“Girlhood (It’s complicated)” An Exhibition for the Centennial of Woman Suffrage

Lecture Description

A critical overview of the process of creating one of the signature exhibitions for the Smithsonian’s American Women’s History Initiative. Discusses why the curatorial team chose girlhood as the primary interpretive frame and the unexpected consequences and imaginings that come from placing girls at the center of American women’s history.

CATEGORIES

Public History and Memory Women's Rights, Activism, and Suffrage

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