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The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which granted women the right to vote. Suffrage: Women's Long Battle for the Vote explores the full scope of the dramatic and inspiring suffrage movement--which brought half of the American population into the voting body, gave them fundamental political rights, and recognized their existence as individuals beyond the scope of family roles.
Ellen Carol DuBois is Distinguished Research Professor at UCLA, where she taught women's history. She is the coeditor of the anthology Unequal Sisters: A Multicultural Reader in Women's History and coauthor of Through Women's Eyes: An American History with Documents, both of which have gone through multiple editions. In 1998 she won the Joan Kelly Memorial Prize of the American Historical Association for her book Harriot Stanton Blatch and the Winning of Woman Suffrage.
Jessica Vanlanduyt is Vice President of Guest Experiences at the Atlanta History Center and curated the exhibition Any Great Change: The Centennial of the 19th Amendment.
This program is a complement to the "Any Great Change: The Centennial of the 19th Amendment" exhibition which was made possible through the generosity of Emily Bourne Grigsby.
This virtual event is free and open to the public. Suffrage is available for purchase online at A Cappella Books.
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