Contact us to schedule a talk or
share news and information about
2019-2020 Ohio suffrage centennial year events.

  • Megan Wood, Director, Museum and Library Services
    Ohio History Connection
    800 E. 17th Ave.
    Columbus, OH 43211-2474
    (614) 297-2576

    Katherine Durack, PhD
    5538 E. Galbraith Rd., #29
    Cincinnati, OH 45236
    (513) 512-5661

Just like the woman suffrage movement, this site was created through the efforts of a corps of volunteers who have devoted countless hours to research, writing, design, and implementation.

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Important Dates

June 4, 1919 Congress passed the 19th amendment.

June 16, 1919 Ohio became the 6th state to ratify the 19th amendment.

August 18, 1920 Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th amendment, meeting the 3/4 threshold necessary for adoption.

August 26, 1920 The 19th amendment was adopted into law by the US Secretary of State.

March 22, 1984 Mississippi becomes the 48th (and final) state to ratify the 19th amendment, having first rejected the amendment on March 29, 1920.