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From the Parlor to Polling Place: Stories and Songs from the Suffragists

August 11
7:00 pm


Cambridge Historical Society
Suffragette standing before a banner

Singer and historian Linda Radtke, in period garb and “Votes for Women” sash, celebrates the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment, specifically highlighting the decades-long persistence of Vermonters, both women and men. Radtke also traces the movement’s alignment with other social justice initiatives such as temperance, labor conditions, wage equity, peace, and children’s welfare. Both the songs and stories in Radtke’s engaging presentation, accompanied by pianist Cameron Steinmetz, highlight Vermonters’ efforts from 1840-1921, as they lobbied in churches, at “parlor meetings” at town halls and at the State House for total enfranchisement.

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Bob Devino
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(802) 893-2765
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Cambridge Historical Society
49 School St
Jeffersonville, VT 05464 United States
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www.cambridgehistoricalsociety.org