California Votes for Women @ CA Museum

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When
Sat, November 9 2019
Where
California Museum
1020 O Street,
Time
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Admission
Free with early registration
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California Votes for Women:
A California Suffrage Centennial
Sat., Nov. 9, 2019 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Free for first 500 or $5 reduced admission

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of California’s ratification of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote with California First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom on Sat., Nov. 9, 2019 at the California Museum! Festivities include:

FREE or $5 reduced admission to view all current exhibits*
National Archives’ “Rightfully Hers” pop-up exhibit & California State Archives display on women’s suffrage history
Presentations by author Michelle Duster, Ida B. Wells‘ great-granddaughter; historian Robert P. J. Cooney, Jr.; children’s author Laura Atkins & the League of Women Voters of California
Complimentary hands-on activities including community quilt honoring African American suffragists led by Sisters Quilting Collective, replica “Votes For Women” pennants & more
Girl Power Story Time reading circle activity for kids ages 5 & up with the Sacramento Public Library
Restored suffragist silent film “Mothers of Men” (1917) shot on location in Northern California
Suffragist living history reenactors from the Sacramento History Museum
Information tables by California Secretary of State Voter Registration, National Women’s History Alliance, the League of Women Voters of California & others
Concessions for sale by Chocolate Fish Coffee, Drewski’s Hot Rod Kitchen & others
$3 flat-rate parking in Bonderson Garage (Lot 24) at 1500 10th Street
More fun for all ― don’t miss it!

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