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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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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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Securing the Vote: Women’s Suffrage in Indiana Traveling Exhibit

October 2 @ 9:00 am - November 3 @ 8:00 pm
La Porte County Public Library, 904 Indiana Ave
La Porte, IN 46350 United States
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Securing the Vote: Women’s Suffrage in Indiana is a new traveling exhibit from the Indiana Historical Society. From the first Indiana Woman’s Rights Convention held in Dublin, Indiana in 1851 to the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920, Hoosier women fought hard for over 70 years to gain the right to vote. Securing the … Continue reading "Securing the Vote: Women’s Suffrage in Indiana Traveling Exhibit"

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3:30 pm

Genealogy and Local History Fair

October 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Indiana State Library 315 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202 United States
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Join the Indiana State Library for the biennial Genealogy and Local History Fair. In honor of the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage, our theme is "The Women in Your Family Tree." This event is free and open to the public and will feature lectures by genealogists and researchers as well as an exhibition hall featuring … Continue reading "Genealogy and Local History Fair"

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6:30 pm

The “Undefeatable” Grace Julian Clark

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Levi and Catherine Coffin State Historic Site, 201 U.S. 27 North
Fountain City, IN 47341 United States
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Hear from Jackie Swihart of the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs as she speaks on the impact of suffragist Grace Julian Clark. Clarke was a life-long advocate for social justice and women’s right and differentiated herself as a political actor rather than reformer. Jackie reveals the ways in which Clarke elevated her statewide … Continue reading "The “Undefeatable” Grace Julian Clark"

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