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.
  • The reception at the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Pittsburgh Ordinance #395.The audience at the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Pittsburgh Ordinance #395City Councilwoman Erica Strassburger, Jeanne Clark, Alma Speed  Fox, Eleanor Smeal, Pat Ulbrich, Mayor Bill Peduto, Jessie RameyEleanor Smeal, Cindy Hundorfean, Brenda Frazier, Evan FrazierDeborah Crawford, Phyllis Wetherby, Kathy Wilson, Pam Macklin
  • 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.


    UPCOMING EVENT

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    Chatham Feminist Activists
    Multimedia Exhibit


    October 12 – December 20, 2019
    Opening Reception – October 12th, 2:30 p.m.
    Free and open to the public

    Chatham University Art Gallery
    Woodland Hall
    Woodland Road
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232

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    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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  • Grass Roots Activists

    Grass Roots Activists

    We are recording oral histories with influential leaders and single interviews with feminist activists who were part of the extensive network of individuals and organizations that flourished in sout …

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  • August 20, 1967 – Wilma Scott Heide and nine other people founded the Greater Pittsburgh Area Chapter of the National Organization for Women. » Continue Reading