Grace Crandall Richardson: Nebraska's Persistent Suffragist

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Nebraska History Museum

Dr. Amy Forss, chair of the History Department and Social Science co-representative at Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, will unpack Grace Crandall Richardson's personal scrapbooks to offer insights into the life of one of Nebraska's fighting suffragists.

Images and personal memories outline Richardson's campaign and her role in the 1917-1919 Nebraska Supreme Court case Barkley vs. Pool. Included in the presentation are photographs and artifacts from the History Nebraska collection and excerpts from the unpublished autobiography.

Graphic for the Brown Bag lecture featuring an image of Grace Crandall Richardson

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