Virtual Lecture: Susan B. Anthony - From Farm Town Girl to Feminist IconWednesday August 5, 2020
6:30 PM until 7:30 PM
Zoom details to follow.
Cassandra Peltier, Executive Director, of the Susan B. Anthony birthplace will give a talk on the history of Susan B. Anthony and her legacy.
An overview of Susan B. Anthony’s life and legacy, beginning with early influences from her family and Berkshire County community which instilled the traits which guided her career. This talk will focus on Susan B. Anthony’s activities and connections in Massachusetts and her lasting legacy throughout the commonwealth.
Cassandra Peltier, Executive Director of the Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum in Adams, Massachusetts
Cassandra grew up immersed in the world of Berkshire County museums thanks to the freedom of a homeschooling education. A recent graduate of Mount Holyoke College, Cassandra’s coursework included Material Culture, Women's and Fashion History, Teaching History, Public History, and Oral History. She was a 2017 recipient of the Mount Holyoke College History Department's Evelyn Church Wilbur Prize for Outstanding Work in American History by a Junior. Peltier graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in History and "Nexus" Minor in Public History, Museums, Archives, and Digital History.
Location: Community Meeting Room
to go to the South Hadley Public Library