Carrie Catt, Belle La Follette, and How the Battle for Women’s Suffrage Was Won

Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Deerfield Public Library

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the final ratification of the 19th amendment. In honor of this anniversary, author and professor Dr. Bob Kann will share tales of courage,
perseverance, and political savvy.

Wisconsin native Carrie Catt led two million women to lobby for passage of the 19th Amendment. Belle La Follette, another Wisconsin native, advocated for women’s rights and suffrage, testified before the US Senate, and spoke throughout the country. Learn about these two women and about what part Wisconsin had in the fight for women's right to vote.

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