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 email@example.com.
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.
Suffragists in Virginia, Turning Point Suffragist Memorial
Suffragists in Virginia History, Virginia is for Lovers YouTube Channel
Virginia and the 19th Amendment, National Park Service
Virginia and Women’s Suffrage, Virginia Museum of History and Culture
Turning Point Suffrage Memorial, a nonprofit working to establish a suffrage memorial steps from the former site of Occoquan Workhouse, where Alice Paul and other members of the National Woman’s Party were imprisoned for picketing the White House for the right to vote
Visit Struggle at the Workhouse, an exhibit at the Workhouse Prison Museum at Lorton detailing the ordeal and honoring the courage of suffragists who were imprisoned and tortured at the Occoquan Workhouse