Third Thursday at Hoover’s – A Brief History of Women’s Suffrage, 1840-1920

Third Thursday at Hoover's - A Brief History of Women's Suffrage, 1840-1920

Sep 17, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meeting Room B


This year, 2020, marks the Centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which enfranchised millions of American women. This program will discuss the history of the suffrage movement, including its controversies, Iowans’ roles, and its impact. There will also be a question and answer portion for the audience.

Presented by Dr. Karen Kedrowski. Dr. Kedrowski is Director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics and Professor of Political Science at Iowa State University.

This will be a free ZOOM program and is open to the public. Watch at the library with us or register here to view it from home with ZOOM.

Due to COVID restrictions, a face mask and social distancing are required for in-person attendees. Registration is required to attend. To sign up, contact the Reference Desk at 712-323-7553, ext. 2.