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Emma Willard: Early Female Education & Campaign for Suffrage | VT Humanities Council

November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Emma Willard founded the first school for women’s higher education in the United States. Saint Michael’s History professor Susan Ouellette describes how the educational opportunities provided by Willard’s schools laid the groundwork for the early suffrage movement, although Willard was not a suffragist herself.

Susan Ouellette is professor of History and American Studies at

Saint Michael’s College, and the author of “An Extraordinary Ordinary Woman.”
This is a free, digital event. Please use the link to register.
Underwriter: Nancy Linkroum Pennell EW’61
Statewide Underwriters: Vermont Department of Libraries & Institute of Museum and Library Services


Vermont Humanities Council
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