Related Exhibits and Events
Throughout August and beyond, many groups and organizations will be hosting exhibits or holding events that celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment
The Grove Museum
- Suffrage Storytime Video
Museum of Florida History
- Beyond the Vote: Florida Women's Activism temporary exhibit, opening fall, 2020
Florida Historic Capitol Museum
- Power of the Ballot: Beyond the 19th Amendment, August 26, 6:00 p.m.
- Rightfully Hers, virtual exhibit tour
Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
- Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence, September 17 - December 12, 2020
John G. Riley Center and Museum
- Uncrowned Queens, Virtual Exhibit
Florida Humanities Council
- African American Women Leaders in the Suffrage Movement, August 18, 12 p.m.
- Museum Mixology: A Toast to History, Florida and the 19th Amendment, Dr. Josh Goodman, Archives Historian, State Archives of Florida, September 17, 6 p.m.
- Tallahassee Film Society, John Lewis: Good Trouble, July 3 – September 1,Documentary about John Lewis, focusing on his fight for voting rights.
- Midtown Reader, will host a virtual Women's Suffrage Kidtown Story Hour via Zoom on Saturday, September 26 at 11 a.m. To learn more, visit midtownreader.com.
- The Florida Commission on the Status of Women (in partnership with the Florida Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission), Florida Suffrage Tea Time, monthly series , September 24, noon. https://floridasuffrage100.org/suffrage-tea.
- Citrus County Library System, Book displays, activities, digital collection lists. In addition, different library branches will feature informational tables from Friday 8/21 through Friday 8/28, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Contact the library for specific dates at each branch.
Dunedin Public Library (Pinellas County), The library has been working with the Florida State Coordinator for the National Votes for Woman Trail (NVWT) to commemorate Elizabeth Skinner’s suffrage work with a historic marker in Dunedin. Elizabeth Skinner was a long-time Dunedin resident. She announced to the Pinellas County women the ratification of the 19th Amendment upon her return from a national meeting in 1920.
Fort Meade Public Library (Polk County), Celebration of approval of the 19th Amendment, August 18, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. along Highway 17. Participants will line the sidewalk along Highway 17, dressed in white and bringing posters with a positive quote about voting or women.
Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative, various activities for the week of August 17th, live online events with interactive Q&As, a story time, a local author event, downloadable activities for kids and tweens, and library staff curated reading and streaming video lists
New Port Richey Public Library (Pasco County), Staff created special displays created to celebrate the Women’s Right to Vote and the 55th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Palm Beach County Library System, "Timeline of the Women's Suffrage Movement in the US" (Greenacres Branch), suffrage-themed story time (Glades Road Branch)