Online Event, Author Talk Picturing Political Power: Images in the Women’s Suffrage Movement 3 June 2020.Wednesday, 5:30PM - 6:30PM This is an online program Allison K. Lange, Wentworth Institute of Technology, in conversation with Catherine Allgor, MHS Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Winter_2020/3b49106v.jpg

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Picturing Political Power offers a comprehensive analysis of the connection between images, gender, and Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Winter_2020/41T_uYUhj2L__SX331_BO1_204_203_200_.jpgpower. This examination of the fights that led to the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment explores how suffragists pioneered one of the first extensive visual campaigns in modern American history. Prof. Allison Lange shows how pictures, from early engravings and photographs to colorful posters, proved central to suffragists’efforts to change expectations for women, fighting back against the accepted norms of their times. Picturing Political Power demonstrates the centrality of visual politics to American women’s campaigns throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, revealing the power of images to change history.

Please note, this is an online event. Registrants will receive an email with links and instructions on how to join the program.

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