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CRIS Radio, State Archivists Team Up To Produce Voices of Woman Suffrage

100-year-old suffrage documents highlight voter rights and racial equity

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Suffrage Posts

JI: Project to give voice to suffrage


Journal Inquirer, August 29, 2020
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CRIS Radio and archivists from the Connecticut State Library, the Connecticut Historical Society, and Watkinson Library & College Archives at Trinity College are working together to bring to life 100-year-old documents – featuring human-narrated recordings available as podcasts — about the divisive debate over the passage of the 19th Amendment that was passed in August 1920.  Read more.

100 Years: Voices of Woman Suffrage


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CRIS Radio celebrates 100 years of success for woman's suffrage by collaborating with the Connecticut State Library, the Connecticut Historical Society, Watkinson Library at Trinity College and Hartford Public Library to bring Voices of Woman Suffrage to life.

The project is made possible by a grant from the Pomeroy Foundation.

The collection of items that CRIS has put into audio format for this project includes letters, essays, meeting minutes, leaflets and news articles.

Click on the icon or link to the different categories of materials to be taken to the available resources.  A list of resources that were used for this collection is available here.

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2019 DINING & DANCING GALLERY

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Mission & Goals

As Connecticut’s talking newsstand for the blind and print-challenged, it is the mission of CRIS Radio to provide the highest quality, electronic reading service in the state.

CRIS helps enhance the quality of life of its listeners by providing access to the same printed news and information that their family, friends, classmates, and colleagues enjoy.

It is our current goal to … Continue Reading ››

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