Event Type: Adult Program Date: 7/18/2018 Start Time: 7:00 PM End Time: 8:30 PM
Few states witnessed a more lively and dynamic campaign to win women’s suffrage than Illinois, the first state east of Mississippi to grant women presidential suffrage and the first to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment. Historian Leslie Goddard lectures on five of the most famous Illinois women behind these victories. Conventional or audacious, their struggle is full of colorful stories and poignant lessons. Register. Meeting Room.