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    African American Women's Activism and Suffrage

    Martha Jones, author of Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality For All, talked about the various ways African American women became involved in the…

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    "Votes for Women" Exhibit, Part 2

    Historian Kate Clarke Lemay gave a guided tour of a National Portrait Gallery exhibit marking the centennial of the 19th Amendment. Starting with the 1913 suffrage parade in Washington,…

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    "Rightfully Hers, American Women and the Vote" Exhibit

    Curator Corinne Porter gave American History TV a guided tour of a National Archives exhibit marking the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which guarantees women the right to vote.

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    Author Discussion on Suffrage and the Women's Movement

    Doris Weatherford, author of Victory for the Vote, and Marlene Wagman-Gellar, author of Fabulous Female Firsts], discussed suffrage and the women’s movement. This was a virtual event…

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    Author Discussion on the Centennial of the ACLU and the 19th Amendment

    Ellis Cose (Democracy, If We Can Keep It) and Kimberly Hamlin (Free Thinker) discussed their respective books on the ACLU and the 19th Amendment. This virtual program was part of the 2020…

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    Journalists Discuss Finish the Fight

    Contributors to Finish the Fight discussed the fight for women’s right to vote. This video was provided by the Brooklyn Book Festival.

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    Global History of the 19th Amendment

    Historian Mona Siegel talked about her book, Peace on Our Terms: The Global Battle for Women’s Rights After the First World War. The Sacramento State history professor argued that a great…

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    Suffrage - Women's Long Battle for the Vote

    UCLA History Professor Emeritus Ellen Carol DuBois discussed her book, Suffrage: Women’s Long Battle for the Vote. Professor DuBois provided an overview of the movement from its beginnings…

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    Q&A with Elaine Weiss

    Journalist and author Elaine Weiss discussed her book, The Woman’s Hour, about the lead-up to the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution on August 18, 1920, that…

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    Conversations with Suffragists

    On August 18, 1920, women won the right to vote with the ratification of the 19th Amendment. To commemorate this anniversary, the National Archives hosted a conversation with interpreters from…

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    The Chautauqua Movement and Women's Suffrage

    Scholar Sarah Bell talked about the relationship between the Chautauqua movement and women’s suffrage in the late nineteenth century. She explained how the educational movement evolved from…

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    Colleen Shogan on the Ratification of the 19th Amendment

    Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission Co-Chair Colleen Shogan talked about the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, when Tennessee became the 36th and last state needed…

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    Tennessee and the Women's Suffrage Movement

    Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission executive director Anna Laymon talked with Tennessee U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn about the state’s involvement in the women’s suffrage movement. On August…

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    Centennial Suffrage Commemoration

    The Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission hosted a conversation on the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, author Elaine Weiss, and…

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    First Lady Remarks at Launch of Women's Suffrage Exhibit

    First lady Melania Trump made remarks at the launch of the “Building the Movement: America’s Youth Celebrate 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage” digital exhibit at the White House.

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    Women Voters, 1920-2016

    Christina Wolbrecht, political scientist and author of A Century of Votes for Women: American Elections Since Suffrage, discussed how politicians and the media have attempted to understand…

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    Suffrage Movement and the Media

    Three scholars who have written books about women’s suffrage participated in a discussion titled: “Women and the Vote: The 19th Amendment, Power, Media, and the Making of a Movement.” The National…

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    Role of Men in the Women's Suffrage Movement

    Three authors explored the role of men in the women’s suffrage movement and the reasons why men supported the 19th Amendment. This National Archives event was one of a series associated with their…

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    Harriet Tubman and Women's Suffrage

    Harriet Tubman is celebrated for her work as an abolitionist, Underground Railroad conductor, and Union Army scout during the Civil War. Karen Hill of the Harriet Tubman House talked about…

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    Suffragists and the 19th Amendment

    Author Rebecca Roberts talked about the decade leading up to the passage of the 19th Amendment and how women gained their right to vote through marching, picketing, and persistence. Ms. Roberts is the…

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