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©

  • Ann Lang, In SIsterhood

    Ann Lang

    Ann Lang

    Member, Greater Pittsburgh Area/North Hills NOW, 1970-1982 Member, Board of Directors, NOW, 1973-1978 Vice President, Pennsylvania NOW, 1974 …

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  • Molly Rush, In sisterhood

    Molly Rush

    Molly Rush

    Molly Rush (b. 1936) grew up in Pittsburgh. She joined the Catholic Interracial Council in 1963 and embarked on a lifetime of activism. “A lot of it came out of the Catholic experience” (Rush, 2 …

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  • January 8, 1968 – The National Organization for Women announced its support for Cindy Judd Hill, in her fight to regain her position teaching position in a Pittsburgh high school. » Continue Reading