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Yours for Humanity —Abby a one-woman play about Abby Kelley Foster

  • Proclamation for Women's Equality Day on August 26 read at City Council meeting by Mayor Petty and presented to president Ann Marie Shea. L to R: Mary Oroszko, Mayor Petty, Ann Marie Shea, Kathleen Comer, Pam Bobay.
  • The Gleasons at June luncheon in Concord.
  • 21st Annual Meeting program at Worcester Historical Museum with Prof. Christine DeLucia, Mount Holyoke College
  • Annette Rafferty and Lynne McKenney Lydick at "Abby & The Vote" in January 2017.
  • Women in Print 2017 authors Thea Aschkenase, Sharon Healy-Yang, Stacy Amaral

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Worcester

The site of the first National Woman’s Rights Convention in 1850, and home to Abby Kelley Foster, radical abolitionist and women’s rights activist.

Did you know it happened in Worcester County?

Although as a woman she was unable to vote, Ann B. Earle won a seat on the Worcester School Committee in 1869.

The Worcester Women’s History Project (WWHP) is a nonprofit all-volunteer educational organization dedicated to celebrating and documenting the contribution of women to the history, social fabric and culture of Worcester and beyond.

We remember our past to better shape our future.