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Dr. Alissa Stoehr, PhD Lecturer, Sociology Dept. Women’s & Gender Studies Iowa State University, will present "'Remember the Ladies,' said Abbigale to John…"

It is challenging to find out much about our female ancestors due to legalities and norms of the times in which they lived. Women had “respectable roles” in life, roles dictated by men, beliefs, and law. Some women rebelled; most did not. 

Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library and the Story County Genealogical Society.

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