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Celebrating the 19th Amendment: Women's Suffrage and Anti-Suffrage Documents for Educators

Celebrating the 19th Amendment: Women's Suffrage and Anti-Suffrage Documents for Educators Online

Primary source documents from the New York State Library on the Women's Suffrage and Anti-Suffrage movements will be shared to utilize in your classrooms and libraries.  The 19th Amendment and the Suffrage and Anti-Suffrage movements are primarily taught in Grades 4, 7, 8 and 11.  Useful strategies for analyzation of documents will be provided.  Highlights include comparing and contrasting Suffrage and Anti-Suffrage political cartoons, broadsides, pamphlets, advertisements, election texts and vocabulary. Primary sources with   historical figures of President Woodrow Wilson, Amelia Bloomer, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and others will be presented.  New York State Library educator guide for the 19th Amendment : New York State Library documents of the women's suffrage and anti-Suffrage Movements

CTLE credit will be provided (1 hour).

Marisa Gitto is a Senior Reference Librarian at the New York State Library. She received her M.S. in Information and Library Science from Pratt Institute and a M.A. in Spanish from the University at Albany. Marisa was a Spanish Teacher for the Albany City School District and is permanently certified to teach Spanish PreK-12.  Previously, Marisa was the Library Director for the Patricia Standish Education and Curriculum Library at the College of Saint Rose.  At the Curriculum Library, Marisa helped faculty, future teachers, speech language pathologists, and school counselors obtain the resources needed to develop lesson planning activities and therapy sessions for students and clients for ages birth though adult.  Currently, at the NYS Library, Marisa finds primary resources for Educators and creates Educator Guides based upon history related to New York State with document-based questions and activities to utilize in the classroom or library whether onsite or remote.

Monday, March 25, 2024
3:30pm - 4:30pm
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Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
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