The Magic Sash: Episode 4

Locked Up

Lotty finds herself locked in jail with a grown-up Florence and Susan B. Anthony. Isaiah stages a rescue, and the adventure continues with a visit to 1888 and a face-to-face meeting with Frederick Douglass!

Host: Aly Raisman

Lesson Plan

Developed by the National Park Service
Magic Sash Episode 4 lesson plan screen capture
Click on the image to download the full lesson plan (.pdf)

Download the lesson plan for this episode of The Magic Sash to dive into the themes of this episode. There are six pages.

Guiding Questions: When should we be able to speak for ourselves? When should others make decisions for us?

Learning Objectives:

  1. Students will identify the Silent Sentinels and summarize their significance in the passage of the 19th Amendment.

  2. Students will consider the consequences women suffragists received for their actions in protesting and picketing for voting rights.

  3. Students will create a political cartoon that supports or opposes an issue with appropriate language and symbols.

Places Associated With This Episode

About the Podcast

Lotty - Katelyn Joseph
Isaiah - David Dotson
Florence - Jennifer Roszell
Susan B. Anthony - Susan Riley Stevens
Frederick Douglass - Postell Pringle

The Magic Sash is a production of the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission, the National Park Service, TRAX from PRX, and Gen-Z Media. The podcast was envisioned by WSCC Executive Director Anna Laymon with support from Kelsey Millay. Executive Producers: Genevieve Sponsler (TRAX from PRX) and Ben Strouse (Gen-Z Media). Creators: Benjamin Strouse, David Kreizman and Chris Tarry. Writers: Sandy Rustin and David Kreizman. Music: Peter Kiesewalter. Additional Music: Chris Tarry and Jennifer Rowekamp. Sound design and music editing: Chris Tarry and Darian Newsome. Production Director: Michelle Tattenbaum.

Original Air Date: August 26, 2020

Last updated: August 26, 2020


  • Site Index