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Carrie Chapman Catt portrayed by Historical Interpreter Pat Jordan-NEW DATE
September 13 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street
Ridgefield Library and the League of Women Voters of Ridgefield present historical Interpreter Pat Jordan from the Heritage Theater Guild in a portrayal of Carrie Chapman Catt: Suffragist, Founder of the League of Women Voters and National Women’s Hall of Fame Honoree.
Born in 1859, Carrie Chapman Catt became a popular school superintendent, charismatic lecturer, astute organizer and two-time president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. She was a major force in the 19th Amendment becoming a reality in 1920. Carrie was featured on the cover of Time Magazine, worked for world peace and was awarded the American Hebrew Medal for her efforts in WWII.
This program is supported by the Wadsworth Lewis Trust Fund.
The Votes for Women series is co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Ridgefield, Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield Historical Society, Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center, and Drum Hill Chapter of the DAR. This series is supported in part by CT Humanities.