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Women’s History

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FORWARD INTO LIGHT CAMPAIGN

Posted about 2 years ago by kathryn Coker
August 26 marks the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution giving women the vote. Buildings and landmarks across the country will celebrate by […]
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Centennial Celebration: 19th Amendment

Posted about 2 years ago by kathryn Coker
The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified on August 18, 1920, gave women the right to vote. Section 1 reads: “The right of citizens of the United States to […]
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A Glimpse at Virginia’s Organized Woman Suffrage Movement: Part II

Posted about 3 years ago by kathryn Coker
This is the second post in a two part series on the fight for woman suffrage in Virginia. Before Virginia’s Coralie Franklin Cook published her 1915 article, “Votes for Mothers,” […]
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A Glimpse at Virginia’s Organized Woman Suffrage Movement: Part I

Posted about 3 years ago by kathryn Coker
This is the first post in a two part series on the fight for woman suffrage in Virginia. Stay tuned as we commemorate the centennial of the 19th amendment’s passage. […]
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