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The Oregon Historical Society
University of Oregon



Friday, May 1, 2020 • Online via Zoom

in celebration of


Suffrage and the 19th Amendment
Linda Long, Curator of Manuscripts/Library, University of Oregon
“Information Gleaned from the Abigail Scott Duniway Papers at the University of Oregon”
Jane Marcellus, Journalism/Media Studies, Middle Tennessee University
“Perfect 36: How Tennessee Delivered the Final Vote for Ratification”
Thomas Bivins, Hulteng Chair in Media Ethics & Responsibility/Media Studies, University of Oregon
“How Cartoons Changed Everything: Images of the Woman’s Suffrage Movement”

• Eliza Canty-Jones •
Editor, Oregon Historical Quarterly | Community Engagement, Oregon Historical Society
Co-founder & Past President, Oregon Women’s History Consortium
“Advancing Knowledge and Inspiring Curiosity about Woman Suffrage:
Notes on Oregon Historical Society Projects”

Music and Research
Rebecca Conner, Vocals & Guitar
Leon Cotter, Keyboard & Clarinet
Lewis Childs, Vocals & Guitar

Also see more details below!

Research & Digital References

Nevertheless, They Persisted:
The Nineteenth Amendment and Women’s Voting Rights

“… connects Oregon history to the national history of woman suffrage and commemorates the bravery of the women (and men) who demanded the vote and used their rights to shape our nation and our world.”
Curator: Lori Erickson, OHS Curator of Exhibits

Highlights from the Oregon Suffrage Movement

“The Power of the Vote: A Brief History of Voting Rights in America” (March 3, 2020).
Eliza Canty-Jones, Dear Oregon: Dispatches from Professional Time Travelers, OHS.

“Clara Bewick Colby and the Oregon Woman Suffrage Campaign of 1905–1906.”
Kristin Mapel Bloomberg, Oregon Historical Quarterly (Spring 2020), 121: 1.

“Woman Suffrage in Oregon” (July 10, 2019).
Kimberly Jensen, entry in Oregon Encyclopedia of History and Culture.

NYHS Educator Resource
Women & The American Story

Experience Oregon

“… a dynamic educational space to learn about the people, places, and events that have shaped Oregon.”
Curator: Helen B. Louise, OHS Museum Director

Exhibit Resources
Photos • Video • News Coverage

Experience Oregon Curriculum

OHS Video Channel & Social Media

Special Gratitude