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Vote!

Now that the celebration of the 19th amendment is winding down (though you can still learn more about the suffrage movement – see previous post) our attention turns to exercising the right so many women fought so hard for. Voting is a crucial way for citizens to express their opinions and impact their local, state …

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It’s Not Too Late – Suffrage Anniversary Continued!

You can still participate in the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment this fall in several ways. Fall is a perfect time to complete the Do-It-Yourself Suffrage March – visit Evanston women’s history sites, including McCulloch, Harbert, Lunt and Stockham Parks (all named for women) – suggestions here for what to do. Visit our YouTube …

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City of Evanston Proclamation – 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

Text of the Proclamation – The 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment Whereas, Evanston had long been at the forefront of the movement to secure women the right to vote and many Evanston women leaders played a critical role in the woman’s suffrage movement, including Elizabeth Boynton Harbert, Frances E. Willard, and …

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Join us! Suffrage Anniversary Events this coming Week

We have several programs coming soon – click on the links below to discover more and RSVP as needed. Stay tuned for next week’s post! First up is the Evanston Women’s Suffrage History Walking Tour on Saturday August 15th. This tour meets at Frances Willard House, 1730 Chicago Avenue, Evanston. In this historic year of …

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