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Library To Host Traveling Exhibit On 19th Amendment

 

Last updated 7/21/2021 at 12:49pm

This photo shows a march of American suffragettes around 1915.

The Transylvania County Library is proud to play host to a special traveling exhibit, "100 Years After the 19th Amendment: Their Legacy, and Our Future."

The exhibit is a project of the American Bar Association Standing Committee on the Law Library of Congress and was curated by staff at the Library of Congress. The exhibit celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment with historic photos and artifacts, as well as details about the story of the battle for ratification and its influence on subsequent movements related to equal rights.

The 19th Amendment became la...



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