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Madam Eliza Jumel (Born Elizabeth Bowen)

          Madam Eliza Jumel (nee Elizabeth Bowen) a Providence native, has been posthumously inducted into the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame as part of the 20-women inductee class chosen in observance of the centennial of the Nineteenth (Women’s Rights) Amendment.           Sixteen ladies have been previously inducted for their various achievements in the 19th

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Six Women to be Inducted into the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame

As part of the centennial observation of the ratification of the 19th Amendment (1920 – 2020) giving American women the right to vote, the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame announced it will be inducting six women suffragists into the Hall. These inductees include two Swedish immigrants, Maria Kindberg and Ingeborg Kindstedt; two women of

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NINE PROMINENT RHODE ISLANDERS TO BE INDUCTED INTO STATE HALL OF FAME

The Board of Directors of the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame today announced the selection of nine prominent Rhode Islanders for membership in the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame. According to Board president and 1995 inductee, Dr. Patrick T. Conley–the Hall of Fame, consisting of illustrious Rhode Islanders from Roger Williams and the

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