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September 2019
Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Brown_Bags//peggotty_beach_postcard_with_third_cliff_jpeg_-_crop.jpg Brown Bag Suffragists of Scituate 25 September 2019.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Lyle Nyberg, Scituate Historical Society A hundred years ago, several nationally prominent suffragists spent summers in Scituate, which had ...

A hundred years ago, several nationally prominent suffragists spent summers in Scituate, which had become a popular seaside destination. They included Inez Haynes Irwin, who wrote the history of the National Woman’s Party, and Judith Winsor Smith, who wrote for the Woman’s Journal and gave public speeches into her 90s promoting a woman’s right to vote. This talk examines their little-known stories and unique relationship to Scituate.

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October 2019
Brown Bag Autonomous and Independent: Native Activists and the Rejection of U.S. Citizenship, 1906-1924 2 October 2019.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Lila Teeters, University of New Hampshire In the early 20th century, U.S. Congressmen attempted to make every Native within the territorial ...

In the early 20th century, U.S. Congressmen attempted to make every Native within the territorial boundaries of the United States a citizen. Native activists, many committed to cultural integrity and the maintenance of tribal sovereignty, thwarted Congressional efforts for almost two decades. This talk follows the Native individuals and nations who led the protest against U.S. citizenship and analyzes how their fights shaped citizenship policies at large

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Brown Bag Suffragists of Scituate this event is free 25 September 2019.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Lyle Nyberg, Scituate Historical Society Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Brown_Bags//peggotty_beach_postcard_with_third_cliff_jpeg_-_crop.jpg

A hundred years ago, several nationally prominent suffragists spent summers in Scituate, which had become a popular seaside destination. They included Inez Haynes Irwin, who wrote the history of the National Woman’s Party, and Judith Winsor Smith, who wrote for the Woman’s Journal and gave public speeches into her 90s promoting a woman’s right to vote. This talk examines their little-known stories and unique relationship to Scituate.

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Brown Bag Autonomous and Independent: Native Activists and the Rejection of U.S. Citizenship, 1906-1924 this event is free 2 October 2019.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Lila Teeters, University of New Hampshire

In the early 20th century, U.S. Congressmen attempted to make every Native within the territorial boundaries of the United States a citizen. Native activists, many committed to cultural integrity and the maintenance of tribal sovereignty, thwarted Congressional efforts for almost two decades. This talk follows the Native individuals and nations who led the protest against U.S. citizenship and analyzes how their fights shaped citizenship policies at large

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