Ohio Secretary of State Office Initiative on Women's Suffrage

02 November 2019

The Ohio Secretary of State’s website for the Ohio Women’s Suffrage Centennial is now online! The website lists information about the state commission for the centennial, events throughout Ohio, reading lists, and more. Don’t forget to add your events – and find some to attend!

Ohio Suffrage Podcasts Now Available!

30 July 2019

June saw the launch of a new 6-minute podcast series entitled “The Genius of Liberty,” about Ohio and the fight for women’s right to vote. Named for “The Genius of Liberty,” a feminist paper published in Cincinnati in the early 1850s, the podcast series is hosted by Hillary Copsey and...

Cincinnati Reds to celebrate Ohio suffrage centennial July 6

31 May 2019

On Saturday, July 6, join the Cincinnati Reds in celebrating the 100th anniversary of Ohio women’s right to vote! Special events will be held before and during the game to honor Ohio women in their fight to gain the right to vote. Bring your family and friends down to Great...

Colorado artist hopes to place monument to women in Washington DC

13 May 2019

Loveland, Colorado artist Jane DeDecker is working on a monument to woman suffragists, which she hopes to place in Washington, DC. DeDecker is working with the Every Word We Utter nonprofit group to donate the monument to the National Park Service. Learn more about the monument on Jane DeDecker’s website,...

Suffrage Event on May 5 at Harriet Beecher Stowe House in Cincinnati

02 May 2019

This Sunday at 4:00 p.m., the Harriet Beecher Stowe House is kicking off the first of its suffrage centennial programs and we’d love for you to join! Ohio’s Role in Woman Suffrage: Three Reasons to Celebrate the 2020 Women’s Vote Centennial (Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.) Tickets at...

Her Flag traveling collaborative art project coming summer 2019

31 March 2019

Artist Marilyn Artus will travel the US this summer to commemorate the suffrage centennial with the Her Flag project. For the collaborative art project, women artists who live in the 36 states that ratified the 19th Amendment will design each stripe on Her Flag. Beginning in June 2019, Artus will...

First Installment of Online Biographical Dictionary of Woman Suffrage Movement

27 March 2019

Exciting news! The first installment of the Online Biographical Dictionary of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the United States (OBD) is now available FREE online! The OBD is edited and compiled by Thomas Dublin and represents the work of hundreds of volunteers who have researched, written, copyedited, and fact-checked the...

Suffrage Centennial News for Washington DC

21 March 2019

If you’re traveling to Washington DC to celebrate the 2019-2020 suffrage centennial, you’ll have some great options! The US Congressional Commission that studied a potential American Women’s History Museum in Washington DC presented its final report and concluded that women’s history is integral to the American story. The Commission recommended...

March 21 Screening of Perfect 36 Suffrage Documentary in Cincinnati

13 March 2019

On March 21 at 5:30 p.m., The League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area and CET & THINKTV are presenting a screening of Perfect 36: When Women Won the Vote. The documentary covers the woman suffrage debate and the vote to ratify the 19th amendment. After the screening, there...

Another Suffrage Shop - Miss Alice Paul Headquarters

01 February 2019

We found another shop with woman suffrage items, the Miss Alice Paul Headquarters shop. Items include handmade suffrage sashes and costume jewelry, as well as Alice Paul shirts, bags, and mugs. The site also has a sidebar with 5 chapters of good reading about Alice Paul herself, with more coming...

Woman Suffrage Designs at suffragettecity100 Zazzle Shop

28 January 2019

We just learned about the suffragettecity100 Zazzle shop. The shop has a variety of attractive designs commemorating the woman suffrage movement and more than 160 items, from magnets and stickers to jewelry and ornaments. There’s even a skateboard!

Art Quilt Exhibit Celebrating 19th Amendment

10 January 2019

The Miami Valley Art Quilt Network (MVAQN) developed an art quilt exhibit to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment: Suffragists: And They Persisted! The first exhibit will be March 1 to 31, 2019 at the Woodbourne Library in Centerville. The Woodbourne Library’s address is 6060...

Ohio Historical Markers for Women's Contributions

12 December 2018

Here’s a great resource for planning your 2019-2020 suffrage centennial trip! Bari Oyler Stith, Ph.D. developed Marking Ohio Women’s Experience & Contributions: A Woman’s Place. This PDF lists Ohio historical markers for women’s contributions throughout the state. Find a marker near you (or plan a road trip to see them...

2020 Women's Vote Centennial---Get Involved!

12 November 2018

Check out the 2020 Women’s Vote Centennial for local opportunities to get involved and celebrate the 100-year anniversary of woman suffrage in the United States. Find something in your area or plan a road trip—or put together your own event!

Call for entries---Her Flag collaborative art project

16 September 2018

Her Flag, a project to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of women’s right to vote, is seeking entries from women in all 36 states that ratified the 19th amendment. The selected artists will each receive a $1000 stipend to design a stripe to represent their state, and all the stripes will...

Ohio 19th amendment centennial regional meetings---Register now!

28 August 2018

This September, the Ohio History Connection and the League of Women Voters of Ohio are presenting a series of regional meetings to support collaboration on 19th amendment centennial plans. Meetings are free and scheduled throughout Ohio. Register at the Ohio History Connection website. If you have questions, please contact Megan...

Tammy L. Brown---Celebrate Women’s Suffrage, but Don't Whitewash the Movement's Racism

24 August 2018

The ACLU published a new article by Tammy L. Brown, Associate Professor of Black World Studies, History, and Global and Intercultural Studies at Miami University: Celebrate Women’s Suffrage, but Don’t Whitewash the Movement’s Racism.

Now available! Make your own no-sew suffrage sash

13 August 2018

Get ready for the 2019-2020 suffrage centennial with your own beautiful suffrage sash! Katherine Durack’s no-sew pattern is available as a digital download for only $1 or printed on coated card stock for $2 + shipping (8 copies minimum order for printed). Click Here to get your copy. If you’re...

Early inspiration - Women march to celebrate UK suffrage centennial

10 June 2018

Women in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales marched on June 10, 2018 to celebrate equal suffrage. Here’s an article showing some of the artwork from the marches.

Ohio suffrage centennial discussion on Cincinnati Edition

21 May 2018

WVXU’s Cincinnati Edition did an episode about 100 years of women’s right to vote and preparations for area events to celebrate the centennial! Check it out: Preparations Under Way To Celebrate The Centennial Of Women’s Suffrage. Program guests: Jerolyn Barbee, Assistant Director of the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center...

Katherine Durack talks suffrage and needlework on Lebanon, Ohio television program

10 May 2018

On Feelin’ Good, Shelly Abrams interviews Dr. Katherine Durack about her Suffrage in Stitches project and the important role that needlework played in the movement for women’s right to vote—and more about Ohio’s connection to woman suffrage. If you’re interested in hosting Katherine for a talk about Ohio’s connections to...

Suffrage heroes of Richland County, Ohio

12 March 2018

Historian Christina Yetzer-Drain presented information about Richland County women who were involved in the early-1900s suffragist movements. Read more about it: Shelby Historian Presents Richland County’s Suffrage Heroes.