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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

Local Events

The Grove Museum

Museum of Florida History

  •  Beyond the Vote: Florida Women's Activism temporary exhibit, opening fall, 2020

 Florida Historic Capitol Museum

 Gadsden Arts Center & Museum

John G. Riley Center and Museum

Florida Humanities Council

Tallahassee Museum

Community Organizations

  • 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.

 

Statewide Events

  • 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)