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

October 14
10:30 am


Bixby Memorial Free Library
Suffragette standing before a banner
Please note: this event has been postponed due to concerns around the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). We are working with the event hosts to find a new date.

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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Addison County Retired Teachers Association
Phone:
(802) 475-2580

Venue

Bixby Memorial Free Library
258 Main St
Vergennes, VT 05491 United States
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Website:
http://bixbylibrary.org