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9/10/2020

Scattered History

Peoria County Genealogical Society

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Procurement, preservation, and digital distribution of objects of personal or historical significance is the focus of this program presented by Phillip Mott. Successful methods for locating items of interest will be shared along with measures that can be taken to preserve them on a limited budget.  Additionally, options for digital archiving and the ethical dilemmas of sharing images with the general public will be discussed.

Defy the Odds: Illinois Women and the Nineteenth Amendment

Illinois History Forum–Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

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1919 was a landmark year for women's rights in the Land of Lincoln, as Illinois became the first state east of the Mississippi River to grant women the right to vote for president. Join Anne Moseley, Director of Engagement and Curator of Sangamon Experience at UIS, as she tells the story of the women's suffrage movement in Illinois and the effort it took to secure the vote.

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