Jun 06 - 20 2020
Virtual Women’s Suffrage Lecture Series presented by Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum at Online/Virtual Space, 0 0

Virtual Women's Suffrage Lecture Series

Presented by Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum at Online/Virtual Space

The Historic Preservation Alliance of Colorado Springs and the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum are proud to announce a not to be missed three-part lecture series. Throughout the month of June, regional scholars will present their research on key aspects of the fight for women’s suffrage in Colorado and in the United States.

Their first lecture will take place on June 6 at 2 p.m.

About the program: Heather Jordan(PPLD Archivist) will describe suffragist Susan B. Anthony’s epic 1877 campaign via Jordan railway and stagecoach, delivering speeches across Colorado to miners, farmers, ranchers and others.

The second lecture will take place on June 13 at 2 p.m.

About the program: Professor Katherine Scott Sturdevant (PPCC Senior History Professor) will share the remarkable story of how Colorado women gained the right to vote by state referendum and discuss the short and long term impacts of this success.

The final lecture will take place on June 20 at 2 p.m.

About the program: Chris Nicholl (Associate at the Special Collections of PPLD) will bring to light the harrowing accounts of the militant suffragists of Colorado Springs who risked their lives and freedom to win the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Admission Info

Free

Phone: (719) 385-5990

Dates & Times

2020/06/06 - 2020/06/20

Location Info

Online/Virtual Space