David J. Gerleman of George Mason University will explore some of the most stirring and heart-rending events of the Lincoln administration through the eyes of Benjamin Brown French. Period photographs and insightful snippets from French's voluminous journals spanning forty years of Washington life will give an intimate view of the era by one of the 19th century's sharpest political observers.
Capitol Hill is a treasure trove of stories, and our Chief Guide Steve Livengood loves to share them! Join Steve and USCHS President/CEO Jane Campbell for a historical view of First St. NE at C St. and Constitution Ave. Topics will include the Carroll Arms Hotel and James Greenleaf's house, the Monocle, and Buckner Thurston.
Janet Clemens and Marcey Frutchey of the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center will discuss the process of creating a rich soundscape featuring curators, historians, artists, descendants of honored subjects, and eyewitnesses.
No matter where you are, you can attend our 2020 symposium! The rescheduled program will be conducted as a virtual series, and will cover all of the topics planned for the original event.
Sessions will begin in August; details and dates will be shared in our social media posts and in these newsletters over the coming weeks.
100 Years of Women Voting is co-sponsored by the Kluge Center at the Library of Congress and made possible by the National Women’s Suffrage Commission.
A Milestone to Celebrate.
This bright, proud commemoration of the first century of women's suffrage makes a striking addition to your tree--and a meaningful gift for business associates, mentees, and the next generation of women in your family. Gift boxed, made in the USA.