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The Fight for Women's Right to Vote

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 4:00pm
Jefferson School African American Heritage Center: 233 4th St. NW, Charlottesville VA

 

This event is part of the 2018 Virginia Festival of the Book. Click here for more information on this event and others.

Johanna Neuman (Gilded Suffragists) and Elaine Weiss (The Woman’s Hour) discuss the efforts of suffragists and the down-to-the-wire campaign to achieve women’s right to vote, an almost one-hundred-year-old story that continues to resonate today with its aspects of civil rights, tactics, race, and class. Moderated by Corrine Field.

Co-sponsored by the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women's Center and Charlottesville NOW