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Live Suffrage Event

Eliza E. Canty-Jones of the Oregon Historical Society will present, “Nevertheless, They Persisted: The Woman Suffrage Movement and the Struggle for Voting Rights,” live on Facebook on Thursday, Sept. 17th at 6:30PM.

You may view this event by clicking on the link on the Roseburg Public Library’s website: https://www.cityofroseburg.org/departments/library/

You can go directly to the Library’s Facebook page as well. A link to the event will be placed there several days in advance. The stream will appear when it’s live: https://www.facebook.com/roseburglibrary/

At the time of the event you can submit your questions via Facebook. Those without Facebook accounts can email questions to Kris Wiley in advance. Kris Wiley’s email address is kwiley@cityofroseburg.org

The Roseburg Public Library and the League of Women Voters of Umpqua Valley are sponsors of this event.


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Co-sponsoring a Suffrage Quilt!

The Umpqua Valley League has joined with the Umpqua Valley Quilter’s Guild as a silver sponsor for the 2020 Quilt Show to be held on April 24, 25 & 26, 2020. Our membership is very excited about this!

Here’s a photo from a poster showing a Suffrage Quilt from 1992.

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Century Celebration 2020

Susan B. Anthony

JOIN US in planning for a year-long celebration of the one hundred years following the ratification of the 19th Amendment, also known as the “Anthony Amendment”, women’s right to vote.

Meet with us at the Roseburg Public Library on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019 at 6PM to 7:30PM.

We will discuss how to celebrate, where and when. Bring your ideas and a friend to the meeting!

This event is open to the public and is free. Refreshments will be served.

See you there!