By Will Haynes |

Lawrence Women in the 1890s: From the Gilded Age to Progressivism

Join us for a special presentation by historian Kathryn Nemeth Tuttle in connection with our exhibit Mothers of Invention: The Entrepreneurs and Innovators of Lawrence. The 1890s was a transformative decade for Lawrence and women played a crucial role, from Populism, to the Suffrage Movement, to education and libraries, to the Rational Dress Movement and the bicycle craze. Learn more about phenomenal women including Annie Diggs; Genevieve Howland Chalkley; Mamie Dillard; Carrie Langston Hughes; Mary Frances Simpson; Jane Snow; and Ida Hyde.

This conversation was streamed live on May 20, 2022.