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10:00 am

Suffrage Centennial “Pop-Up” Exhibit

August 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Vergennes City Green, Main Street
Vergennes, VT, 05491
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Free

All Welcome! Stop by and celebrate the anniversary of the 19th Amendment with a look at suffrage campaigns a century ago in New York, Vermont, and Quebec, and connections to our own times. Special exhibition of outdoor exhibit panels from the Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership and Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. Walk-in viewing.

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12:00 pm

Toast to Tenacity

August 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Celebrate 100 years of women’s voting rights! Join a virtual tribute to Women’s Equality Day with inspiring speakers, music and a salute to the suffragists. August 26, the day the 19th Amendment was adopted in 1920, is recognized nationwide as Women’s Equality Day. To celebrate the centennial, Vision 2020 will host a hybrid virtual event of live-streaming and pre-recorded presentations,... Read more »

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1:00 pm

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote, Virtual Series Session 4: National Archives Family Program

August 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote the National Archives Foundation has created the online initiative Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote. As a part of this series, the National Archives is offering six virtual sessions throughout the month of August highlighting historical moments from the women's suffrage movement. Join Dorothy Dougherty, Programs Director at the... Read more »

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Webinar: A Militant Suffragist: The Story of Louisine Waldron Elder Havemeyer’s Role in the Women’s Suffrage Movement

August 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

In celebration of the centennial anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote, join Associate Curator Carolyn Bauer for an inspiring conversation discussing Louisine Waldron Elder Havemeyer’s (American, 1855-1929) contributions to the women’s suffrage movement. A renowned art collector, philanthropist, and mother to Shelburne Museum’s founder, Electra Havemeyer Webb, Louisine Havemeyer’s active role in... Read more »

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3:00 pm

Idea to Action | Mercy Connections

August 26, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 26, 2020

This class is for anyone considering starting a business and is open to all gender identities. Pre-registration is required. DATES: Wednesdays, August 12, 19, 26 (must attend all three) TIME: 3:00-5:00 pm In this course you will: Explore the pros and cons of self-employment in a small-group online setting Identify potential barriers to your success so you can work with them Create... Read more »

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5:00 pm

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote, Virtual Series Session 5: “Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers”

August 26, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote the National Archives Foundation has created the online initiative Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote. As a part of this series, the National Archives is offering six virtual sessions throughout the month of August highlighting historical moments from the women's suffrage movement. Join a book lecture with Dr. Martha... Read more »

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6:30 pm

Premier on the Lawn, “From Corsets to Combinations – The Fashion Revolution of Women’s Suffrage”

August 26, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Park-McCullough Governor’s Mansion, 1 Park St
North Bennington, VT, 05257
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The American Association of University Women Bennington Branch will be hosting a socially distanced premier of the video "From Corsets to Combinations -- The Fashion Revolution of Women's Suffrage" on the lawn of the Park-McCullough House in North Bennington. There will be a cash bar and live music. Masks and social distancing are required and costumes are encouraged! The video... Read more »

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