Host Sean Rost tells the story of Dexter's Carrie Lee Carter Stokes, and talks with Janet Olson, archivist for the Frances Willard House Museum and WCTU Archives, about the Woman's Christian Temperance Union's involvement in suffrage, temperance, and social reform...
This episode focuses on the life of Carrie Lee Carter Stokes, and explains how the Dexter (MO) schoolteacher rose to become a prominent leader in the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and the Missouri Equal Suffrage Association.
Janet Olson holds an MA in History from Loyola University in Chicago. She served as the Assistant University Archivist at Northwestern University from 1998-2020. Since 2007, she has served as the part-time Archivist for the Frances Willard House Museum and WCTU Archives.