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Jeannette Rankin Legacy Lecture
March 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm UTC+5
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 https://www.eventbrite.com/