Women’s Voices

Gloria Steinem once said, “Women have always been an equal part of the past. We just haven’t been a part of history.” Museums and research institutions across the country (and the world) often struggle to tell the stories of women, especially before the mid-20th Century, because their writings often do not exist, and their existence is often inextricably linked to their husband’s more-well-known narrative.

This digital exhibition will constantly be updated though discoveries made in the Archives of the Brick Store Museum (which numbers over 30,000 letters, photographs, log books, journals, newspapers, and everything else in between) to give voice to women’s local history as narrated through photographs and writings over more than 250 years.