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ThisDay in Womens History

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in Homepage | Comments Off

On October 10 1900 the award-winning actor Helen Hayes was born.…

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A message from the President

Posted by on Aug 26, 2013 in Homepage, News | Comments Off

A message from the President

Women gained the right to vote on August 26, 1920. Votes for Women 2020 has been hard at work laying the foundation for a greater understanding of the importance the 100th anniversary of the women’s right to vote that will be celebrated on August 26, 2020.

This amazing period of history and the battles of these brave women faced haven’t been given its due and never has the time been more important to share these stories.

Looking back only 93 years ago, it is hard to believe that women did not have claim to her own children. Her husband could …

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Quotes from the Votes for Women 2020 Launch

Posted by on Jun 20, 2013 in Homepage, News | Comments Off

Quotes from the Votes for Women 2020 Launch

NYS Senator Betty Little, chair of the Senate Cultural affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee: “The ‘Spirit of 1776′ suffrage campaign wagon is a powerful historic symbol reminding us all of the ‘new frontier’ that was traveled and conquered by brave and determined women to whom we owe a tremendous debt of gratitude. Many of the suffragists didn’t live to see the destination – the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution – but each and everyone contributed to ensuring a brighter future not only for women, but for our nation and the world. I’m honored to join …

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