Votes for Women: MA Leaders for Women's Suffrage

TUE, SEP 29, 2020 (59:39)

Boston Public Library President David Leonard talks with Barbara F. Berenson, author of “Massachusetts in the Woman Suffrage Movement: Revolutionary Reformers.”

This conversation is part of the esteemed Lowell Lecture Series and the “Arc of History: Contested Perspectives” series at the Boston Public library.

Image courtesty of Barbara F. Berenson

+ BIO: Barbara F. Berenson

Barbara Berenson is the author of Massachusetts in the Woman Suffrage Movement: Revolutionary Reformers (2018), Boston in the Civil War: Hub of the Second Revolution (2014), and Walking Tours of Civil War Boston: Hub of Abolitionism (2011, 2d ed. 2014). She is the co-editor of Breaking Barriers: The Unfinished Story of Women Lawyers and Judges in Massachusetts (2012). Barbara earned her undergraduate degree from Harvard College and her law degree from Harvard Law School. She worked as a Senior Attorney at the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court until June 2019. She is on the boards of Boston By Foot and the Royall House & Slave Quarters.

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