April 2020

Reclaiming Our Voice Tea at Buccleuch Mansion

April 30 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Buccleuch Mansion, Buccleuch Park, Easton Avenue
New Brunswick, New Jersey
$25

The Women's League of Rutgers University is holding a tea on April 30, 2020 at the Buclleuch Mansion from 12 to 3 pm featuring Reclaiming our Voice: New Jersey's Central Role in the Fight for Women's Suffrage with Carol Simon Levin. There is a $25 charge for registration. To RSVP and get more information, please email Beth Mane, WLRU Co-Chair, at bethmane@aol.com.

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May 2020

The Trial of Susan B. Anthony in Historic Courthouse

May 1 at 7:30 pm - May 2 at 2:00 pm
Historic Hunterdon County Courthouse, 71 Main Street, Building 3
Flemington, NJ, 08822 United States
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$15

Franklin Theatre Works, Ensemble Theatre of New Jersey will stage The Trial of Susan B. Anthony in the beautifully restored Historic Hunterdon County Courthouse located in Flemington , NJ  on May 1 at 7:30 pm and May 2 & 3 at 2:00pm. The dramatic reenactment of the trial is open to the public and will last approximately 1. 5 hours.  The actors will be in period dress, a suggested donation of $15.00 to help cover the costs.

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Women on Wheels: How Women Found Freedom Through Bicycling

May 10 at 4:00 am - 5:30 pm
Hoboken Historical Museum, 1301 Hudson Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030 United States
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Is it surprising that in the 1890s conservatives panicked at visions of women riding alone, with other women, or with unsuitable men, and campaigned to stop them? Some claimed that women would damage themselves by acquiring a “bicycle face,” or would get sexual pleasure from bicycling — and thus ruin their reproductive capacities. When women and girls first rode bicycles in large numbers, they celebrated their new freedom to move around in the world. Susan B. Anthony thought bicycling had…

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In Her Footsteps: How Women Shaped Princeton Walking Tour

May 16 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Art@Bainbridge, 158 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$15

Wiebke Martens and Jennifer Jang, authors of Discovering Princeton, lead a tour dedicated to the contributions of women in the community. The walk includes an overview of Princeton’s history and focuses on some of the women who have helped make Princeton – both town and its namesake University – what it is today. Stops include the new Betsey Stockton Garden, Alexander Hall, and Dorothea’s House. This program is a part of HSP’s commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the…

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July 2020

The Vote – Race vs. Sex: The Beginning of the Struggle

July 1 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
FREE

Join NJ Women Vote for a pre-release virtual viewing party of an excerpt from The Vote, a new four-hour, two-part documentary series by PBS’s American Experience. This compelling series tells the dramatic story of the epic crusade waged by American women for the right to vote. Focusing primarily on the movement’s final decade, the series charts American women’s determined march to the ballot box, and illuminates the myriad social, political and cultural obstacles that stood in their path. The clip…

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NJWV Arts & Humanities Project Info Session

July 8 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE

The New Jersey Historical Commission and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts are offering an informational session on their joint NJ Women Vote: The 19th Amendment at 100 Digital Project. The project seeks to engage artists and humanities scholars to create digital content that addresses the theme of voting and suffrage, particularly related to New Jersey. Join us for the information session on Zoom on July 8 at 11 AM (EST). Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cIPFn6HNQvatxEA-QDGIyQ And learn more about…

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August 2020

Suffrage “Solo” Slow Roll

August 1 - August 31
Free

NJ Women Vote Suffrage "Solo" Slow Roll Throughout 2020, NJ Women Vote: The 19th Amendment at 100 has been commemorating the 100-year anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s ratification, which gave women the constitutional right to vote. In light of the global health crisis, and the particular impact it has had on New Jersey communities, maintaining public safety has become the initiative’s main concern. NJ Women Vote, however, acknowledges that many New Jerseyans are still dedicated to honoring this year’s important milestone, and…

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The Vote: The New Jersey Drama in the National Struggle for Women’s Suffrage

August 17 at 8:00 am - September 9 at 6:00 pm
Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Sites, 71 Somerset St.
Somerville, 08876 United States
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Free

The national struggle for women’s suffrage was a New Jersey drama. American Experience’s two-part documentary “The Vote” explores the movement for women’s suffrage in the United States and details the battle between New Jersey’s Alice Paul and Woodrow Wilson that culminated in the adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment 100 years ago.   Watch along with the State Park Service’s historian at Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Sites for a New Jersey perspective on this national movement. Follow…

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Virtual Women’s Equality Day Panel

August 26 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Register today for the NJ Women Vote's Virtual Women’s Equality Day Celebration! August 26, 2020, Women’s Equality Day, will mark 100 years since the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. NJ Women Vote will commemorate this significant anniversary by inviting New Jerseyans of all ages to celebrate the women who have led and continue to lead our state government. The Women’s Equality Day celebration, co-sponsored by the New Jersey Division on Women (a division of the Department…

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“Forward into Light” Illumination

August 26 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Sites, 71 Somerset St.
Somerville, New Jersey 08876 United States
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Free

Light was the essential metaphor of the eighteenth-century Enlightenment and an important symbol in the women’s suffrage movement. Drawing from the suffrage slogan “Forward through the Darkness, Forward into Light” Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Site joins a national illumination in celebration of the Nineteenth Amendment’s 100th anniversary. Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Site holds historic links to two delegates to the Provincial Congress in 1776 that adopted New Jersey's first Constitution granting limited women's suffrage, Sojourner Truth the activist…

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