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Impact: Quad Cities Women’s Fight for the Vote

August 24th, 2020
Impact: Quad Cities Women’s Fight for the Vote

The Putnam Museum’s exhibition, “Liberated Voices, Changed Lives,” showcases how technology provided more time for women to work on the suffrage movement which led to the ratification of the 19th amendment on August 26,1920. This amendment gave some women the right to vote in the United States. Marking 100 years since the passage of the 19th Amendment, join the Putnam Museum and exhibit sponsor, Royal Neighbors of America for a virtual gathering of women who have changed our Quad City Community. This online program will feature five minute flash talks, each with a different topic. The... Read More

Bettendorf Public Library Commemorates 19th Amendment anniversary with live Canton Visit

August 5th, 2020
Bettendorf Public Library Commemorates 19th Amendment anniversary with live Canton Visit

In recognition of the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the Bettendorf Public Library will be hosting a historical performance on August 26th at 7:00 PM. Historian Laura F. Keyes will perform as suffragist Elizabeth Cady Stanton in a live virtual presentation. The performance is free thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library. Registration is required and can be made by calling the 563-344-4179 or by visiting http://events.bettendorflibrary.com/event/4454379. Elizabeth Cady Stanton fought for equal rights for women for over fifty years. Upon her death in... Read More