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    Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment: Women win the right to vote!

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    Date(s) - 08/29/2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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    In 2020 we celebrate the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution. It states: The rights of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any state on account of sex.

    On August 18,1920 the Tennessee legislature became the 36th and final state to ratify the 19th amendment. On August 26, 1920 the amendment was certified and added to the U.S. Constitution. The 19th amendment is sometimes called the Susan B Anthony amendment in honor of the suffragette leader.

    To celebrate this centennial the Museum of the San Ramon Valley will be putting on two events:

    The first takes place every Saturday in August from 10-12 at the Museum of the San Ramon Valley. Outside the museum we will have an an outdoor exhibit providing information about woman suffrage with docents (in masks and social distancing) telling stories and answering questions.

    The second is an online program Women Win the Vote in California on August 20 at 11:30-1:00.
    This program will feature a video of the current Women Win the Vote exhibit at the Museum. In addition a power point on the history of woman suffrage provided by exhibit organizer and museum curator Beverly Lane. This will be followed by a question and answer session.

    To attend this online program please visit our website at museumsrv.org and go to the Events section. Click on Women Win the Vote in California and register. If you have any questions please feel free to call the museum at 925-837-3750

    The Museum of the San Ramon Valley is located at 205 Railroad Ave Danville CA 94526. We are presently closed.

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