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October 31, 2016

The History of the 19th Amendment - Nancy Hewitt

St. Francis College welcomed prize winning historian Nancy Hewitt for a talk about "Recasting Women's Votes: Race, Region, and Rights 1869-1970" on October 31, 2016.

(Learn about the 19th Amendment)

Nancy A. Hewitt is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History and Women's Studies at Rutgers University and an Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecturer. She recently received the OAH Roy Rosenzweig Distinguished Service Award and has published extensively on women's history. Her works include Exploring American Histories: A Brief Survey with Sources (Bedford/St. Martin's, December 2012); No Permanent Waves: Recasting Histories of U.S. Feminism (Rutgers University Press, 2010); Companion to American Women's History (Blackwell's Publishers, 2002); Southern Discomfort: Women's Activism in Tampa, Florida, 1880s-1920s (University of Illinois Press, 2001) and Who Built America? Vol. 1 (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2000).

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The event was organized by History Professor Sara Haviland.