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You Are There 1915: Madam C.J. Walker, Empowering Women

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - January 23, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Indiana Historical Society, 450 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202 United States
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$5 – $13

In our latest You Are There exhibit, drop in on Indianapolis icon and self-made millionaire Madam C.J. Walker at 640 N. West St. – the factory where she built her beauty product empire. Visitors can learn about Walker’s products, her method for hair growing, and the successes and struggles she and her company endured. You’ll … Continue reading "You Are There 1915: Madam C.J. Walker, Empowering Women"

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VOTES FOR WOMEN: The Women’s Suffrage Movement in Monroe County

January 13 @ 8:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm
Monroe County History Center, 202 E 6th Street
Bloomington, IN 47408 United States
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Free

The Monroe County History Center will be commemorating the centennial of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution granting women the right to vote with a year-long exhibition in the Deckard Education Room. The exhibit will feature Monroe County women involved in the struggle for suffrage in the context of the State and National suffrage … Continue reading "VOTES FOR WOMEN: The Women’s Suffrage Movement in Monroe County"

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Secure the Vote Traveling Exhibit

January 13 @ 9:00 am - January 24 @ 5:00 pm
Notre Dame Law School, 1100 Eck Hall of Law
Notre Dame, IN 46556 United States
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Free

Please come visit the traveling exhibit at the Notre Dame Law School Kresge Library now through January 24. Parking is available in campus visitor lots. Come to Eck Hall of Law and proceed to the second floor, where you will walk through Eck Commons and proceed to Kresge Law Library. See you soon!

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9:00 am

Indiana Women’s Suffrage Centennial Celebration

January 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Indiana State House, 200 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204 United States
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Free

Please join the Indiana Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Indiana ratifying the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote. Agenda: 9:00 AM: Welcome by Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch 9:05 AM: Pledge by Girl Scouts of Central Indiana 9:10 AM: Performance by the Capital City Chorus 9:20 AM: "The Five … Continue reading "Indiana Women’s Suffrage Centennial Celebration"

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12:00 pm

“Gaining ‘The Power to Protect Herself”: Sixty-Nine Years of the Woman Suffrage Movement in Indiana”

January 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46202 United States
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Free

Join Dr. Anita Morgan for her sabbatical talk, "Gaining 'The Power to Protect Herself':  Sixty-Nine Years of the Woman Suffrage Movement in Indiana" on the centennial of Indiana's ratification of the 19th Amendment. Anita Morgan is a Senior Lecturer of History at IUPUI where she has taught since 1997. She is a past president of … Continue reading "“Gaining ‘The Power to Protect Herself”: Sixty-Nine Years of the Woman Suffrage Movement in Indiana”"

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4:00 pm

Have We Come a Long Way, Baby? Featuring Dr. Laura Merrifield Wilson

January 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Birch Bayh Federal Building and United States Courthouse, 46 East Ohio Street, Courtroom 216
Indianapolis, IN 46204 United States
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$10 – $90

Women comprise a majority of the population yet remain underrepresented within American government. In fact, Indiana trails most national numbers and remains one of 5 states in the country to never have elected a female governor or senator. One hundred years post-suffrage, this lack of representation presses the question of “why?” Laura’s talk addresses this … Continue reading "Have We Come a Long Way, Baby? Featuring Dr. Laura Merrifield Wilson"

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6:30 pm

Steuben County Women’s Suffrage Centennial Open House

January 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Steuben County Historical Society, 313 East Maumee
Angola, IN 46703 United States
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Free

The community is invited to an open house at the local museum for light refreshments, a look at upcoming events and an opportunity to join in.

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