August 2020

Suffrage “Solo” Slow Roll

August 1 - August 31
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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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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
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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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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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September 2020

NJWV Virtual Quarterly Partnership Meeting

September 9 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Join NJ Women Vote on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for our next virtual partnership meeting. The meeting will feature a special speaker(s) and include updates on NJ Women Vote projects and programs. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Communications Assistant Erica Meline at NJWomenVote100@gmail.com. All are welcome! Please see below the Zoom meeting information: Topic: NJWV Quarterly Partnership Meeting Time: Sep 9, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom…

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November 2020

Battles for the Ballot: New Jersey Voting Rights, Then and Now

November 13

2020 New Jersey History Conference Battles for the Ballot: New Jersey Voting Rights, Then and Now Virtual Event Friday, November 13, 2020   The New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC) and New Jersey State Archives are pleased to announce the 2020 New Jersey History Conference, Battles for the Ballot: New Jersey Voting Rights, Then and Now, to be held virtually on Friday, November 13, 2020. The history of voting rights and suffrage in New Jersey is one of competing visions of…

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