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Why Not in Vermont? The Long Campaign for Women’s Suffrage

May 5 @ 7:00 pm


Kellogg-Hubbard Library

| Free

Why did Vermont lawmakers resist women voting in the 19th and 20th centuries? Through the stories of three Vermont suffragists, Lyn Blackwell outlines the shifting debate over women’s full citizenship in from the 1850s until 1920.
Marilyn Blackwell is a historian and writer who specializes in US and women’s history. She has taught at UVM, Norwich University, and the Community College of Vermont. She co-authored Frontier Feminist: Clarina Howard Nichols and the Politics of Motherhood with Kristen T. Oertel.

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Underwriter: Leonine Public Affairs, LLP
Series Underwriter: Peter A. Gilbert Endowment Fund
Statewide Underwriters: Vermont Department of Libraries and Institute of Museum and Library Services


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