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Discovering Our Berks Suffragists

From Berks History Center

Sep 10, 2020

Join us as our Second Saturday programs continue on via Zoom.  On Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 10 AM, discover the stories of the Berks County women who worked for the woman suffrage movement locally.  Find out how RACC Associate Dean of Library Services, Mary Ellen Heckman,  used old newspapers and local records to reveal their hard work and personal lives and learn how to use these same techniques to uncover your own ancestors’ lives.

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Mary Ellen Heckman is the Associate Dean of Library Services at Reading Area Community College. Mrs. Heckman is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Penn State in American Studies and has a master’s in Library Service from Rutgers University. She was a founding member of the Berks County Genealogical Society and has been helping people research their family histories for over thirty years.

A very special thanks to Herbein + Company, Inc for helping us bring you Second Saturday via Zoom Webinar. 

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