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Hidden Figures No More: Sharing New Research on Connecticut’s Women of Color and the Suffrage Movement

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    Connecticut Historical Society

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    Funding will allow the Connecticut Historical Society, in partnership with Professor Brittney Yancy, to curate an exciting project documenting ConnecticutÂ’s women of color involved in the woman suffrage fight. The project culminates with six presentations throughout the state (April through June 2020), where new research will be shared with the specific intent to raise awareness about these women of color. Strategies for how museums, historical societies, scholars, and citizen historians can further this work will be communicated.

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