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4/17/2013 - Waterbury’s First Woman Lawyer, April 18, Mattatuck Museum

The Frederick G. Mason Lecture Series
Susan Cecelia O’Neill: Waterbury’s First Woman Lawyer
Thursday, April 18, 5:30 p.m.

Join us for an illustrated lecture with Raechel Guest,
Cornwall Historical Society Executive Director/Curator,
as she describes Connecticut’s woman’s rights movement
at the turn of the 20th century and specifically addresses
the difficulties, frustrations, and rewards experienced by
Susan C. O’Neill (1871-1934) in attaining the right to practice
to law. This series is supported by Ted Mason in honor of his father.