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Women and Leadership Archives


WLA Blog

WLA Blog

Mundelein Academic Dean Mary Patricia Haley, BVM and Jean Dolores Schmidt, BVM (Sister Jean), Mundelein College Photograph Collection, 1985

Do you like stories about fascinating people and archives? Our blog has you covered!

WLA staff has been working hard to find those stories for you by researching the collections of the Women and Leadership Archives. From the records of activists, educators, a diplomat, Mundelein College, and women religious, we’ve uncovered some enthralling stories.

Some of our latest blog posts include:

We also have a treasure trove of past blog posts that highlight the strengths of our collection: they feature histories of social justice, politics, and the fine and performing arts. There’s even a post about a student smuggler to the Soviet Union!