Changing History: Virginia Women through Four Centuries
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Time: Noon–1:00 PM
Place: Conference Rooms, Free
Published by the Library of Virginia, Changing History tells the important and inspiring stories of women—both famous and lesser-known—who have influenced the course of history in the Old Dominion. Two of the book's authors Cynthia A. Kierner and Megan Taylor Shockley, will join Librarian of Virginia Sandra G. Treadway in a discussion about the challenges and opportunities in researching 400 years of Virginia women and the unparalleled resources for women's history available at the Library of Virginia. A book signing will follow.
Turning Point: Figures of Suffrage in Virginia
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Time: 6:00 PM–7:00 PM
Place: Conference Rooms and Lecture Hall, Free
Kathleen Pablo of the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association in Occoquan will present a program about the personalities and singular courage of some of the major figures in the long struggle to ratify the 19th Amendment and on the turning point in that struggle known as the “Night of Terror.” On display will be items from the Library’s collection that belonged to Pauline Adams (1874–1957), a formidable woman suffrage activist in Virginia.
2013 Virginia Women in History: Program and Reception
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Time: 6:00–8:00 PM
Place: Lecture Hall and Lobby
Free, but seating is limited. Call 804-692-3592 for more information.
Join the Library of Virginia as it recognizes eight outstanding Virginia women who have made important contributions to Virginia, the nation, and the world. A reception follows the program.
Traveling Exhibition Schedule
The Virginia Women in History exhibition might be coming to your area. Below is the exhibition schedule for 2013. For more information, please contact Barbara C. Batson, Exhibitions Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 804-692-3518
3/4/2013–4/13/2013 Lynchburg Public Library
4/1/2013–5/11/2013 Southside Regional Library (Boydton)
4/15/2013–5/25/2013 Reynolds Homestead (Critz)
5/13/2013–6/22/2013 Roanoke Public Library (Roanoke)
8/5/2013–9/14/2013 Portsmouth Public Library (Portsmouth)