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.


    RIVERS OF STEEL GALLERY
    623 E. EIGHT AVE, HOMESTEAD, PA 15120
    AUGUST 26, 2016 – MARCH 31, 2017


    OPENING RECEPTION
    FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2016 / 6:00 – 8:30 PM
    FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


    GALLERY HOURS:
    Mon., Wed., Fri., 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    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©

  • 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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  • Kathleen Wilson, In Sisterhood

    Kathleen Wilson

    Kathleen Wilson

    Kathleen Wilson (b. 1943) was raised in Bloomfield, a predominantly white neighborhood in Pittsburgh, and earned both a B.A. in psychology and M.A. in special education from the University of Pittsb …

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  • February 9, 1972 – The Greater Pittsburgh Area NOW chapter proclaimed “Public Accommodations Week” to protest “men only” bars and dining rooms to conduct of business. » Continue Reading