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December 2020

History Break: Woman Suffrage and the ‘New Woman, 1890–1915

December 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join our Speaker Frederick Johnson for our December history break. As the twentieth century dawned, the decades-long drive for the vote was a major factor, but far from the only one, in the broader Woman’s Rights Movement. The emerging “New Woman,” notes one historian, “always referred to women who exercised control over their own lives be it personal, social or economic.” Such independent-minded, well-educated women, encouraged by progress in the suffrage movement, shattered strict the Victorian Era’s strict behavioral standards.…

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