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Women and Leadership Archives

Women's Legacy

The Women & Leadership Archives (WLA) collects, preserves, and makes available records of enduring value to researchers studying women's leadership activities.


History Fair

The WLA is ready for History Fair participants! We are open from 8:30-4:30 on Monday, Wednesday-Friday and from 11am-7pm on Tuesdays. Click here for more information and ideas for History Fair topics to research at the WLA!  

The Politics of Marriage in the Era of Women's Liberation

Come hear Dr. Alison Lefkovitz speak about her research as one of the WLA's 2014 Summer Research Grant recipients on Monday, October 27 from 12-1 pm on the 4th floor of the Klarcheck Information Commons! Dr. Lefkovitz will discuss how activists worked to remove the category of gender from the legal definition of marriage and how Americans struggled to redefine marriage without gender. Click here to learn more about her presentation.  

Legion of Young Polish Women 75th Anniversary Celebration

The Legion of Young Polish Women recently held a 75th Anniversary celebration on Loyola's campus. Click here to read more.

Legion of Young Polish Women

The much anticipated Legion of Young Polish Women digital exhibit is finally open! Click here to learn more about this fascinating charitable organization and to visit the exhibit.

New Extended Hours!

The WLA will now be open until 7pm on Tuesday evenings! Click here to learn more.

Crossings and Dwellings: Events Focused on Women

Crossings and Dwellings, the new Loyola University Museum of Art exhibit, runs now through October 19th. Learn more about the exhibit's women focused events here.

Crossings and Dwellings

Crossings and Dwellings, Loyola University Museum of Art's newest exhibit, opens July 22nd through October 19th. The section on Women Religious features many artifacts and photographs from WLA collections. Learn more here.

Why is there an Angel on our webpage?

Curious as to why there is an angel on the side of our page? Click here to learn more!


Women and Leadership Archives
Loyola University Chicago · Piper Hall · 1032 W. Sheridan Road · Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.8837 · E-mail: WLArchives@luc.edu

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