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Repeating History: How the Presidential Election of 1876 May Inform the Outcome of the Current Presidential Race

Posted about 1 month ago by Rebecca S

As with any political conversation, it is important to consider the ways in which the past informs the present. Read further to explore how the disputed 1876 election of 19th U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes may provide insight into our current moment and take a look into the voting resources available to you at our library and in our community.

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Steinem Sisters Collection & The Silent Witness Project

Posted about 1 month ago by Rebecca S

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Steinem Sisters Collection has teamed up with The Bethany House to spotlight the Silent Witness Project, an awareness initiative for domestic violence. Read further for more information on domestic violence amidst the pandemic, links to resources, as well as book recommendations from our very own Steinem Sisters Collection.

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HerStory: Intersectional Feminism

Posted about 1 year ago by Rebecca S

In celebration of Women's History Month, join the Steinem Sisters Collection for HerStory: Intersectional Feminism. Featuring four of the Toledo region’s most celebrated women’s activists and forward-thinkers, this special program will investigate how the feminist movement can be more diverse and inclusive through a renewed focus on intersectionality.

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