This Week at the Woodrow Wilson House
image: Edith Wilson, friends, and crew on the ocean liner Azuma Maru, NYK Line, Nov 1932.
🥂 A Toast to the Bourbon Bash 🥂
“It would have been an amazing night for a Bourbon Bash at the Wilson House”

This week would have been the date of our annual fundraiser, the Bourbon Bash - now postponed to October 15 (Edith's birthday). Cheers to those we have partnered with: Republic Restoratives , Cherry Blossom Collective , Nora Lee , Torie Partridge, Sugarplum Tents , MJ Valet , Songrise , Ars Poetica , Alexandria Harmonizers , The Edith Boling Wilson Museum , The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum. See you then!

June 2 - Kimberly A. Hamlin
June 9 - Angela P. Dodson
June 16 - Rebecca Boggs Roberts
June 23 - Tina Cassidy
June 30 - Dr. Erin Chapman
The “Why Wait? From Start to (Un)Finished; A Look Back at Suffrage History” Speaker Series returns! – online!
“Lunch and Learn” 

About the Series:
2020 marks 100 years since women gained the right to vote. Join notable women historians, curators, and leaders for a series of talks exploring varying aspects of the women’s suffrage movement and its relevance today. Talks will explore the movement’s origins, its radicalization during Woodrow Wilson’s presidency, and the role of race in the movement’s evolution.

FREE! (But, you must register to attend the online meeting).
June 2, 12:00 - 1:00 PM - Kimberly A. Hamlin, author of "Free Thinker: Sex, Suffrage, and the Extraordinary Life Of Helen Hamilton Gardener"
June 9, 12:00 - 1:00 PM  - Angela P. Dodson author of “Remembering the Ladies: Celebrating those who Fought for Freedom at the Ballot Box” 
June 16 , 12:00 - 1:00 PM - Rebecca Boggs Roberts, author of "Suffragists in Washington, DC : The 1913 Parade and the Fight for the Vote"
June 23 , 12:00 - 1:00 PM - Tina Cassidy, author of "Mr. President, How Long Must We Wait?: Alice Paul, Woodrow Wilson, and the Fight for the Right to Vote"

June 30 , 12:00 - 1:00 PM - Dr. Erin D. Chapman: "Black Women, Suffrage and Citizenship" 
Virtual Game Night Success!
Our first Virtual Game Night featured a Jeopardy! style trivia contest. We had a great group of participants from all over the country, but the winner was Paul Jarzembowski of Maryland. Join us on Zoom next month for a cocktail and a trivia contest. Sign up on our webpage for free.

Next event: June 3, 5:30 PM
Trivia question from the May 13: The Lime Rickey is the Official Native Cocktail of which major US City? Answer: Washington, DC!!
Coming Soon!
We're developing a slate of programs for you to "experience" the outdoors, the Wilson House and the neighborhood. Coming to you soon:

  • The Waddy B. Wood Walking Tour, self-guided through the Kalorama neighborhood. Who's Waddy? A well-known architect who designed many historic sites including the Woodrow Wilson House and Garden!

  • The Embassy Row self-guided audio tour - all you'll need is your cell phone and your sneakers.
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