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Educator Program

Chicago Legacies: Women’s Suffrage

Saturday, May 4

The year 2019 marks the anniversaries of several notable events in Chicago and the nation’s past that continue to resonate today. This workshop draws on the Museum’s collection and share strategies to spark investigations with your students about citizenship and the rights of people in the US. $25; 3 PD hours.

Join us for a workshop that examines the fight for women’s suffrage with an emphasis on how that struggle played out in the Midwest and Chicago. Take a close look at collection materials related to suffrage with CHM senior archivist Julie Wroblewski. The session also includes time in Facing Freedom in America and collaborative activities utilizing primary source materials from both CHM and the New York Historical Society’s Women and the American Story project. Light breakfast refreshments provided.

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Suffragette Dr. Julia Holmes Smith at a demonstration in Chicago, February 27, 1913. DN-0060284
Ballot box regarding women's suffrage. ICHi-032106
   

The Details

Saturday

May

4 th

9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Event

Admission

$ 25

Event Location

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