"Claiming to be First: How Colorado Women Won the Vote to Vote in 1893" presented by Kathy Sturdevant
The Historic Preservation Alliance of Colorado Springs and the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum are proud to announce a not to be missed three-part lecture series. Throughout the month of June, regional scholars will present their research on key aspects of the fight for women’s suffrage in Colorado and in the United States.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Professor Katherine Scott Sturdevant (PPCC Senior History Professor) will share the remarkable story of how Colorado women gained the right to vote by state referendum and discuss the short and long term impacts of this success.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Katherine Scott Sturdevant, Pikes Peak Community College senior history professor, has long taught, presented, and written Colorado and women’s history. She has spoken, published, and edited for the Pikes Peak Library District Special Collections annual regional history symposia and books since they began. She serves on the planning committees for both of the major local events recognizing the Centennial of American Women’s Suffrage.