Edith Wilmans and her Campaign Tour

Pollyanna Theatre Company
Kathleen Fletcher is Edith Wilmans.

Bring history to life for your students and celebrate women who left their mark on political history! This highly interactive theatrical adventure is inspired by REAL events. ‘Great for Texas and U.S. History classes for 4th-7th grades, or ages 8-13.

The year is 1926 and Edith Wilmans is running for Governor — against another woman! You’re invited to attend a rally where you’ll meet Edith. As the first woman elected to the Texas State Legislature, she has a lot to say about politics and women’s suffrage. Learn about the history of women voting, important issues in the 1920s (many similar to important issues 100 years later), and why political representation matters. Come prepared to share what issues are important to you — Edith wants to hear them!
Robust study guide included with purchase.
Presented live on Zoom – 50 minutes
Ideally, this event serves between 8 and 16 students, each on their own Zooming screen, but we can adapt to fit your situation for up to 25 students if needed. Can present three programs per day.

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