January 2020

100 Years After the 19th Amendment: Their Legacy and Our Future

January 8 at 9:00 am - February 3 at 6:00 pm
The New Jersey Law Center, One Constitution Square
New Brunswick, 08901 United States

This six-banner exhibit features historic photos and artifacts that detail the story of the battle for ratification and outline the challenges that remain today. It is a production of the ABA Standing Committee on the Law Library of Congress and is hosted by the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick.

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February 2020

Threading the Needle: Honoring Women’s Activism with an Exhibit of Quilts that Celebrate the Suffrage Centennial

February 1 - March 28
Lebanon Township Museum, 57 Musconetcong River Road
Hampton, New Jersey 08826 United States
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The Lebanon Township Museum is pleased to announce a two-month celebration of 100 Years of Women's Suffrage with a multi-faceted exhibit and a number of exciting events. Below is a list of the line-up for both February and March. Please mark your calendars and join us in honoring this historic centennial! 100 YEARS OF SUFFRAGE: A Celebration in Quilts created by The Courthouse Quilters on display from February 1st through March 28th. The Courthouse Quilters are a non-profit 501(c)(3) whose…

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NJ Vote 100 Mock Election

February 3 at 8:00 am - February 15 at 5:00 pm

On February 9, 1920, New Jersey became the 29th state to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. To mark our state’s suffrage centennial, NJ Women Vote: The 19th Amendment at 100 and the New Jersey Center for Civic Education introduce NJ Vote 100, an online mock election for New Jersey schools this February 2020. NJ Vote 100 will engage students in civics and the voting process while honoring the movement for women’s suffrage. The election is open to…

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100 Years After the 19th Amendment: Their Legacy and Our Future

February 3 at 9:00 am - February 14 at 6:00 pm
The New Jersey Law Center, One Constitution Square
New Brunswick, 08901 United States

This six-banner exhibit features historic photos and artifacts that detail the story of the battle for ratification and outline the challenges that remain today. It is a production of the ABA Standing Committee on the Law Library of Congress and is hosted by the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick.

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The 19th Amendment & New Jersey: A Centennial Celebration of Yesterday & Today

February 3 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The New Jersey Law Center, One Constitution Square
New Brunswick, 08901 United States
$30 – $95

Join the New Jersey State Bar Association and New Jersey Women Lawyers Association as they host this panel exploring the 19th amendment's impact in New Jersey past and present. Featuring New Jersey Secretary of State Hon. Tahesha Way and many other distinguished panelists.

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Voices of Courage – a Performance by Queen Nur

February 8 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alice Paul Institute, 28 Hooton Rd
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054 United States
Free

Voices of Courage:  Performance by Queen Nur Saturday, February 8, 2019 2pm – 4pm Alice Paul Institute at Paulsdale 128 Hooten Rd, Mt Laurel, NJ 08054   The Alice Paul Institute is honored to host Queen Nur’s performance of a collection of biographic vignettes highlighting outspoken African American women of the 19th Century, including: Harriet Tubman Sojourner Truth Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Ida B. Wells Mary Church Terrell Mary McCleod Bethune Join us to explore themes of courage and fortitude…

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Reclaiming Our Voice: New Jersey’s Central Role in the Fight for Woman Suffrage

February 9 at 2:00 pm
Ewing Presbyterian Church, 100 Scotch Road
Ewing, NJ United States
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The Ewing Township Historic Preservation Society & the Lawrence LWV are co-hosting the talk by historian and storyteller Carol Simon Levin entitled, “Reclaiming Our Voice: New Jersey’s Central Role in the Fight for Woman Suffrage.” The free program will take place on Sunday, February 9, at 2:00 PM at the Ewing Presbyterian Church, 100 Scotch Road, Ewing, NJ. Admission is free. Carol Levin will portray Lillian Feickert, who was president of the New Jersey Woman Suffrage Association from 1912-1920. Her story about the role of New…

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March 2020

The Battle Over Women’s Suffrage in Newark

March 11 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Newark Public Library, 5 Washington St.
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
Free

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 6pm Hear presenters Noelle Lorraine Williams and George Robb speak about the battle over women's suffrage in Newark and see the library's suffrage exhibit "Radical Women". Sponsored by the Newark History Society and Newark Public Library.

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Honoring the Hard-Won Fight for Votes for Women

March 15 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House, 523 Ridgewood Rd
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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The Durand-Hedden House, Maplewood's historic house museum, will honor the 100th anniversary of Women's Suffrage with an extensively researched exhibit on the history of the battle for votes for women in NJ and the US by both white and black women and men, and a compelling presentation by Alisa Dupuy, who will interpret Alice Paul, the NJ suffragist, and her role in achieving passage of the 19th Amendment. The event is on Sunday, March 15 from 1 to 4 pm.

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Hidden Valor

March 26 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
New Jersey Law Center, One Constitution Square
New Brunswick, 08901 United States
$150 – $240

400-450 women fought in the American Civil War. They did so disguised as men. This is their story. Until the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act of 1948, women could not serve as permanent, regular members of the armed forces. However, that didn’t stop them from fighting on the front lines. Women fought for many reasons – some to care for their husbands, who were certain to die if wounded due to the state of medical care on the battlefield in…

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