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Virginia

 

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

  • August-September 2019: Pop-up versions of the National Archives exhibit Rightfully Hers will be distributed to 52 venues across the Virginia including schools, libraries, museums, and community sites—to be displayed for the centennial.

  • March 7-September 27, 2020: Agents of Change: Female Activism in Virginia from Women’s Suffrage to Today, an exhibit focused on women’s social and political activism throughout the history of Virginia at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture.

  • October 3, 2019: Selling Suffrage: Words and Symbols to Win the Vote and the ERA, a presentation featuring experts and advocates describing the written and graphic messages that suffragists used to change public opinion and how those messages connect to later campaigns for the Equal Rights Amendment.


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