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Date(s) - 02/13/2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Reinsch Library Auditorium, Marymount University


Nancy Tate, co-chair of the 2020 Women’s Vote Centennial Initiative and
former Executive Director of the national League of Women Voters, will
describe what it took for women to win the constitutional right to vote.
The 19th Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified on August 26, 1920,
after 72 years of organized effort. It was the greatest expansion of
democracy on a single day in US history, and yet is a story that is little
known. Learn about the suffrage movement in Virginia and in Arlington, and
the resulting evolution of the League of Women Voters.

This program is free and open to the public. It will take place in the Reinsch Library auditorium on the Main Campus of Marymount University. This event is part of a monthly series of public programs sponsored by the Arlington Historical Society and Marymount University’s Department of History and Politics. For more information, please email: info@arlingtonhistoricalsociety.org

DRIVING DIRECTIONS and FREE PARKING: Attendees should enter the Marymount University campus at the library gate on N. 26th Street. From Glebe Road going north, take a right onto 26th Street. Pass the intersection with Yorktown Road and then enter the campus through the next gate on your left. The library is to your left as you enter the campus. Free garage parking is just past the library at the bottom of the small incline. (Handicapped parking is immediately to your right as you enter the campus.)