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
Join DeAnna Beachley, Ph.D while discusses
June 18th at 7PM "Nevada Equal Franchise Society and the Woman Suffrage Movement in Nevada"
July 16th @ 7PM "The Work and Life of the Suffrage Organizer"
August 20th @ 7PM "Suffragists After the Vote was Won"
August 26, 2020
Please check back for times and locations
August 26, 2020
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
October 31, 2020
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.
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.
Fee includes hat, costume, and commemorative memorabilia.
The Clark County Library has cancelled all events until the end of the year. We have made the decision to postpone our event until a date to be determined in March 2021. Many activists are talking about extending all Suffrage Centennial celebrations to 2021 and we agree!
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.
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.
Thank you Joan!! We will hang the banner with pride at our events to celebrate the ratification of the 19th Amendment.