“Can She Do It?” Massachusetts Debates a Woman’s Right to Vote

“Commemorating 100 years since Massachusetts ratified the 19th Amendment, this exhibition at the Massachusetts Historical Society (MHS) explores the activism and debate around women’s suffrage in Massachusetts.” Closed on Sundays. Click here for more info. Back to Calendar

Dinner with the Curator Kristen D. Burton

This Dinner with a Curator event is led by Kristen D. Burton, Ph.D., who will present the “Siren of the Resistance: the Artistry and Espionage of Josephine Baker”. Baker was a French entertainer who risked her life and used her celebrity for spying for the French Resistance during World War II, becoming one of the Read more…

Panel: The Long 19th Amendment

The last session of The Boston Seminar on the History of Women, Gender, & Sexuality is a panel dedicated to the 19th Amendment. Panel participants are: – Katherine Turk, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. – Corinne Field, University of Virginia. – Susan Ware, Schlesinger Library, the panel moderator. Admission is free but RSVP Read more…

DC Emancipation Day 2019

The annual celebration in DC of the Emancipation Day happened on April 16th, 1862, with a parade, festival, concert, and fireworks. The parade will start at 10th Street NW and Pennsylvania Avenue NW and will end at Freedom Plaza continued in a few hours concert. Click here for more info. Back to Calendar

Meet the Author: Lynne Olson

Join the author Lynne Olson presenting her new book “Madame Fourcade’s Secret War” about the story of one of World War II less known heroine, Marie-Madeleine Fourcade. Click here for more info. Back to Calendar