Women's Empowerment Centennial Lecture Series

The Women's Empowerment Centennial Lecture Series offers a monthly lecture on topics including suffrage, equal rights, women in leadership and more. This series is held in partnership with the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland.

Lecturer(s):
Angela Clark-Taylor
June 27|2-3:30 p.m.

This lecture will utilize artifacts and ephemera from the American Women’s Suffrage Movement and the Anti-Suffrage Movement to provide a brief history of women’s suffrage and the memorabilia suffragists created to develop a mainstream market appeal for their movement to the American people. 

Lecturer(s):
Carol Lasser
July 29|7-8:30 p.m.

In the final years of the suffrage struggle, Ohio women’s efforts to gain the vote took place within a national movement that accepted the regional disenfranchisement of African Americans as part of a bargain to overcome Southern resistance.