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Celebrate Women's History
Upcoming online events
Tuesday, March 1, 2022- "Taxation Without Representation is Tyranny" — The Woman's Tea Party of 1873 (National Park Service)
This program focuses on the Woman's Tea Party in Faneuil Hall on December 15, 1873, and the ways in which the women of that demonstration responded to the injustice of female disenfranchisement.
Saturday, March 5, 2022-9:30am- “Women ofColor in the Suffrage Movement (National Park Service)
Join the Rock Creek Civil War Roundtable for the presentation “Women of Color in the Suffrage Movement” by Ranger Kenya J. Finley-Jean
Wednesday, March 16, 2022-Spies, Soldiers, Couriers, and Saboteurs: Women of the American Revolution (National Park Service)
Author Kathleen (K.M.) Waldvogel talks about her book, Spies, Soldiers, Couriers, & Saboteurs: Women of the American Revolution. In this talk, Waldvogel will explain her research on the stories of little-known women who felt the need to take an active role to help the Patriots defeat the British. As the title of her book suggests, many of these women contributed in unconventional ways.
Thursday, March 17, 2022 - 1:00 p.m. Only the Clothes on Her Back: Clothing and the Hidden History of Power in the 19th-Century United States (National Archives Museum)
Historian Laura F. Edwards explains how textiles tell a story of ordinary people and how they made use of their material goods' economic and legal value in the period between the Revolution and the Civil War.
Friday, March 18, 2022 – 1 p.m. The Art of Looking (National Gallery of Art)
Carrie Mae Weems's After Manet is the inspiration for this interactive conversation. Join us and share your observations, interpretations, questions, and ideas, and build on your own first impressions to broaden your understanding of this work of art. This session lasts one hour and is completely interactive.
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