Votes for Women: Carrie Chapman Catt
November 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm UTC
History comes to life as Osceola History presents Carrie Chapman Catt (portrayed by Kathryn Chesley) talking about the Women’s Rights Movement, the development of the League of Women Voters and the Equal Rights Amendment. The program begins at 6:30 p.m. and also will be available on Osceola History’s Facebook Live.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment which gave women the right to vote. Catt was instrumental in getting the last state to vote for passage of the amendment.
Osceola History hosts “Rightfully Hers” exhibit
“Rightfully Hers” is now on display at the Osceola County Welcome Center & History Museum. This new pop-up exhibit from the National Archives commemorates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Explore the history of the ratification of this historic amendment, women’s voting rights before and after, and its impact today. The exhibit will be on display through Nov. 30, 2020. The History Museum is open Tuesday-Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is located at 4155 W. Vine Street, Kissimmee. Free Admission.