GET READY TO CELEBRATE FOUR IMPORTANT 100 YEAR ANNIVERSARIES (7/20/2017).
- VOTES FOR WOMEN
• Votes for Women: Celebrating New York’s Suffrage Centennial
November 4, 5:00-8:00 pm Opening Reception
NYS Museum – buy tickets here or call state office at 518-465-4162.
Benefactor level support available here
• Votes for Women: Celebrating New York’s Suffrage Centennial Special Exhibit
Nov. 4, 2017 – May 2018
Special Exhibit at NYS Museum celebrating women’s suffrage history.
- NYS women secured the right to vote on November 6, 1917
- LWVNYS was founded on November 19, 1919
- LWVUS was founded on February 14, 1920
- The 19th Amendment to the US Constitution (giving American women the right to vote) was officially certified on August 26, 1920
- MATERIALS, RESOURCES AND INFORMATION ARE AVAILABLE HERE
- Women’s Suffrage Resource Kit (2/20/2017)
- Suffrage and Women’s History Resources List (2/20/2017)
- 100th Anniversary Blog with regular postings (1/20/2017)
- NY WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE COMMISSION WEBSITE (4/13/2017)
A 14-member Women’s Suffrage Commission established by law to honor the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in NYS in 2017, and nationwide in 2020.