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Fri, May 12

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533 Royal St

Historical New Orleans Collection

History of New Orleans and women's right to vote exhibit, all ages welcome!

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Historical New Orleans Collection
Historical New Orleans Collection

Time & Location

May 12, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

533 Royal St, 533 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

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About the event

The 19th Amendment to the US Constitution extended the vote to American women in 1920. Its passage served as the crowning achievement of a decades-long struggle by women across the nation to be part of the democratic process. Although divided by race, class, and political strategy, Black and white women in New Orleans played a significant role in the women’s suffrage movement.

Students will be guided through two historic exhibits and end with a classroom activity. 

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