Ohio Resources

Ohio Women's Suffrage Centennial

Ohio Secretary of State office initiative website. Includes a list of events in Ohio, sorted by region.


National Votes for Women Trail

National map of locations associated with the fight for woman suffrage.


2020 Women's Vote Centennial Initiative (WVCI)

Calendar of US events, searchable by region.


Her Hat Was In the Ring

Documents women's participation in politics prior to the 19th amendment.

Library of Congress: Women of Protest

Photographs from the records of the National Woman's Party.

Lifetime Herstory Map

A map of statues in the US that honor female historical figures.

National Women's History Museum

Seeks to build a women's history museum on the National Mall in Washington, DC.

National Women's History Alliance

Historical information about women's diverse and historic accomplishments.

Turning Point Suffragist Memorial

Seeks to build a memorial at Occoquan Regional Park in Fairfax, VA at the site where suffragists were imprisoned 100 years ago.

Are you planning an event in Ohio?

Share your event with a national audience! Post it on the Women' Vote Centennial Initiative (WVCI) national calendar. Share your 2019-2020 Ohio suffrage centennial year plans using the form on the WVCI website, and your event will be added to the central calendar and the designated regional centennial calendar.

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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.