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“Fashioning Women’s Suffrage” – Tea & Lecture by Heather Munro Prescott
May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
On Sunday, May 19, 2-4 p.m., the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will host a lecture featuring Dr. Heather Munro Prescott, Professor of History at Central Connecticut State University. The lecture entitled, “Fashioning Women’s Suffrage,” will discuss how suffragists used dress and other outward symbols to promote their cause. Dr. Heather Munro Prescott received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Science & Technology Studies from Cornell University. In 1994, she joined the faculty at CCSU, and has served as co-coordinator of Women’s Studies (1995-99) and chair of the history department (1999-2002). Iced tea and light refreshments will be offered in the Mansion’s Billiards Room prior to this fascinating presentation.
Admission: $10 for members, $15 for non-members
Photo captions: 1. Suffrage News Girls, Liz Freeman, ca. 1910-15, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.; 2. Dr. Heather Munro Prescott, Professor of History at Central Connecticut State University.