Digital Women’s Suffrage Lecture Series: Susan B. Anthony and the Colorado Women’s Suffrage Redemption of 1877
June 6 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
The Historic Preservation Alliance of Colorado Springs and the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum are proud to announce a not to be missed three-part digital lecture series. Throughout the month of June, regional scholars will present their research on key aspects of the fight for women’s suffrage in Colorado and in the United States. Please register for each lecture individually. After registering using the provided links, you will be sent a confirmation email with details on how to join the digital program via the Zoom platform.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Heather Jordan (PPLD Archivist) will describe suffragist Susan B. Anthony’s epic 1877 campaign via railway and stagecoach, delivering speeches across Colorado to miners, farmers, ranchers and others. Professor Katherine Scott Sturdevant (PPCC Senior History Professor) will share the remarkable story of how Colorado women gained the right to vote by state referendum, and discuss the short and long term impacts of this success. Finally, Chris Nicholl (Associate at the Special Collections of PPLD) will bring to light the harrowing accounts of the militant suffragists of Colorado Springs who risked their lives and freedom to win the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.