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It’s More Than History! Lecture Series at Baltimore City Hall

March 4, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Power of One:

The Life and Work of Sadie Jacobs Crockin

and Other Activists in the Role of Women’s Voting Rights Movement


Learn about the historic — and dramatic — roles that women have played in their fight to get the vote. Sadie Jacobs Crockin was a key figure in Baltimore’s Jewish community and in the women’s rights movement of the early 1900s. She led the Baltimore chapters of the League of Women Voters and Hadassah, achieving prominence as a tireless organizer and social reformer.



FRIDAY, MARCH 4 at Noon.



Baltimore City Hall
100 N. Holliday Street
Board of Estimates Room (Second Floor)


The lectures begin at noon and end around 1 pm. Feel free to bring lunch.

Photo ID is necessary to enter Baltimore City Hall.

Sadie Jacobs Crockin.

Sadie Jacobs Crockin.


Presenter: Roberta Sharper is a member of the League of Women Voters of Maryland’s board and is appointed to the Governor’s Commission for the Commemoration of the Adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment. Roberta is a retired Baltimore City Public Schools biology teacher and was recognized as Teacher of the Year in 1987 and Outstanding Teacher of the Year in 1989. She won an African American Lutheran Award in 2000 and a Humanitarian Award from Roots of Scouting in 2005. She has worked with the Lutheran World Relief in East Africa and was a People to People Ambassador to China in 2007.


Lecture Sponsors: The Jewish Museum of Maryland, The League of Women Voters of Maryland, and the Governor’s Commission for the Commemoration of the Adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment.


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March 4, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm