Appalachian Suffrage Online Video
Available Tuesday, August 18, 2020 and thereafter
Southern Appalachian Studies
Presented by Anne Van Curen, storyteller and monologist.
In honor of the 100th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage, Van Curen will portray Suffragette Gertrude Weil of North Carolina, emphasizing the importance of women getting the right to vote and how this battle played out in Southern Appalachia.
View the video on the BCPL Library’s YouTube Channel beginning August 18, 100 years exactly since the 19th Amendment was ratified.
Photo: Suffragettes, Miss Paul Raising Ratification Banner. Public Domain / Wikimedia
This program is hosted by Blount County Public Library, located at 508 N. Cusick Street, Maryville. For further information about library programs or services, call (865) 982-0981 or visit the Library website.