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19th Amendment and Its Historical Impact Lecture

National Archives at Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

On Monday, March 25 at 3:00 p.m., the National Archives in partnership with Park University, will host Dr. Kim Warren who will discuss the 19th Amendment and its Historical Impact over the last 100 years as a part of Women’s History Month. This program will take place in the McCoy Meetin’ House on the Park University Campus, 8700 NW River Park Drive, Parkville, MO. Reservations are requested by calling 816-584-6209 for this free program.

On June 4, 1919, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was passed by Congress, then ratified on Aug. 18, 1920. The amendment, which prohibits states and the federal government from denying the right to vote on the basis of sex, will be the focus of Warren’s lecture. Warren, an associate professor in the Department of History at the University of Kansas, is a scholar of gender and race in African-American and Native American studies, history of education and U.S. history. She authored a book on African-American and Native American citizenship and served as an editor of a book on the transformation of the University of Kansas between 1965 and 2015. Her other publications include examinations of Native American masculinity and athletics, separate gender spheres ideology and African-American tourism in West Africa. Warren’s second monograph, an investigation of Mary McLeod Bethune’s political strategies to advance the movements of women and African-Americans in the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration, was supported by a postdoctoral fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

 

 

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