What’s Happening?

Happenings and celebrations:
Events:
Legendary Women of Long Island. Thursday, March 4, 2020, 7pm. Monica Randall. Amityville Public Library, 19 John St. Amityville, NY 11701. 631-264-0567. Free.

Long Island Women Win the Vote. Friday, March 13, 2020, 12:15pm. Antonia Petrash.  Port Washington Public LIbrary. One Library Drive, Port Washington, NY, 11050. 516-883-4400. Free.

Exhibits:

At the Library of Congress:

Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote. Memorabilia of suffrage leaders, from Carrie Chapman Catt’s notebook in which she tracked the amendment’s ratification state-by-state to pins, buttons, fans and even song books. Also look for the stories of the African-American suffragists that were so often hidden from view. Through September 2020. 101 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington DC. 20540. 202-707-5000. 

At the National Archives:

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote.  Displays, among other artifacts, a voting booth with entrances for men and women. Such booths were used in states where women had limited voting rights and guaranteed they could only vote in certain contests. Through January 3, 2021. 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC, 20408. 202-357-5946.