"Women Work" Photo Exhibit
The Vermont Women's History Project and Mary Claire Carroll, photographer, presented a joint exhibit honoring Women's History Month, March 2006, in the State House cafeteria.Women and Work in Vermont: 1800 - 1984
These photographs were produced by the Vermont Division of the American Association of University Women and represent women's daily work and accomplishments in the home, on the farm, in industry, education, medicine, politics, in the arts, and in non-traditional occupations. The VWHP thanks Karen Madden for the use of this exhibit. A booklet with "thumbnail photos and descriptive text was created by Kate Rouelle in the state curator's office. Click here to see booklet for Women and Work in Vermont: 1800 - 1984
Women Helping Women Photo Exhibit - Mary Claire Carroll, Photographer Click here to see the photo exhibit poster or the complete collection.
This exhibit began in the summer of 1998 as a way to honor the work women do and to educate the community about the issues Vermont women face every day of their lives. Mary Claire Carroll focused on women whose work improved the lives of Vermont women and their families. Each participant was asked three questions: describe the work you do, what motivates you to do this work, and what dreams or hopes do you have for the future of Vermont women and their families. A booklet with "thumbnail photos and descriptive text was created by Kate Rouelle in the state curator's office. Click here to see booklet for Women Helping Women
The opening reception for the Women Work photo exhibit was held March 15, 2006 at the State House cafeteria. Opening and welcoming remarks were presented by Vicky Young, Chair of the Vermont Commission on Women, and Lieutenant Governor Brian Dubie.
(L - R: Lt. Gov. Dubie, Marilyn Blackwell, Judith Irving, VWHP Director)
Historical commentary was provided by Deborah Clifford and Marilyn Blackwell. Click here to read text of their remarks