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Where Women Made History

Join local historian and author Katherine J. Rinehart as she takes us on a visual tour of sites where suffragists gathered to work on 1896 and 1911 political campaigns to secure voting rights for California women. Katherine will present the history ad architecture of several "suffrage sites", discuss her research strategies, and share discoveries made during the curation of Petaluma Historical Museum's current exhibit on women's suffrage.* 

Free and open to all, this offering of the Petaluma Woman's Club Speaker Series 2020 is co-sponsored  by Village Network of Petaluma. To register and to receive the Zoom info to attend online or by phone, please RSVP by September 7 to the Village office at or 707-776-6055. 

Katherine J. Rinehart, author of Petaluma: A History in Architecture, is a consulting historian who holds in MA in history from Sonoma State University. She is the former manager of the Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library and Sonoma County Archives, and current chair of the Sonoma County Heritage Network. 

* for the exhibit on Petaluma's Participation in the Women's Suffrage Movement - August 26 thru November 8, 2020. The 19th amendment, guaranteeing all American women the right to vote, was ratified on August 26, 1920. 

Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 5:30 PM until 6:30 PM
Online Event
Registration is not Required
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