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January 2020

OLLI: The Equal Rights Amendment: History, Prospects, Scope

January 30 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$10 – $15

This course explores the many aspects of the proposed Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), designed to permanently guarantee equal rights for all American citizens regardless of gender. First introduced to Congress in 1923, it was approved by the House of Representatives in 1971 and the U.S. Senate in 1972. It then needed ratification by 38 state legislatures by 1979, but only reached 35. More recently the Nevada and Illinois state legislatures ratified it in 2017 and 2018 respectively. January 16 •…

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February 2020

We Shape History

February 1 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM on Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2020

Visitors will travel from farm life to the mid-century office and learn the power of raising their voices as they explore the extraordinary stories of the many women featured in She Shapes History. Learn how to spin wool, weave yarn, and design an effective protest poster.

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OLLI: The Equal Rights Amendment: History, Prospects, Scope

February 6 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$10 – $15

This course explores the many aspects of the proposed Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), designed to permanently guarantee equal rights for all American citizens regardless of gender. First introduced to Congress in 1923, it was approved by the House of Representatives in 1971 and the U.S. Senate in 1972. It then needed ratification by 38 state legislatures by 1979, but only reached 35. More recently the Nevada and Illinois state legislatures ratified it in 2017 and 2018 respectively. January 16 •…

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We Shape History

February 8 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM on Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2020

Visitors will travel from farm life to the mid-century office and learn the power of raising their voices as they explore the extraordinary stories of the many women featured in She Shapes History. Learn how to spin wool, weave yarn, and design an effective protest poster.

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OLLI: The Equal Rights Amendment: History, Prospects, Scope

February 13 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$10 – $15

This course explores the many aspects of the proposed Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), designed to permanently guarantee equal rights for all American citizens regardless of gender. First introduced to Congress in 1923, it was approved by the House of Representatives in 1971 and the U.S. Senate in 1972. It then needed ratification by 38 state legislatures by 1979, but only reached 35. More recently the Nevada and Illinois state legislatures ratified it in 2017 and 2018 respectively. January 16 •…

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Happy 200th Birthday, Susan B. Anthony!

February 16 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum, 67 East Road
Adams, MA 01220 United States
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Stop by the Adams Free Library as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of Susan B. Anthony’s birth right here in Adams! Join us for a reenactment of the presentation of yellow roses by local children Anthony’s 80th birthday celebration in 1900, presented via video submissions from children in the museum community; unveiling of the museum’s new “Organize, Agitate, Educate” Scholarship for college-bound Berkshire County High Schoolers and recognition of the 2020 recipient, a musical performance and, of course, celebratory cake!…

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OLLI: The Equal Rights Amendment: History, Prospects, Scope

February 20 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$10 – $15

This course explores the many aspects of the proposed Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), designed to permanently guarantee equal rights for all American citizens regardless of gender. First introduced to Congress in 1923, it was approved by the House of Representatives in 1971 and the U.S. Senate in 1972. It then needed ratification by 38 state legislatures by 1979, but only reached 35. More recently the Nevada and Illinois state legislatures ratified it in 2017 and 2018 respectively. January 16 •…

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Winter Lecture by Tom Coward – The Legacy of Wild Gardener William Robinson

February 22 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$35 – $45

In 2010, Tom Coward joined Gravetye Manor in Sussex, England and set about the restoration of the garden. The historic gardens of Gravetye Manor were established in 1885 by writer and gardener William Robinson. Situated in the Ashdown Forest of Sussex— the basis of A.A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh books— this would become Robinson’s inspiration for the creation of the English natural or wild gardens. Building on his experience and drawing from the inspiration of North American meadows, Coward will…

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OLLI: The Equal Rights Amendment: History, Prospects, Scope

February 27 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$10 – $15

This course explores the many aspects of the proposed Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), designed to permanently guarantee equal rights for all American citizens regardless of gender. First introduced to Congress in 1923, it was approved by the House of Representatives in 1971 and the U.S. Senate in 1972. It then needed ratification by 38 state legislatures by 1979, but only reached 35. More recently the Nevada and Illinois state legislatures ratified it in 2017 and 2018 respectively. January 16 •…

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We Shape History

February 29 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM on Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2020

Visitors will travel from farm life to the mid-century office and learn the power of raising their voices as they explore the extraordinary stories of the many women featured in She Shapes History. Learn how to spin wool, weave yarn, and design an effective protest poster.

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