candi Caplan & Rosemary Trump at the Hard Hatted Women exhibit, August 26thMirror images of Kipp Dawson & Carol Davis Jones at the Hard Hatted Women exhibit, <br>August 26thJudy Ruszkowski, Anna Doering & Ken Regal at the Hard Hatted Women exhibit, August 26thEnjoying music by Ginny Hildebrand & Anne Feeney at the Hard Hatted Women exhibit, August 26thEileen Weiner & Emily Lippert at the Hard Hatted Women exhibit, August 26th
  • Photos by Larry Rippel

    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.


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    HARD HATTED WOMEN

    A multimedia exhibit featuring influential leaders in the Pittsburgh region’s labor movement during the 1970s and 1980s.


    RIVERS OF STEEL GALLERY
    623 E. EIGHT AVE, HOMESTEAD, PA 15120
    AUGUST 26 – DECEMBER 31, 2016


    GALLERY HOURS:
    Mon., Wed., Fri., 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Sat. 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Sept. & Oct. only
    Other times by appointment (412-464-4020)


    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©

  • Carol McCullough, In Sisterhood, Pittsburgh

    Carol McCullough

    Carol McCullough

    Carol McCullough (b. 1941) and her husband Fred joined the National Organization for Women (NOW) in 1971, but belonged to different chapters in the Pittsburgh area so they could alternate chi …

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  • Anne Feeney, In SIsterhood Project, Pittsburgh

    Anne Feeney

    Anne Feeney

    Anne Feeney (b. 1951) was raised in Brookline, a suburb of Pittsburgh, and earned a B.A. in 1974 and a law degree in 1978, both from the University of Pittsburgh (PITT). Ms. Feeney was drawn to t …

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  • September 10, 1969 – Gerald Gardner filed a formal complaint on behalf of the Greater Pittsburgh Area Chapter of NOW against the Pittsburgh Press for continuing to publish “help wanted” ads separately for women and men after the sex discrimination was banned in Pittsburgh. » Continue Reading