12-Story Library Featured Editor Pick
The 19th amendment to the US Constitution was originally proposed in 1923. It says: “Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.” Nearly 100 years later, the Equal Rights Amendment – ERA, for short…
From July 14 to 16, 2017, people gathered in Seneca Falls, New York, to celebrate Convention Days. This weekend marked the 100th anniversary of when women were granted the right to vote in New York State. The celebration was held in Seneca Falls, the same location where the very first…
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Susan B. Anthony’s Petition to Congress
Video: The Raye Montague Story
Program Director of Ships Raye Montague tells the story of how she became an engineer for the US Navy.
Women’s Rights Park Tweets
What the ratification of the 19th Amendment look like? This StoryMap walks you through state by state ratification.… https://t.co/Fk123l5D0l(about 1 week ago)
RT @amhistorymuseum: While the 19th Amendment stated the right of citizens to vote shall not be denied on account of sex, many American wom…(about 3 weeks ago)
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RT @USNatArchives: Women fought long and hard for the franchise—the right to vote—for many reasons. Suffragists argued that the inability t…(about 3 weeks ago)