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  • Law Day: Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy

    2020-05-08

    Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy: Celebrating the Centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment in the Age of COVID-19 Description: Secretary Merrill will weave in the Law Day theme: “Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy: The 19th Amendment at 100” and suffrage history into a discussion about voting challenges today, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions and answers will follow the …
  • The Unfulfilled Promise of the 15th and 19th Amendments (CDI200305)

    2020-03-05

    As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment and the 150th anniversary of the 15th amendment, we must take some time to understand and recognize the struggles of those who were excluded from those protections and conferral of rights.
  • Why They Marched: Celebrating the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage (EDU191116)

    2019-11-16

    A pioneer in the field of women’s history and a leading feminist biographer, Susan Ware, an Organization of American Historians (OAH) Distinguished Lecturer, is the author and editor of numerous books on twentieth-century U.S. history. Her newest book, Why They Marched, uncovers a broader and more diverse story of suffrage, providing a fresh account of one of the most significant moments of politi…
  • Votes for Women 1919 CLE (EDU191027)

    2019-10-27

    A one-hour lecture on the of the passage of the 19th amendment by congress for American women's right to vote (ratification occurred in 1920). Former State Senator Mary Ann Handley will present this informative talk at the History Center, 175 Pine Street, Manchester.
  • Women in Office and the 19th Amendment CLE (EDU190908)

    2019-09-08

    Celebrating the historic centennial of women’s suffrage and the growing presence of women in public office, both locally and nationally, the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will feature a talk entitled, Women in Office and the 19th Amendment, by Connecticut’s Secretary of the State Denise W. Merrill.