Project Staff

Candace Ruby, M.A. Public History ’16

Project Alumni

The original online exhibit was created in 2003 by staff in the Northeastern University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections Department as a companion to a physical exhibit, which was on display for the 2003-2004 academic year in the lower level of the Snell Library. This version builds upon the design, text, and archival materials presented in the original. Contributors for the original exhibit included:

Conception, design, project management: Michelle Light, Assistant Archivist
African American section: Molly Overholt, Archives Assistant
Feminist section: Jessica Parr, Archives Assistant
Gay and Lesbian section: Michelle Light, Assistant Archivist
Latino section: Natalie Garza, Northeastern University graduate student
Assistance with scanning and matting: Funnya Bezverkhny, Northeastern Co-op student; Paige Roberts, Archives Assistant; Katie Geiszler, Northeastern University Co-op student

Credit and Copyright

Citing this project

We Raise Our Voices: Celebrating Activism for Equality & Pride in Boston’s African-American, Feminist, Gay & Lesbian, & Latino Communities. Online exhibit. Northeastern University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Boston, Massachusetts.

Copyright and licensing

Northeastern University holds the copyright for some, but not all, of the texts and photographs exhibited on this site. Please contact the Archives and Special Collections Department at to obtain reproductions of the materials and to inquire about copyright.

CERES: Exhibit Toolkit

This project was created on a customized WordPress instance using the CERES: Exhibit Toolkit. These tools, as well as archival, hosting, and support systems, are provided by the Northeastern University Library Digital Scholarship group. The DSG specializes in the Digital Humanities and helps faculty, staff, and students in the Northeastern community showcase their projects to the public.