“Yet She Is Advancing”: New Orleans Women and the Right to Vote, 1878–1970 April 28 to November 5, 2023 520 Royal Street Free ticketed admission
The 19th Amendment to the US Constitution extended the vote to American women in 1920. Its passage served as the crowning achievement of a decades-long struggle by women across the nation to be part of the democratic process. Although divided by race, class, and political strategy, Black and white women in New Orleans played a significant role in the women’s suffrage movement.
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