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Piecing Together Women’s Suffrage

Date and Time: February 16, 2020, 2:00 PM CT

Location: Kinsley Public Library, 208 E 8th St, Kinsley
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Explore the long struggle for women to gain the right to vote and today's continued challenges to ensure equal voting rights.

Sarah Bell, PhD, examines how women engaged in political activism at the Chautauqua, particularly suffrage and temperance, laying the groundwork for issues of feminism and gender equality today.

Diane Eickhoff, author of several books on Clarina Nichols, explores the coura-geous Kansas women who withstood the setbacks of three statewide initiatives
to achieve female suffrage in Kansas.

Kathy Lindberg leads a musical journey through the songs that inspired, built unity, and provided the marching beat.

Companion exhibition "We Want the Vote" is open January 19 through April 19. Exhibit depicts the involvement of Edwards County citizens in the suffrage movement.

This event is part of "19TH: Piecing Together Women's Suffrage," public exhibitions and programs that commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment by exploring the national struggle for women's right to vote and the suffragists of Edwards County.

Sponsored by: Kinsley Public Library

For more information about this event, please contact:
Joan K. Weaver
(620) 659-3341
http://www.kinsleylibrary.info

 

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