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“Alice Paul and Women’s Suffrage” with Lucy Beard of the Alice Paul Institute

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On Wed. September 9, the Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides (APT) will hold its monthly meeting. It kicks off at 7 pm with a lecture by Lucy Beard, Executive Director of the Alice Paul Institute (API) in Mount Laurel, NJ. She will speak on Alice Paul’s life and legacy and women’s suffrage.

Lucy has been active with API since 1994, first as a volunteer and a board member and from 2000-2007 as API’s Program Director, establishing the interpretive story for public visitation at Paulsdale (Alice Paul’s home) and creating the Alice Paul Leadership Programs for girls. She has been the Executive Director at API since 2012. She has a BA in International Affairs from The George Washington University and an MA in American History from Rutgers University. Beard has served on the boards of the Girl Scouts, PA Museums, New Century Trust, and currently is Treasurer on the board of the National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites and a steering committee member for the Women’s Vote Centennial Initiative and a New Jersey delegate to the Vision 2020.

The lecture will be followed by the general APT meeting and some social zoom time.

APT meetings are open to aspiring and working tour guides as well as anyone with an interest in Philadelphia-focused history. For the foreseeable future all meetings are free for anyone and all are welcome!

APT has decided to waive 2021 membership fees for all 2020 members. If you have not yet joined or renewed for 2020, now is the time!

THE SEPTEMBER APT MEETING WILL BE VIRTUAL, ON ZOOM.

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Date:
September 9
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm