My Place in the Voting Booth: Hoosier Suffragette Helen M. Gougar

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Tuesday, November 10, 2009 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
at Indiana Supreme Court

200 W. Washington St., Rm 304, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Special Venue Instructions: Visitors to the state capital building must enter through the east or west doors and pass through a security screening checkpoint.
Courtroom Podium Quadrant:

Arts, Humanities

Event Description:

photo by John Gentry, courtesy of Indiana Supreme Court

Free. Classroom resources available.
Twitter Hashtag:  #SAPvote

Join members of a courtroom audience to re-enact the extraordinary experiences of preeminent suffragette Helen M. Gougar. In 1897, Ms. Gougar was one of the first women to argue before the Indiana Supreme Court when she represented herself in a case concerning Indiana women's inability to vote. Presented by Indiana Supreme Court, Indiana Humanities Council, and Indiana State House Tour Office. Questions? Call 317-232-2550 or e-mail