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Ohio

 

From 2019-2020, #SuffrageSisters and #SuffraGents will celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote at events and programs across your state!

Let us know about other #WomensVote100 centennial activities happening in your state, and we’ll spread the word! Email your plans to staff@womensvote100.org.

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EVENTS & Activities

  • June 13, 2019, 5:30pm (ET): Victoria Woodhull: Shattering Glass Ceilings, storytelling program about 1872 presidential candidate Victoria Woodhull, hosted by Berea Business and Professional Women and held at the Perk Cup Café and Grill in Berea, OH. For reservations call 440-235-3455.

  • June 15, 2019, 11am (ET): 100th anniversary of Ohio ratifying the 19th Amendment—Women’s Right to Vote, a commemorative rally and suffrage parade beginning on the south lawn of the Darke County Courthouse, hosted by the Fort GreeneVille Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, the Greenville city administration, and the League of Women Voters.

  • July 6, 2019, 4:10pm (ET): Cincinnati Reds Celebrate the Suffrage Centennial, bring your family and friends as the Reds take on the Cleveland Indians. Special events will be held before and during the game to honor the Ohio women in their fight to gain the right to vote.

  • August-September 2019: Pop-up versions of the National Archives exhibit Rightfully Hers will be distributed to 36 venues across the Ohio—including schools, libraries, museums, and community sites—to be displayed for the centennial.

  • September 26, 2019; 7pm (ET): Victoria Woodhull: Shattering Glass Ceilings, storytelling program about 1872 presidential candidate Victoria Woodhull to celebrate the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment, held at the Lorain County History Center in Elyria, OH. For more information, call the society at (440) 322-3341.

  • October 11, 2019—April 12, 2020: Women Breaking Boundaries, an exhibit at the Cincinnati Art Museum celebrating the ground-breaking work of woman artists.

  • October 12, 2019: Women Breaking Boundaries community opening at the Cincinnati Art Museum.


state initiatives

  • In April 2019, Governor DeWine signed Senate Bill 30, which passed unanimously in the Ohio Senate and Ohio House to create a state commission to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment.


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