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NY Historical Society Presents "Women March"

Thursday, August 20, 2020
5:00 pm6:00 pm
NY Historical Society Presents "Women March"

Discover 200 years of women's activism and celebrate the centennial of women's suffrage and the 19th Amendment with exhibition highlights from Women March. This interactive virtual presentation uses photographs, campaign posters, and historic footage to uncover the stories of women throughout the centuries who organized and marched to end slavery, win the vote, and protect reproductive rights, among other crucial causes.

See the exhibit in advance here - https://www.nyhistory.org/exhibitions/women-march

The presentation will be by Dr. Anna Danziger Halperin, a co-curator of the exhibition.

A Woman's Circle event, sponsored by the RSS Women's Wellness Project.

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Space is limited, so reserve your space ASAP.

The New-York Historical Society, one of America’s preeminent cultural institutions, is dedicated to fostering research and presenting history and art exhibitions and public programs that reveal the dynamism of history and its influence on the world of today. Founded in 1804, New-York Historical has a mission to explore the richly layered history of New York City and State and the country, and to serve as a national forum for the discussion of issues surrounding the making and meaning of history. New-York Historical is also home to the Patricia D. Klingenstein Library, one of the oldest, most distinguished libraries in the nation—and one of only 20 in the United States qualified to be a member of the Independent Research Libraries Association—which contains more than three million books, pamphlets, maps, newspapers, manuscripts, prints, photographs, and architectural drawings.

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