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.
  • 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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    Steeped in History: Tea and House Tour

    Saturday, November 14th, 2015
    2:00-4:00 pm

    A Celebration of Women’s Equality Day

    On August 26, 2013, friends of In Sisterhood: The Women’s Movement in Pittsburgh met at BE Galleries in Lawrenceville to commemorate the 93rd anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment to…

    Sisterhood in Pittsburgh Panel Discussion

    Jeanne Clark, Alma Speed Fox, Cindy Judd Hill, Sister Patricia McCann and Molly Rush participated in a panel discussion moderated by Pat Ulbrich entitled,”Sisterhood in Pittsburgh: women’s liberation from the…


    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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  • Barbara Wooster

    Barbara Wooster

    Barbara Wooster

    Member, East End NOW chapter, 1977-present Co-President, East End NOW chapter, 1982-1983 Clerical, Pennsylvania Human Relations Committee, 1975-2007 …

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  • December 1, 1970 – Pittsburgh NOW members stage a “sit in” at Frankie Gustine’s to protest discriminatory practice of this male only bar. » Continue Reading