Woman Suffrage: A Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment in Williamstown and Beyond

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Woman Suffrage: A Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment in Williamstown and Beyond
Members of the Williamstown League of Women Voters march in the 2019 Fourth of July parade, in white, to celebrate woman suffrage

 

You are invited to visit the Williamstown Historical Museum to view an exhibit celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment.  The exhibit looks at the woman suffrage movement, its progress in the region, key suffragists, and women who have made a difference in town since the 1920 ratification of the 19th amendment.  Focusing primarily on women of Williamstown who made an impact on the town’s history as suffragists, the exhibit also looks at local women who accomplished a “first” for women in Williamstown or in the region, and who contributed to the improvement of the community and to the achievement of women in all areas.

The exhibit also looks at the Williamstown League of Women Voters, an organization that grew out of the woman suffrage movement.

We extend special thanks to Gail Burns, Susan Clarke, Linda Conway, Bette Craig, Anne Crider, Anne Degersdorff, Nina Donati, Alice Hadley, Brenda Hart, Karen Kelly, Pat Leach, Nancy McIntire, Melanie Mowinski, Phyllis Riley, Regina Rouse, Anne Skinner, Rita Watson, Barbara Winslow, and all members and friends of the Northern Berkshire Suffrage Centennial Coalition.