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Are you wearing your Question Producer?

On Equal Pay Day, we talked briefly about the Question Producer pin, a wonderful item in our collection designed by Vyvyan Donner  and cast by Julio Kilenyi. Though small (it’s only about 1/2″ across!) this pin is an important part … Continue reading

NEW HOURS!

Hooray!  Your favorite Museum is now open for tours on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, starting this very Friday! Click here to sign up for a tour, and join us in celebrating the remarkable work of the NWP.

Equal Pay Day

In 2009, there were 4.2 million more women then men in the United States.  (source)  Despite making up more than 50% of the population, women still account for less than 50% of the wages in this county.  On average, women … Continue reading

Reporting on the Colbert Report

Like many people, I enjoy the Colbert Report.  When he and Jon Stewart held their “Rally to Restore Fear/Sanity” on the National Mall, I attended, and had a great time.  Politics in this country is absolutely fascinating (understatement of the … Continue reading

Digital Resources

One of the ongoing projects here at SBHM is digitizing our collection.  So many wonderful things, so little time! As we post more material online, be sure to check out our Past Perfect Online offerings.  Whether you are doing research … Continue reading

Friday Five

The “Friday Five” is a meme floating around the internet, and one of my favorites.  It’s a great way to share some of my favorite tidbits from this week at the Museum. 1. Did you see: we had an unexpected … Continue reading

March Madness?

Page Harrington, our wonderful Executive Director, offers some interesting information about the 1913 Woman Suffrage Parade for Cable in the Classroom.  Check it out! Want to learn more? Come visit us Saturday or Sunday, from 11 to 5, for Women’s … Continue reading

Won’t You Join Us?

We are holding an Open House this Saturday and Sunday from 11 to 5, in celebration for Women’s History Month.  Come visit your favorite museum!  

Welcome Home!

One of the great strengths of Sewall-Belmont is our rich collection of suffrage material.  Among these many, many objects that tell the story of women’s fight for equality are the cartoons of Nina Allender.  Today, one of museum’s cartoons came … Continue reading

Sharing Our Collection

The third issue of Equal Rights we’re including in our special Women’s History Month display has a great description of life in the Sewall-Belmont House. Take it away, Intern Jean: Equal Rights, October 1954 The cover of this October 1954 … Continue reading

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