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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NJ Women Vote Quarterly Partnership Meeting

March 12 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alice Paul Institute, 128 Hooten Road
Mt. Laurel, 08054 United States
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The next NJ Women Vote quarterly partnership will be held on March 12, 2020 from 10 am to 12 pm at the Alice Paul Institute, 128 Hooton Rd, Mt Laurel Township, NJ 08054. As our first meeting of 2020, we are eager to see everyone and plan for 2020 events! We are also pleased to announce that our March meeting will feature guest speaker Betty Livingston Adams, Ph.D. The author of Black Women’s Christian Activism: Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb (NYU…

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Lecture: Memory and the Woman Suffragists of New Jersey

March 12 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Nassau Club, 6 Mercer Street
Princeton, 08540 United States
Free

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women’s constitutional right to vote, Dr. Ann D. Gordon will present, “Memory and the Woman Suffragists of New Jersey,” for the Historical Society of Princeton's Annual Meeting and Lecture. Dr. Gordon is Research Professor Emerita of History, Rutgers University, and Editor, Papers of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. From 1776 to 1807, New Jersey allowed “inhabitants” to vote, regardless of citizenship, sex, or race.  This talk…

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Remember the Ladies – The Critical Role of African American Men and Women in Women’s Suffrage

March 14 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
William Trent House Museum, 15 Market Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08611 United States
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$10

Remember the Ladies – The Critical Role of African American Men and Women in Women’s Suffrage Learn about the critical roles played by African Americans in the movement to extend voting rights to women The Trent House Association presents Remember the Ladies – The Critical Role of African American Men and Women in Women’s Suffrage, a talk by local author, Angela P. Dodson. Her talk will open the Trent House Museum’s display of Rightfully Hers, an exhibit from the National…

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CANCELLED Memory and the Suffragists of New Jersey

March 14 at 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Hunterdon County Historic Courthouse, 71 Main St. Bldg 3
Flemington, NJ 08822 United States
Free

This event has been cancelled. The Hunterdon County Cultural & Heritage Commission celebrates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment with a program about New Jersey suffragists.  Ann D. Gordon, Research Professor Emerita of History at Rutgers University, will share her passion for the topic at the Historic Hunterdon County Courthouse in Flemington, NJ on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at 1:30pm. Dr. Gordon has studied the movement for woman suffrage for nearly four decades as an author, editor, and lecturer.…

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New Jersey Suffrage: Its Many Faces

March 14 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Moorestown Friends Meetinghouse, 118 E. Main Street
Moorestown, 08057 United States
$10

Join the Alice Paul Institute for a dynamic panel discussion exploring the many contributions to the women's suffrage movement made by New Jersey suffragists. Come and learn how Jewish and African American women as well as whole families helped shape the local movement. The panel includes: Moderator: Dr. Erica Ryan-Rider University, Panelists: Dr. Betty Livingston Adams- Author & Historian, Dr. George Robb- Author & Historian, and Lisa Hendrickson- Independent Historian. Tours of Paulsdale are available beforehand from 12-2pm at 128…

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

March 22 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatontown Historical Museum, 75 Broad Street
Eatontown, 07724 United States

Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 2:00pm Eatontown Community Center, 72 Broad Street Carol Simon Levin will be portraying Lillian Feickert, president of the New Jersey Woman Suffrage Association from 1912 – 1920. She will tell the story of the role ofNew Jersey women in the long struggle for women’ssuffrage. Two hundred and twenty-five years ago, woman had the right to vote in only one state, New Jersey, a right they would lose in 1807, and not win back for more…

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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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Historic Heroines and Trailblazers of Montclair

March 30 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Montclair Public Library, 50 S Fullerton Ave
Montclair, 07042 United States
$5

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Jane Eliasof will share stories and unknown facts about many notable women from the Montclair area. These women contributed to their respective fields that were traditionally dominated by men or who fought for equal rights. Doors open at 6:00 pm with refreshments, program begins at 6:30. Free to members of the Montclair History Center; all others $5.

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