Votes for Women: Carrie Chapman Catt

Votes for Women: Carrie Chapman Catt

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. Catt served as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and is credited with getting the last state to vote to pass the 19th Amendment.  Free Admission. Doors open at […]

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Votes For Women

Votes For Women

Votes for Women In observance of the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote, Osceola History will present Kathryn Chesley portraying Carrie Chapman Catt as she talks about the Women’s Rights Movement, the development of the League of Women Voters and the Equal Rights Amendment. Catt served as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and is credited with getting the last state […]

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Rightfully Hers Exhibit

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 […]

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Woman’s Club of St. Cloud helped establish city library

Woman’s Club of St. Cloud helped establish city library

April is National Volunteer Month. Throughout the month we are featuring articles about service organizations in Osceola County. Woman’s Club of St. Cloud The Woman’s Club of St. Cloud traces its beginnings to a small group of women who met in a tent on March 14, 1910, soon after the city of St. Cloud, Florida, was formed. Known as the Ladies Improvement Club, the women […]

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