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Lecture: Road Trip for Suffrage

Presented by Scandinavian Cultural Center at Scandinavian Cultural Center, West Newton MA

Mar 24 2018
Lecture: Road Trip for Suffrage

Lecture recounting a road trip three women took in 1915 to advocate for women’s suffrage.

In 1915 three women drove across the country in an Overland Six automobile, from San Francisco to DC. They carried with them 500,000 signatures on a petition to Congress and President Wilson, demanding an amendment to the US Constitution enfranchising women. In the group were two Swedes from Rhode Island,  Despite their considerable contributions to making the trip happen at all, and with success, because they were immigrants.  As a result, they are often left out of descriptions of this

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Saturday, March 24th | 1pm | $5 suggested donation; free for SCC members

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206 Waltham Street, West Newton, MA 02465

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