Womens Suffrage

The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas

Event information

September 22, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Presented By: Diane Eickhoff

Location: Online and at Bicknell Family Center for the Arts

Address: 1711 S. Homer, Pittsburg, KS

Event details

Axe Library will host “The Long Road to Women’s Suffrage in Kansas,” a presentation and discussion by Diane Eickhoff, at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22, via Zoom and livestream at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts.  

The presentation may be accessed via livestream at Vimeo.com/pittstate and Facebook.com/bicknellcenter, and by Zoom at pittstate.zoom.us/j/96469619928.  

Live seating for 50 in the Linda & Lee Scott Performance Hall in the Bicknell Center will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis to members of the community who are without access to the internet. The presentation space in the basement in Axe Library, 1605 S. Joplin, will be host an additional 30 individuals for the livestream. Masks will be required at both locations.  

The presentation by Eickhoff, who is an independent historian, author of “Clarina Nichols: Frontier Crusader for Women’s Rights,” and editor of education materials, will explore the courageous individuals who challenged the powerful interests opposed to electoral reform, and other “firsts” that women achieved on the road to suffrage.  

“The Long Road to Women’s Suffrage in Kansas” is part of Humanities Kansas's Movement of Ideas Speakers Bureau, featuring presentations and workshops designed to share stories that inspire, spark conversations that inform, and generate insights that strengthen civic engagement.

Contact information

Ruth Monnier