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Woman Suffrage, Racism, and Civil Rights

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History Pub presents “Woman Suffrage, Racism, and Civil Rights: An Oregon Overview”

With Eliza Canty-Jones, Editor of the Oregon Historical Quarterly and Director of Community Engagement at the Oregon Historical Society

Monday, December 14, 2020
7:00–9:00 p.m.
Live via Zoom (RSVP required)

This program will address Oregon woman-suffrage activism, including national context and with specific information about Black women’s activism, the significance of Native sovereignty, and the impact of xenophobia and citizenship on women’s voting rights.

historic photo of Black woman in white dress

Hattie Redmond, Oregon Suffragist (OHS Research Library)

Spaces to view this event are limited. Please use the form below to RSVP by December 14, 5:00 PM, and we’ll contact you with event details including information on how to join us via Zoom. (Information submitted in the form below will only be used by event organizers for the purpose of the December 14 event.) This event is cosponsored by the University of Oregon Department of History, Lane County History Museum, and Viking Braggot Company.

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About the Speaker

Eliza E. Canty-Jones is Editor of the Oregon Historical Quarterly and Director of Community Engagement at the Oregon Historical Society. She produces scholarship, public programs, and organizational partnerships that advance complex perspectives on Oregon’s past. Learn more at