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Behind the Scenes: Agents of Change

Saturday, March 14, 10:30am12:00pm
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An early 20th century women's suffrage postcard with a woman in period dress and hat holding a card marked "Official Ballot." The postcard caption reads "I Love My Husband, But ~ Oh You Vote" In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote, this Behind the Scenes program will provide additional insight into the upcoming VMHC exhibit, Agents of Change: Female Activism in Virginia from Women’s Suffrage to Today. Organized in conjunction with the statewide Women’s Suffrage Centennial, the exhibit celebrates a century of women’s social and political activism in the commonwealth.

This Behind the Scenes program will expand on the exhibit and explore artifacts and manuscripts from the museum’s collections that highlight the efforts and impact of the female change-makers that brought about positive change in their communities, the Commonwealth, and the nation.

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A companion to the Library of Congress exhibition, this book traces the women's suffrage movement from its rise through its legacy today.
Shall Not Be Denied book cover
Commemorate the Women's Suffrage Centennial with this porcelain and gold tray.
Porcelain and gold tray with 'Votes for Women' printed in the center.
The gripping story of how America's women won their own freedom.
The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote book cover

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