Women's Suffrage Book Discussion Series

Let's Talk About It: Women's Suffrage Book Discussion


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Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library is proud to be chosen by the American Library Association to participate in 
Let's Talk About It: Women's Suffrage.  These books will get us talking about the history of women's suffrage in the U.S.

Check out the books at the library and attend a discussion led by our local scholar. Copies of the books are available at the library. 

Discussions will take place on Monday evenings at 5:30pm 
  • May 23 The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote by Elaine Weiss
  • June 27 Women Making History: The 19th Amendment Book, essays compiled by the National Park Service
  • July 25 Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All by Martha S. Jones
  • August 29 Ida B. the Queen: The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells by Michelle Duster
  • September 26 The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow
All sessions will take place at Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library Missouri River Room (Main Floor, Lower Level)

Discussions will be led by Barbara Handy-Marchello, Ph.D., Associate Professor Emerita, University of North Dakota.
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1996. American Women’s History, History of the American West
Dr. Handy-Marchello taught undergraduate and graduate history classes in American Women, the American West, and the Great Plains in addition to introductory American History and other service courses.  Her research and publications focused primarily on the historic experience of North Dakota women including woman suffrage. 


No cost or registration to attend. Participation is welcome, even if you haven't read the book.