Curators at Work: These Things Can Be Done Film Discussion
In August 2020, the U.S. celebrated the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote. “These Things Can Be Done,” a documentary that explores the often-overlooked narrative of women’s suffrage in Virginia, premiered on VPM on August 13, 2020. Meet the historians featured in the film, who share their insights on this pivotal moment in Virginia’s history and answered audience questions as part of this virtual discussion.
Barbara Batson, Library of Virginia
Ajena Rogers, Maggie Walker National Historic Site
Dr. Karen Sherry, Virginia Museum of History & Culture
Dr. Sandra Treadway, Library of Virginia
Christina Vida, The Valentine