Happy Women’s Equality Day!!

Let's celebrate 95 years of women's right to vote!

https://thepinkflamingo3.files.wordpress.com/2008/09/votes-women.jpg Christabel Pankhurst and Annie Kenney were two very prominent suffragists in the early 1900s. Thanks in large part to their work, the 19th amendment passed, and women have the right to vote.
Christabel Pankhurst and Annie Kenney were two very prominent suffragists in the early 1900s.

 

On August 26, 1920, the 19th amendment was passed and women in America won the right to vote! Take a look at what the country's women's voting rights looked like before that date in a Victory Map from the Digital Public Library of America.

If you are interested in learning more, click here for an informational brochure from the National Women's History Project or here for a list of resources, both digital and physical, available through the DiMenna-Nyselius Library.

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