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ONLINE—Show & Tell: What Can We Learn From Artifacts of California Elections?
February 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pmFree
Take a trip back through California’s voting history in this archival tour led by historian Susan D. Anderson and archivists from across the state. Hear seldom-told stories of struggles for voting rights and representation, from Suffrage to Civil Rights and more.
Join us on Zoom at 4pm to examine artifacts from California collections and hear their stories told. To register, use the link below.
Thursday, February 25
4:00-5:30 pm PST
Angela Brinskele, June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives
Frances Kaplan, California Historical Society
Sean Dickerson, African American Museum & Archive at Oakland
Tamara Martin, California State Archives
Xaviera Flores, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center
Susan D. Anderson, History Curator and Program Manager, California African American Museum
Through California On The Ballot, California Humanities invites the people of California and beyond to reflect and talk—with neighbors, historians, election experts, and more—about the past, present, and future of electoral engagement in California. To sign up for upcoming events, visit www.calhum.org.
This event is funded by the “Why it Matters: Civic and Electoral Participation” initiative, administered by the Federation of State Humanities Councils and funded by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
For more information, please write to Kirsten Vega at firstname.lastname@example.org.