Votes for Women!

Code: SL41021

Dates: March 12, 2020

Meets: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: Creutzburg Center

Course Fee: $35.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.

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Women and men from southeastern PA were powerful voices helping American women get the right to vote. They were an early and vital force, almost 70 years before the 19 th Amendment was ratified. Trace the development of the local women’s rights movement, its early ties to other social reform movements such as anti-slavery and temperance, and its connections to state and national suffrage campaigns. Learn about their changing tactics as they gained momentum and visibility.

Notes:

This is part of MLSN's Authors in the Afternoons series. Snacks and beverages are included.
Fee: $35.00

Save $8.00 with a MLSN Membership

Creutzburg Center

260 Gulph Creek Road
(in Harford Park)
Radnor, PA 19087
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Laurie Rofini

Laurie A. Rofini is Director of Chester County Archives and Records Services. The department, which is administered for the County of Chester by the Chester County Historical Society, preserves and makes available the historic government records of Chester County. She holds an MSLIS from Drexel University and an MA and BA in History from West Chester University, and is a member of the Council of the Pennsylvania Historical Association. Ms. Rofini hascurated several museum exhibits for Chester County Historical Society, including “Do Everything”: Women and Reform in Chester County, and Meeting for Equality: The 1852 Pennsylvania Woman’s Rights Convention. She is the co-author, with William R. Meltzer, of “The Woman Suffrage Campaign in West Chester” in West Chester, the First 200 Years: 1799-1999 and is a contributor to the Online Biographical Dictionary of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the United States.

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