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
  • 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.


    MANDERINO LIBRARY GALLERY
    CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PA
    701 THIRD STREET, CALIFORNIA PA 15419
    APRIL 3-8, 2017


    OPENING RECEPTION
    TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 2017 / 2:00-4:00 PM
    FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


    GALLERY HOURS:
    Monday - Friday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


    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©

  • LaVera Brown

    LaVera Brown

    LaVera Lynch Brown (b.1931) was born and raised in Pittsburgh. She attended the University of Pittsburgh (PITT), but left to pursue a career in New York City.  She married Albert Brown in 19 …

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