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News about suffrage centennials

November 16, 2017

Suffrage Centennial News for Today, Yesterday, & Tomorrow! on Vimeo. The Women’s Vote Centennial Initiative 2020 that was launched in March 2015 publishes news monthly about plans underway for the 2020 national suffrage centennial. Post information monthly. Jill Zahniser gathers the news. To sign up, send an email to: Suffrage2020@thezahnisers.com. The following information is from a […]

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Votes for Women centennial conference & women’s suffrage resources!

October 28, 2017

Humanities New York has awarded over $300,000 to organizations throughout the state to honor the state’s centennial during 2017. Contact Humanitiesny.org The HerStory Scrapbook website (herstoryscrapbook.com/) focuses on the final four years of the women’s suffrage campaign, as reported by The New York Times. From 1917 – 1920, The Times published over 3,000 articles, editorials, and letters about the women […]

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More suffrage centennial events to celebrate!

October 22, 2017

WomensActivism.nyc at the NYC Department of Records and Information Services is honoring the women who won the right to vote in NYS in 1917 and people fighting for justice today with a celebration of women’s activism in New York as part of the 2017 suffrage centennial. The date is November 6, 2017, 6-8 p.m. at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 155 […]

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Upcoming women’s suffrage events and special programs!

August 19, 2017

August 27 2 PM: “Women on Wheels: Bikes, Liberation and Suffrage” at the Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion, 151 Charlotte St, Canandaigua. The 1816 Farmington Meetinghouse will co-sponsor this event,  where historian Kjirsten Gustavson,will present her “Woman on a Wheel” program.  Gustavson, of NYS Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, will appear in her reproduction 1890s bicycle costume, and  talk […]

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Issue of NWHP Gazette focuses on women’s suffrage, plus votes for women news notes!

August 11, 2017

Want to know about the activists who worked for the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution by state? The 2017 issue of the National Women’s History Project has pages and pages of names of those to be honored. They represent barely a fraction of the tens of thousands of individuals and organizations across the nation […]

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Register now for Seneca Falls Dialogues

September 1, 2014

Registration is now open for the 4th Biennial Seneca Falls Dialogues, scheduled for October 17-19 in Seneca Falls, New York.  A collaborative effort coordinated by WILL and the University Alliance, the Dialogues focus on the continuing struggle for human rights.   The March Call for Dialogues yielded numerous responses.  A total of 15 topics were […]

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Farmington Quaker Meeting restoration progress report

August 25, 2014

Interested in historical detective work? Want to see how the jigsaw puzzle of the 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse in Farmington, NY is coming together? Mark your calendar for September 3, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. for a preliminary report on architectural findings from the Historic Structure Report for the 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse. Come early at […]

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