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Women's History Month Virtual Event: March 23rd from 2:30-3:30pm (CC Clue)

by Mark Aaron Polger on 2021-03-02T12:51:00-05:00 | Comments

Celebrate Women's History Month with the CSI Library in partnership with the Staten Island Museum

In celebration of Women's History Month, the CSI Library invites you to a virtual event in partnership with the Staten Island Museum on March 23, 2021 from 2:30pm - 3:30pm. Our talk is entitled, "A Centennial Legacy: Voting Rights in View of the 19th Amendment". This is a CC CLUE event.

Trixie Friganza between other suffragettes on top of steps, New York -  PICRYL Public Domain Image

 

 

 

 

Our guest speaker will be Gabriella Leone, Archives Manager of the Staten Island Museum, and curator of the exhibit Women of the Nation Arise! Staten Islanders in the Fight for Women’s Right to Vote. She will be discussing the legacy of grassroots activism for women’s suffrage.

The Woman Voter publication cover. Image credit: https://archive.org/details/womanvoter00woma_48

Learn about the tactics suffragists employed to claim their right to vote and bring about political change in their community. Consider how their commitment to sparking civic engagement and political participation still resonates today.

Advance registration required. Register Now! 

Please visit the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment guide for additional information and resources.

Access more Women's History Month events across CUNY.


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