Historical figures in the banner are (L-R):  Rev. Jesse Knight, Frank Higel, Bertha Honoré Palmer, Dr. Fred Albee, John Nolen

Online-Only Video Presentation--"Overview of the Women's Movement" by Kathryn Chesley

  • October 20, 2020

"Overview of the Women's Movement" by Kathryn Chesley dressed as a "Suffragist".  Kathryn Chesley hails from Sarasota and does many re-enactments.

Due to the COVID-19 Virus, the VAHS Board canceled the remaining Spring 2020 Programs on the topic Women Get the Vote!!! (August 26, 1920) in the interest of the health of our members and the public.  They are rescheduled as online- only video presentations.

*Fall 2020 Betty Intagliata Lecture Series:

*October 20, 2020: "Overview of the Women's Movement" by Kathryn Chesley dressed as a "Suffragist".  Kathryn hails from Sarasota and does many re-enactments.

*November 17, 2020: "The New Generation of Suffragists Who Carried the Ball Over the Goal Line."  Phyllis Vogel, Program Chair, League of Women Voters, Sarasota.

NOTE:  Members will be notified by email when these presentations are available for viewing.

Theme for 2020:  "Women Get the Vote."  The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was proposed on June 4, 1919 and became part of the Constitution on August 26, 1920.

The Betty Intagliata Lecture Series:  Sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society (VAHS).  Permanent funding for the Betty Intagliata Lecture Series is provided by the Bill Jervey, Jr. Charitable Foundation.

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