Carrie Chapman Catt:  Suffragist, Founder of the League of Women Voters

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Registration for this event will close on September 13, 2020 @ 2:30pm.
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NOTE: This program was rescheduled from March 14, 2020 to September 13, 2020.

Ridgefield Library and the League of Women Voters of Ridgefield present historical Interpreter Pat Jordan from the Heritage Theater Guild in PA will present Carrie Chapman Catt:  Suffragist, Founder of the League of Women Voters and National Women’s Hall of Fame Honoree.

Born in 1859, Carrie Chapman Catt became a popular school superintendent, charismatic lecturer, astute organizer and two-time president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association.  She was a major force in the 19th Amendment becoming a reality in 1920.  Carrie was featured on the cover of Time Magazine, worked for world peace and was awarded the American Hebrew Medal for her efforts in WWII. 

This program is part of the Votes for Women: Ridgefield Celebrates the 19th Amendment series.This year-long series is co-sponsored by Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield Historical Society, the League of Women Voters of Ridgefield, Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center, and the Drum Hill Chapter of the DAR.

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