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August 2020

Voting Rights Symposium

August 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

A thought-provoking symposium on the issues pertaining to voting rights. After the passage of the 19th Amendment which gave women the right to vote, there were still roadblocks for many people to have the ability to vote. Many of these issues still exist today. This evening will examine many of the concerns that affect the ability for people to have their voice heard at the ballot box. Hosted by the Woman's Club of Evanston, in partnership with EWHP, Evanston League…

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Rightfully Hers Exhibit Re-Opening

August 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$10

Rightfully Hers is a popup exhibition from the National Archives commemorating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Rightfully Hers contains simple messages exploring the history of the ratification of the 19th amendment, women’s voting rights before and after the 19th, and its impact today. It will reopen to the public on August 26th at the Evanston History Center, 225 Greenwood Street. Other locations to be announced later. Reservations are required due to space limitations. More details…

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Exhibit Re-Opening: Evanston Women and the Fight for the Vote

August 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$10

For the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment and Women's Equality Day, Evanston Women and the Fight for the Vote will reopen to the public from 12-4 p.m. at the Evanston History Center, 225 Greenwood Street. Telling the story of Evanston women and their strategic and critical work for women’s suffrage, the exhibit features archival resources, artifacts and costumes from the EHC collection. Reservations are required due to space limitations. More details to follow.

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