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Agents of Change: Female Activism in Virginia from Women’s Suffrage to Today

April 28 - June 6
MHC Heritage Center and Museum, 1 East Main Street
Martinsville, VA 24112 United States
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  The passage of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920 radically re-defined the meaning of American democracy by banning gender-based restrictions on voting. This landmark legislation marked the culmination of a concerted fight for women’s suffrage and heralded a new age of female participation in American civic life. Organized in conjunction with the statewide Women’s Suffrage...

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