Two Centennial Events!


History of Women at the University of Missouri
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
7:00 p.m. (6:30 p.m. refreshments)
Columbia Public Library Friends Room

Guest speaker:
Mary Beth Brown
Ph.D. Candidate in History, MU


Mary Beth Brown will present a historic look at the road to inclusion in higher education for women at the University of Missouri. This event is cosponsored by the Columbia Public Library and the American Association of University Women-Columbia Branch, in celebration of the centennial of the 19th Amendment and Women’s History Month.


“Born Criminal”
Thursday, March 12, 2020
7:00 p.mMa.
Columbia Public Library – Reading Room

Guest speaker:
Angelica Carpenter
Author of “Born Criminal: Matilda Joslyn Gage, Radical Suffragist”

Matilda Joslyn Gage was a leader in the early women’s movement working closely with Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Today she is mostly forgotten, after being largely written out of history. Ms. Carpenter’s book writes her back in. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing by the author. The program is cosponsored by the Columbia Public Library.


About lwvcbc

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. We never support or oppose any political party or candidate. Any person of voting age may become a League member. The LWV of Columbia-Boone County is the League's local organization. We hold forums for local elections and advocate for local issues.

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