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The 90th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

Ninety years ago today, on August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote, was ratified. The amendment had first been introduced in Congress over forty years earlier, in 1878. To explore and celebrate the 19th Amendment here are some images, a film, and lesson plans. Article By: Elisabeth Grant

The HerStory Scrapbook

This year marks the 23rd anniversary of National Women’s History Month and the 90th anniversary of the 19th amendment, granting women the right to vote. The New York Times has thousands of articles, editorials, and letters documenting both advocates of and opponents to the women’s suffrage movement. The HerStory Scrapbook makes accessible pieces from the New York Times during “the final four years of the women’s suffrage campaign.” Article By: Jessica Pritchard
March 17, 2010