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“Fashioning Women’s Suffrage” – Tea & Lecture by Heather Munro Prescott

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Dr. Heather Munro Prescott


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.

Venue

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
295 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Website:
http://lockwoodmathewsmansion.com/

Organizer

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
Website:
http://lockwoodmathewsmansion.com