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Ohio Women Vote: 100 Years of Change- The Women’s Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation

February 1 - February 29
The Women’s Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, 720 E. Pete Rose Way, Suite 120
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Ohio Women Vote: 100 Years of Change is a traveling exhibit and accompanying curriculum produced by the Ohio History Connection to aide in statewide commemoration of the 19th amendment centennial. The exhibit will consist of pull up banners that will tell the story of women's activism in the suffrage movement and the intersection of suffrage […]

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Ohio Women Vote: 100 Years of Change- Rodman Public Library

February 1 - March 1
Rodman Public Library, 215 E Broadway St.
Alliance, OH 44601 United States
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Ohio Women Vote: 100 Years of Change is a traveling exhibit and accompanying curriculum produced by the Ohio History Connection to aide in statewide commemoration of the 19th amendment centennial. The exhibit will consist of pull up banners that will tell the story of women's activism in the suffrage movement and the intersection of suffrage […]

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Ric Sheffield- The Community Within: Discovering African American History in Rural America

February 29 @ 2:00 pm
Geauga County Public Library – Middlefield Branch, 16167 East High Street
Middlefield, OH 44062 United States
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Many rural areas in Ohio have long-established black communities that are often invisible to the larger white communities in which they reside.  This program relates the adventure of reclaiming the lost history of African Americans in Knox County, Ohio while explaining the benefits of including minority populations within celebrations of heritage and sharing strategies for […]

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Susan Trollinger- Rebels in Corsets: The Embodied Rhetoric of the Women’s Suffrage Movement

February 29 @ 2:00 pm
Rodman Public Library, 215 E Broadway St.
Alliance, OH 44601 United States
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The story of the women’s suffrage movement is often told (even by US historians) as a peaceful transition by which white male politicians happily gave women the right to vote. This could not be further from the truth. The movement for women’s suffrage was a 72-year struggle that demanded a great deal from women emotionally, […]

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