Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission

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Website for the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission, documenting historical context as well as events that occurred throughout 2020 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote in the United States.

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United States. Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission. December 2020.

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  • Main Title: Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission
  • Added Title: Women's Vote 100

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Website for the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission, documenting historical context as well as events that occurred throughout 2020 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote in the United States.

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Become a Trailblazer: Uncovering the Whole Story of Women's Suffrage (Video)

Become a Trailblazer: Uncovering the Whole Story of Women's Suffrage

Webinar discussing the National Votes for Women Trail with several panelists involved in the project to place historic markers in every state documenting the historical figures and events in the women's suffrage movement. It opens with a video clip describing the markers that have already been placed in Kentucky.

Become a Trailblazer: Uncovering the Whole Story of Women's Suffrage - ark:/67531/metadc1744771

A Discussion About Women's Suffrage and the Arts (Video)

A Discussion About Women's Suffrage and the Arts

Conversation with Pam Breaux, hosted by Mary Anne Carter, discussing the role of the arts in activism, particularly the women's suffrage movement. They also specifically talk about the book published by the National Endowment for the Arts in honor of the centennial of the passage of the 19th amendment.

A Discussion About Women's Suffrage and the Arts - ark:/67531/metadc1744772

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 1 (Video)

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 1

Whiteboard animation video providing an overview of women's suffrage in the United States and the passing of the 19th Amendment.

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 1 - ark:/67531/metadc1744773

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 2 (Video)

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 2

Whiteboard animation video describing the history of women's suffrage in the United States. This episode focuses on the differences between "suffragist" (primarily U.S.) and "suffragette" (primarily U.K.) as well as the similarities of the suffrage movement in Britain and the U.S.

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 2 - ark:/67531/metadc1744774

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 4 (Video)

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 4

Whiteboard animation video describing the history of women's suffrage in the United States. This episode focuses on the various suffrage associations and leaders that worked toward the right to vote.

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 4 - ark:/67531/metadc1744776

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 5 (Video)

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 5

Whiteboard animation video describing the history of women's suffrage in the United States. This episode focuses on the actions of Susan B. Anthony and Lucy Stone, who both registered to vote before the 19th amendment was passed.

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 5 - ark:/67531/metadc1744777

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 6 (Video)

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 6

Whiteboard animation video describing the history of women's suffrage in the United States. This episode focuses on the American Equal Rights Association, which was founded by Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass to work for equal voting rights for all.

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 6 - ark:/67531/metadc1744778

Curator's Cut: An Inside Look at D.C.'s Suffrage Exhibits (Video)

Curator's Cut: An Inside Look at D.C.'s Suffrage Exhibits

Webinar presentation with a panel of curators discussing exhibits celebrating the centennial of the 19th amendment and the women's suffrage movement at the National Portrait Gallery, the National Archives, and the Library of Congress.

Curator's Cut: An Inside Look at D.C.'s Suffrage Exhibits - ark:/67531/metadc1744779

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 7 (Video)

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 7

Whiteboard animation video describing the history of women's suffrage in the United States. This episode focuses on the 1913 women's suffrage parade, the first organized protest march in the U.S.

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 7 - ark:/67531/metadc1744780

[Washington Nationals First Pitch by Retta] (Video)

[Washington Nationals First Pitch by Retta]

Video of actress/comedian Retta throwing the ceremonial first pitch for the Washington Nationals game in honor of the centennial of women's suffrage. The pitch was taped in a backyard.

[Washington Nationals First Pitch by Retta] - ark:/67531/metadc1744782

[U.S. House of Representatives Suffrage Centennial Celebration] (Video)

[U.S. House of Representatives Suffrage Centennial Celebration]

Video footage of members of the U.S. House of Representatives wearing yellow roses in honor of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, with statements by several Congresspersons about the celebration.

[U.S. House of Representatives Suffrage Centennial Celebration] - ark:/67531/metadc1744783

Keynote Conversation with Senator Blackburn (Video)

Keynote Conversation with Senator Blackburn

Conversation between Anna Laymon, the Executive Director of the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission, and Marsha Blackburn, the first woman senator from Tennessee, discussing the suffrage movement in Tennessee, the 36th state to ratify the 19th amendment.

Keynote Conversation with Senator Blackburn - ark:/67531/metadc1744784

[Song Suffragettes Performance Highlights] (Video)

[Song Suffragettes Performance Highlights]

Video with highlights of performances by the Song Suffragettes, a collaboration of women singers and musicians honoring the centennial anniversary of the 19th amendment, along with brief statements from the artists.

[Song Suffragettes Performance Highlights] - ark:/67531/metadc1744787

Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Update (Video)

Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Update

Update about the installation of three statues commissioned by the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission at the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial, which will open in spring 2021.

Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Update - ark:/67531/metadc1744789

The Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission Legacy (Video)

The Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission Legacy

Video documenting the work of the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission and the various initiatives and projects that were sponsored during the 2020 centennial, as well as statements from several of the commissioners about their personal experiences serving on the commission.

The Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission Legacy - ark:/67531/metadc1744790

The War of the Roses (Video)

The War of the Roses

Video describing the events that occurred around the vote in Tennessee to become the 36th state to ratify the 19th amendment.

The War of the Roses - ark:/67531/metadc1744791

[Washington Nationals Game Opening Statement] (Video)

[Washington Nationals Game Opening Statement]

Opening statement from Anna Laymon (Executive Director of the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission) and her son, Bennett, saying "Play ball" to start the Washington Nationals game on August 26, 2020 in honor of the anniversary of the 19th amendment.

[Washington Nationals Game Opening Statement] - ark:/67531/metadc1744793

Welcome from Senator Marsha Blackburn (Video)

Welcome from Senator Marsha Blackburn

Introductory statement by Marsha Blackburn, the first woman senator from Tennessee, as a way to kick-off centennial events in her home state to celebrate the anniversary of the 19th amendment.

Welcome from Senator Marsha Blackburn - ark:/67531/metadc1744794

Women's Fight for the Vote: Celebrating 100 Years of the 19th Amendment (Video)

Women's Fight for the Vote: Celebrating 100 Years of the 19th Amendment

Discussion with Elaine Weiss and Hillary Rodham Clinton, moderated by Carla Hayden, about the history of women's suffrage in the United States in the context of the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment.

Women's Fight for the Vote: Celebrating 100 Years of the 19th Amendment - ark:/67531/metadc1744795

[Equality for All Mural] (Video)

[Equality for All Mural]

Video describing the creation of the mural "Equality for All" as part of the centennial activities celebrating the ratification of the 19th amendment.

[Equality for All Mural] - ark:/67531/metadc1746793

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Fifth Report to Congress and the President (Report)

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Fifth Report to Congress and the President

Report from the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission providing an update describing meetings and subcommittee work, as well as planned events during the next year, including highlighted partnerships and state activities.

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Fifth Report to Congress and the President - ark:/67531/metadc1724242

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: First Report to Congress and the White House (Report)

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: First Report to Congress and the White House

Report from the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission providing a brief overview of the start of women's suffrage, the establishment and charge of the Commission, and biographical information for each of the fourteen commissioners.

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: First Report to Congress and the White House - ark:/67531/metadc1724226

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Recommendations Report for the Centennial Commemoration of the 19th Amendment (Report)

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Recommendations Report for the Centennial Commemoration of the 19th Amendment

Report from the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission outlining the group's charge and summarizing general recommendations for actions to be taken by Congress and by the President to commemorate the passage of the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Recommendations Report for the Centennial Commemoration of the 19th Amendment - ark:/67531/metadc1724245

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Second Report (Report)

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Second Report

Report from the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission providing an update about the group's work including meetings, the formation of subcommittees, and progress on the Commission's charges.

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Second Report - ark:/67531/metadc1724227

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Seventh Report to Congress and the President (Report)

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Seventh Report to Congress and the President

Report from the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission providing an update about projects, including the shift to digital activities for the centennial due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Seventh Report to Congress and the President - ark:/67531/metadc1724244

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Sixth Report to Congress and the President (Report)

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Sixth Report to Congress and the President

Report from the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission providing an update about their work as well as summaries of "signature" projects for the centennial and featured partner projects.

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Sixth Report to Congress and the President - ark:/67531/metadc1724243

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Third Report to Congress and the President (Report)

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Third Report to Congress and the President

Report from the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission providing an update including an outline of their plan to execute their charter, the launch of the Commission's website to document and advertise the centennial, and plan for future meetings.

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Third Report to Congress and the President - ark:/67531/metadc1724241

[Remarks by Commissioner Jovita Carranza] (Video)

[Remarks by Commissioner Jovita Carranza]

Statement by by Jovita Carranza, a member of the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission, announcing that the U.S. Mint will be issuing a 2020 Women's Suffrage Centennial Silver Dollar and Silver Medal in honor of the anniversary of the 19th amendment.

[Remarks by Commissioner Jovita Carranza] - ark:/67531/metadc1744770

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 3 (Video)

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 3

Whiteboard animation video describing the history of women's suffrage in the United States. This episode focuses on the early days of the suffrage movement including the first Women's Rights Convention and leaders among the suffragists.

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 3 - ark:/67531/metadc1744775

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 8 (Video)

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 8

Whiteboard animation video describing the history of women's suffrage in the United States. This episode focuses on efforts to get the 19th amendment ratified by 36 states after being passed by Congress, particularly the events in Tennessee culminating with the "War of the Roses."

Suffrage Snapshot: Episode 8 - ark:/67531/metadc1744781

[Lindsay Ell Singing the National Anthem] (Video)

[Lindsay Ell Singing the National Anthem]

Video of Lindsay Ell, a member of the Song Suffragettes, performing the U.S. national anthem as part of the opening for a Washington Nationals game, in honor of the centennial of the 19th amendment.

[Lindsay Ell Singing the National Anthem] - ark:/67531/metadc1744785

[Announcement About the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial] (Video)

[Announcement About the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial]

Announcement about the installation of the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial which will incorporate a historic section of the White House fence. It includes historical context about the fencing and information about the memorial.

[Announcement About the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial] - ark:/67531/metadc1744788

100th Anniversary of Women Winning the Vote: Reflections on the 2020 Centennial (Video)

100th Anniversary of Women Winning the Vote: Reflections on the 2020 Centennial

Conversation among members of the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission discussing the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment and reflecting on the work of the Commission during 2020.

100th Anniversary of Women Winning the Vote: Reflections on the 2020 Centennial - ark:/67531/metadc1746792

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