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Jeannette Rankin Legacy Lecture

March 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm UTC+5

Jeannette Rankin Legacy Lecture

You are invited! The Jeannette Rankin Foundation, UGA Russell Research Library, and Athens Chautauqua Society kick off Women’s History Month with a historical reenactment of our first U.S. Congresswoman. Scholar and historic interpreter Mary Jane Bradbury will explore the life of Jeannette Rankin in 1920, the year the 19th Amendment passed as Rankin was finishing her inaugural term in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Held Wednesday, March 1 from 4 – 5:15 p.m. in Room 271 at the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries building, University of Georgia 300 South Hull Street, Athens, Ga.

We will be celebrating Dorothy and Jim Newland as the Rankin Foundation Volunteers of the Year at the program. 

A reception will follow from 5:15 – 6:30 p.m. in Room 285. Tickets are free but registration is requested at Parking is free for off-campus visitors as well. Guests should bring their license plate number to the front desk staff at the library’s main entrance to validate parking.


March 1
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm UTC+5


Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries building
University of Georgia, 300 South Hull Street
Athens, Georgia
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