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.

Multimedia Exhibits

Multimedia Exhibits

In Sisterhood Multimedia ExhibitIn Sisterhood

Our In Sisterhood multimedia exhibit highlights the work of local feminists to gain equal rights for women and girls in our region and beyond. It includes a portrait gallery of sixteen influential leaders of the women’s movement during the latter part of the 20th century, a 15-minute video based on excerpts from their oral histories, period photos and memorabilia from private collections.
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multimedia_exhibits_bridgebuildersBridge Builders

Our Bridge Builders multimedia exhibit explores the synergistic nexus between the civil rights and women’s movements in Pittsburgh during the latter part of the 20th century. It pays tribute to African American women who were instrumental in breaking down barriers to equality by fostering alliances among organizations.
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multimedia_exhibits_bridgebuildersHard Hatted Women

The Hard Hatted Women multimedia exhibit features women who were trailblazing in the labor unions in the Pittsburgh region during the 1970s and 1980s. It explores the tactics they used to break down barriers to equality on the job, in the unions and in the nation.
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