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Mail in your vote for this year’s primary election

 For the safety of all Nevadans, and as a  temporary measure to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the 2020 Nevada  primary election will be conducted through mail-in ballots. Visit www.mailitinnevada.com for more information. 

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Women's Suffrage Specialty License Plate

Reserve your Women's Suffrage Specialty License Plate to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment.

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Women's Suffrage Souvenir License Plate

You can receive your Women's Suffrage Souvenir License Plate for $25.00 donation. 

Contact Molly Walt at m.walt@admin.nv.gov.

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National Votes for Women Trail Historical Marker Dedication

July 4, 2020

Battle Mountain, NV  

We invite you to the dedication of the National Votes for Women Trail Women's Suffrage Historical Marker Dedication. This is the fourth marker to be installed in Nevada, a project of the National Collaborative for Women's History Sites (ncwhs.org).

The first woman suffrage convention took place at the Capitol Hotel in Battle Mountain on July 4,1870. 

Stay tuned for more event details.

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All Aboard the 'Suffrage Special' - Riding the Rails With the V&T

Saturday, August 15, 2020

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.   

Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson City, NV

In partnership with the Nevada State Railroad Museum, the Nevada Women's History Project presents a day to go back in history when women were fighting for the right to vote.  Wear your "period" dress and ride the Virginia and Truckee that will use the same historic cars and engine that transported the suffragists to Carson City to observe the signing of the 19th Amendment in 1920.  There will be food, booths, suffrage memorabilia, contests for the best period dress, and much more. 

As more information is available it will be at: https:nevadawomen.org

or visit us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/NevadaWomenHistoryProject   or contact us at NWHP@pyramid.net

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Tea With Alice and Me

  August 22, 2020 

Please  join the Nevada Chapter of the National Organization for Women and the  League of Women Voters Nevada for a Suffrage Centennial 2020 event on  Saturday, August 22, 2020, from 5-8 pm.  We are excited to announce a  performance of "Tea With Alice and Me"  written and performed by Alice  Paul Scholar, Zoe Nicholson at the Clark County Library, Main Theater,   This one woman, multi-media stage presentation features Zoe with a  backdrop of hundreds of photographs and newspaper clippings, telling the  story of the great teacher of Nonviolent Direct Action and the  incendiary thread of tea in the American Women’s Revolution; Seneca  Falls: 1848 to Washington DC 2020. 

For Information on Sponsorships and Information tabling available with the theme “Suffrage is Unfinished Business”, email jeri@nevadanow.org.

Carrie Chapman Catt, Bryn Mawr College Special Collections

National Votes for Women Trail Historical Marker Dedication

August 26, 2020

Reno, NV

We invite you to the dedication of the historic Reno suffrage marker which identifies and recognizes the location of the Nevada Equal Franchise Society and its president, Anne H. Martin. This is the fifth marker in the state on the National Votes for Women Trail, a project of the National Collaborative for Women's History Sites (ncwhs.org). 

Stay tuned for more event details.

Picture Credit: Carrie Chapman Catt, Bryn Mawr College Special Collections

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Statewide Voter Registration

August 26, 2020

Please check back for times and locations


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A Salute to Women's Suffrage Parade

  In response to public health concerns with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nevada Commission for Women regretfully announce “A Salute to Women’s Suffrage” parade scheduled on May 2, 2020, in Henderson, NV has been postponed. 

We value your support and appreciate your understanding. We will keep you posted on a future date for the parade. 

We hope all of you stay healthy and work to protect the health of others.

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Historic Living Flag Marches Again

 October 31, 2020

8:00 a.m.

Be a part of history! In 1915, 182 women marched in the formation of the  United States Flag to celebrate the passage of women’s right to vote in Nevada and to support passing the national 19th Amendment in 1920,  giving all women in our nation the right to vote.

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On October 31, 2020, the Nevada Women’s History Project will re-enact this historic event in the Nevada Day Parade. Please join the Nevada Women's History Project to create  your own place in Nevada's history.

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Fee includes hat, costume, and commemorative memorabilia.

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2020 Women's History Quilt Project - The National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House

Stitching Together Women's Suffrage: The 2020 Quilt celebrates the Centennial Anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the United States.

Nevada Commission for Women Commissioner Durette Candito displays the block she created to be registered for the project. The quilt will be displayed at Anthony Museum 2020 celebrations.

Additional Events, Programs, and Projects being planned

Time Capsule

Publication of Articles and Interviews

Publication of Articles and Interviews

Publication of Articles and Interviews

Publication of Articles and Interviews

Publication of Articles and Interviews

Virtual Women's Suffrage Lectures

Virtual Women's Suffrage Lectures

Virtual Women's Suffrage Lectures

Nevada Day Parade Participation

Virtual Women's Suffrage Lectures

Virtual Women's Suffrage Lectures

Popup Exhibit

JOAN RYAN COMPLETING RATIFICATION BANNER FOR THE STATE OF NEVADA COMMISSION FOR WOMEN JUNE 2019.

JOAN RYAN COMPLETING RATIFICATION BANNER FOR THE STATE OF NEVADA COMMISSION FOR WOMEN JUNE 2019.

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The Rightfully Hers Popup Exhibit is now on view outside the Nevada Secretary of State's office. This new pop-up exhibit from the National Archives commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Explore the history of the ratification of this historic amendment, women's voting rights before and after, and its impact today.

JOAN RYAN COMPLETING RATIFICATION BANNER FOR THE STATE OF NEVADA COMMISSION FOR WOMEN JUNE 2019.

JOAN RYAN COMPLETING RATIFICATION BANNER FOR THE STATE OF NEVADA COMMISSION FOR WOMEN JUNE 2019.

JOAN RYAN COMPLETING RATIFICATION BANNER FOR THE STATE OF NEVADA COMMISSION FOR WOMEN JUNE 2019.

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Thank you Joan!! We will hang the banner with pride at our events to celebrate the ratification of the 19th Amendment.

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