Hard One, Not Done


A commemoration of the 100-Year Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment from an Iowa Perspective

The Yellow Rose of Suffrage: The Story of Carrie Chapman Catt

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 6:30pm
Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 8:30pm

Jane Cox wrote and performs this one-woman show, The Yellow Rose of Suffrage. The play illustrates the life and words of women’s activist Carrie Chapman Catt. A tireless organizer and campaigner, Catt was president of the National American Women Suffrage Association for many years and directed more than two million women in the suffrage movement. Jane Cox did her undergraduate work at Iowa State University and was on the ISU faculty for over twenty years. She was a full Professor and stage director for Iowa State University Theatre and has been involved with over two hundred-fifty productions as an actress, designer, or director. Her one woman shows have been performed in over twenty states as well as the Kennedy Center, and the Smithsonian. Professor Cox has been awarded The Faculty Citation, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Excellence in Artistic Creativity Award, and a Commendation
from Governor Terry E. Branstad.

Franklin Avenue Library Meeting Room
5000 Franklin Avenue
Des Moines
Intended Audience: 
Adult and teen
Contact Name: 
Sarah D. Early
Contact Email: 
Des Moines Public Library