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Fundraiser at Rosendale Theatre in March 2013

Posted by on Mar 26, 2013 in Media Bar

Fundraiser at Rosendale Theatre in March 2013

Read about the buzz associated with the “Brimstone, Booze, and the Ballot” program sponsored by Votes for Women 2020, the Susan B. Anthony House, and the Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation. Preview of the program. New York History overview. New Paltz blog...

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Class of 2020

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in Projects

Class of 2020

A primary initiative of Votes for Women 2020 will be to educate young girls to the hard work that granted them the rights they now enjoy and strive to inspire them to continue the work the suffragists undertook. Votes for Women 2020 will brand the Class of 2020 by working with the 13 year olds of today who will be 18 and able to vote for the first time in the Presidential election of 2020. Votes for Women will work with groups like the Girl Scouts and PTA to develop programs to educate girls in the history of the women’s vote, thus making voting a milestone and create lifelong...

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Women’s Rights Heritage Trail

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in Projects

Women’s Rights Heritage Trail

The genesis of the Suffrage movement took place in an area of western New York stretching from Rochester to Syracuse. Within this area exists many historic sites that set the backdrop for the nascent movement. Sites include places where people associated with the women’s right to vote lived, worked, studied, worshipped, gathered and participated in social, civic and reformist events. While some residences and sites are open to the public, many are not. The Women’s Rights Trail would include a signed auto route linking the sites together, guidebooks, indoor and outdoor exhibits,...

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Traveling Exhibit

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in Projects

Traveling Exhibit

High tech traveling museum/exhibit traversing all 50 states with a concentration on schools and community...

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Tales of Drama and Intrigue

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in The Untold Stories

Tales of Drama and Intrigue

The suffragists’ story has not been thoroughly told. Suffragists were brave women who defied their families, society and the law. Their stories are filled with drama, intrigue, bravery, and personal sacrifice. The suffragists who won the right to vote in 1920 understood that their work would never be completed in their lifetimes. Votes For Women 2020 picks up where these brave women left off and today we continue to move their dreams forward through celebrating the suffrage centennial in...

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Live Performance

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in Projects

Live Performance

Readings  about the women’s movement .”Brimstone, Booze and the Ballot — A Dialogue from the letters of Susan B. Anthony and Matilda Joslyn Gage” debuted March 22, 2013, in Rosendale, New York. The project was produced jointly by the Susan B. Anthony House, theMatilda Joslyn Gage Foundation, and Votes for Women 2020.   Read about  “Brimstone, Booze, and the Ballot” program  Preview of the program. New York History overview. New Paltz blog...

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2013 Parade Centennial

Posted by on Feb 20, 2013 in Events

2013 Parade Centennial

The many programs and events during the Suffrage Centennial Celebration, March 1 – 3, 2013, in Washington, DC, was presented by: Alice Paul Institute American Association of University Women Cultural Tourism, DC Daughters of the American Revolution Delta Sigma Theta National Archives National Park Service National Press Club National Women’s History Museum Newseum Sewall-Belmont House & Museum Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Turning Point Suffragist Memorial UniteWomen.org Video of the suffrage centennial...

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Deborah Hughes

Posted by on Feb 18, 2013 in Media Bar

Deborah Hughes

Deborah L. Hughes, executive director of the Susan B. Anthony House in Rochester, NY,  is an engaging speaker and lecturer who brings new insights and challenging perspectives to the life and work of Susan B. Anthony and the nineteenth century reformers. Ms. Hughes is a strong advocate for human rights and equal opportunity for all, especially those who suffer discrimination based on gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or economic circumstance. As an ordained minister and theologian, she brings a depth of knowledge and breadth of experience to this dialogue. Deborah...

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Sally Roesch Wagner

Posted by on Feb 18, 2013 in Media Bar

Sally Roesch Wagner

Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner is the founder and executive director of the Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation in Fayetteville, New York. One of the first women to receive a doctorate in the US for work in women’s studies, she is a founder of one of the country’s first women’s studies programs. An author and lecturer, Dr. Wagner appeared in the Ken Burn’s PBS documentary “Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony” for which she wrote the accompanying faculty guide. Sally Roesch Wagner joins Deborah Hughes in a special program at the Rosendale...

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Susan B. Anthony

Posted by on Feb 18, 2013 in Media Bar

Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony: abolitionist, educational reformer, labor activist, temperance worker, suffragist, women’s rights campaigner. MORE.

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