History

Compassion in Challenging Times: Etty Hillesum and Us

In a day and age when compassion and community can seem in short supply, we turn to Etty Hillesum (1914-1943).

  • 04/14/2020

Votes for Women, Ja!

This one-woman theatrical presentation and lecture traces the pivotal contributions of Nordic immigrant suffragists to voting rights in Minnesota. Presenter

  • 04/05/2020

Votes for Women, Ja!

This one-woman theatrical presentation and lecture traces the pivotal contributions of Nordic immigrant suffragists to voting rights in Minnesota. Presenter

  • 04/04/2020
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An Unknown Origin Story

On a January day in 2001, my mother and I sat together in the Gale Family Library at the Minnesota

  • 12/23/2019
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When your grandmother is hidden: Duchess Harris reveals her grandmother’s hidden history at NASA

In 2011, my mother Miriam Mann Harris was approached by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to provide an

  • 03/01/2017

‘African-American history is American history’

“Just from interviewing my own family, I knew African-American culture had been around for generations, but you wouldn’t know it from what we’re taught in our schools.”

  • 07/02/2012

International Women’s Day timeline

100 years of history March 8, 1857:Hundreds of New York City women took 
to the streets to protest 
inhumane working

  • 03/02/2011

25 Year Timeline

Aretha, Xena, Janet Reno & more … 25 years of women’s work, 1985 to today

  • 04/02/2010