In honor of Women’s History Month, join Dr. Lisa Tetrault, professor of history at Carnegie Mellon University, for a special tour of the History Center’s newest exhibition, American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition. Accompanied by History Center senior curator Leslie Przybylek, Dr. Tetrault will explore the connections between Prohibition and the suffrage, temperance, and women’s rights movements in the early 20th century while touring through the 10,000-square-foot exhibit.
Following the tour, Dr. Tetrault will be available to sign copies of her book, “The Myth of Seneca Falls: Memory and the Women’s Suffrage Movement, 1848-1898.” Copies will be available for purchase in the History Center’s Museum Shop.
Tickets are $10 and space is limited, so please register in advance.
For more information, please contact Sam Moore at email@example.com or 412-454-6373.
Dr. Lisa Tetrault, professor of history at Carnegie Mellon University, specializes in the history of U.S. women, gender, and social movements. Her path-breaking book, “The Myth of Seneca Falls: Memory and the Women’s Suffrage Movement, 1848-1898,” won the Organization of American Historians’ inaugural women’s history book prize. A recipient of fellowships from the Smithsonian Institution, the Library of Congress, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Charles Warren Center at Harvard University, along with many others, Tetrault is a leading scholar in the field of early women’s rights. A decorated teacher, she draws her energy and commitment to this work from public dialogue, where she is at her happiest.