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Bellevue University Library Invites Public to Women's Suffrage Presentation on March 21

Humanities Nebraska Program Will Highlight Campaign for Women's Right to Vote in the United States

In honor of Women's History Month, the Bellevue University's Freeman Lozier Library will host a presentation on a “Century of Women's Suffrage: Celebrating the 19th Amendment” on Tuesday, March 21, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. CST. 

This presentation will trace the history of the 72-year campaign for women’s right to vote in the United States, focusing on the final winning effort from 1915 to 1920 that led to the ratification of the 19th Amendment. The presenter is slated to be Dr. Dianne Bystrom, Director Emeritus of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics at Iowa State University. At Iowa State, Dr. Bystrom taught courses on women and politics and women and leadership. She has contributed to 26 books, including An Encylopedia of Women as Voters. 

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Library Classroom 480 and via Zoom. Attendees should register online at https://bit.ly/3mCOP4k.

This program is made possible by Humanities Nebraska and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment. 

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Founded in 1966, Bellevue University is a non-profit university with more than 60,000 graduates worldwide. The University is a recognized national leader in preparing students for lifelong success with career-relevant knowledge and skills, while making college affordable. Routinely ranked among the nation’s top military and accessible institutions, the University serves residential students at its main campus in Bellevue, Nebraska, and everywhere online with more than 80 degree programs uniquely designed for working adults. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org).