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Louisville, Kentucky Dr. Carter G. Woodson Branch, Dr. Carter G. Woodson 145th Birthday Celebration and regular monthly meeting

December 15, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-5

Miss Laura Boche, Kentucky Country Day (KCD) High School Sophomore, Guest Speaker, will speak to the Louiisville membership on the topic “Shttering The Glass Ceiling” about how she was able to get the National Register of Historic {laces to nominate and move the Nugent House located at 845 South 6th Street in Louisville to the National Register of Historic Places. Laura will talk about historical significance of getting the Nugent House on the National Register of Historical Places.:

Alice and Georgia Nugent were sisters, influential suffragists and civil rights activists; and African American Women in the Suffrage Movement. The historical significance is that this is a rare example of the Black suffrage movement in Kentucky and the impact the Nugent sisters had on the community during a time of discriminary housing policies, banks refusing loans to Blacks especially Black women, real estate agents not showing property to Blacks, deeds that forbade property being sold to Black people and unequal access to jobs and other resources, and the role the sisters played in the suffrage movement.

Laura Boche’s work is part of her progress toward her Girl Scout Gold Award – the most prestigious award that Girl Scout seniors and Ambassadors can earn. Laura lead drive to have the Kentucky Historic Preservation Review Board approve the historical preservation work. Miss Boche’s speach “Shattering the Glass Ceiling” about the Nugent House in Louisville.

Details

Date:
December 15, 2020
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-5

Organizer

Louisville, Kentucky Dr. Carter G. Woodson Branch
Email:
125babb@gmail.com