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VIRTUAL: History Happy Hour: Women’s Suffrage and Rhode Island Digital Learning Resources / A virtual professional development workshop for teachers

Women Witnessing Governor Beeckman Signing Rhode Island’s Women’s Suffrage Act, April 18, 1917. Group in back of Gov. Beekman, from left to right: Miss Mabel Ogelman, Senator Henry B. Kane, Mrs. Barton P. Jencks, Elizabeth Upham Yates, Mrs. Edwin C. Smith, Miss Phebe Jencks, Miss Nettie E. Bauer, and Representative Richard W. Jennings. Rhode Island Historical Society Collections RhiX36143

Join the National WWI Museum and Memorial, Rhode Island Historical Society and The Museum of Work and Culture to explore digital resources on suffrage including EnCompass: A Rhode Island History Digital Textbook.  At the centennial of the ratification of the 19th amendment, learn how work, WWI and Rhode Island played essential roles in leading to a federal provision that voting rights may not be denied because of gender. Investigate primary sources and engage in a Q/A with other teachers and museum educators on best practices in Digital Learning.  Held as a Zoom webinar. Register in advance for this webinar:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8gdW_8JgQReGVdyLBh6OVA  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


May 19, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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