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Pickets & Persistence, War Service & Women’s Suffrage
American Women’s Fight to Win the Vote
7:00 p.m, November 4th, 2019.
Living History Presenter Carol Simon Levin portrays Jeannette Rankin, America’s first female member of Congress, telling the intertwined stories of women’s suffrage activism, war service, and the political calculus that finally brought the support of President Wilson, the U.S. Congress, and state legislatures to achieve passage of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote.
Carol Simon Levin is a professional storyteller and independent historian who specializes in telling the stories of “fascinating women history forgot” through first person portrayals. She has authored the book Remembering the Ladies: From Patriots in Petticoats to Presidential Candidates which profiles 69 women — well-known and unknown — who worked tirelessly for women’s rights in America. Carol holds a BA focusing on women’s history and history of technology from Cornell University and a Masters in Library Services from the University of Arizona. She is also the founder of Telling Her Stories.
Carol Simon Levin is a New Jersey Council for the Humanities Public Scholar, a member of the New Jersey Storytelling Network, the National Women’s History Alliance, the New Jersey Library Association, and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.
AAUW has been empowering women as individuals and as a community since 1881. For more than 130 years, we have worked together as a national grassroots organization to improve the lives of millions of women and their families.
We provide educational and lifelong learning opportunities for women.
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