19th Amendment

Some people in Seneca Falls feel a special connection to the Biden-Harris win

Learning on Saturday that Joe Biden is president-elect and Kamala Harris is vice president-elect is exciting to people associated with the National...
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Sat, 11/07/2020 - 2:30pm
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Expectation for big crowds at Susan B. Anthony's gravesite on Tuesday

City of Rochester officials are anticipating big crowds at Mount Hope Cemetery on Tuesday, with the potential for thousands of people paying respects to...
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Tue, 11/03/2020 - 10:47am
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Finding those who were part of New York's suffrage movement is easier

There’s a local effort to help more people learn about New York state’s deep connection to the women’s suffrage movement and encourage more...
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Mon, 08/31/2020 - 7:18am
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Susan B. Anthony, bicycles and women's rights

Art students and community members collaborated over the weekend on a mural honoring the centennial for the 19th Amendment. Located on West Main Street...
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Mon, 08/10/2020 - 6:08am
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Seneca Falls celebrates historic moments in the fight for women's rights

This past weekend marked the annual Convention Days in Seneca Falls, which highlights the Women’s Rights Convention held in that community in 1848. But,...
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Mon, 07/20/2020 - 6:31am
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Mt. Rushmore to feature projections of key women in the suffrage movement

While President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit Mount Rushmore as part of an Independence Day celebration later this week, plans are underway for...
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Wed, 07/01/2020 - 3:46am
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RMSC plans exhibition on local women who changed the world

The Rochester Museum and Science Center is thinking ahead to the time when it can reopen. On Tuesday, it said it plans to open a new exhibit this fall...
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Wed, 04/15/2020 - 3:50am
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WXXI honors Women's History Month

March is “Women’s History Month” and 2020 will be a remarkable year for women’s rights as the country celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment. WXXI will join in this celebration with television, radio, and online programming, as well as special events.

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Help create an internet database to honor suffragists in New York

Efforts are underway to create an online database with an interactive map of suffragists’ gravesites across New York State. The idea comes from Linda...
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Mon, 01/27/2020 - 10:32am
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Marchers brave bitter cold to celebrate women's suffrage and encourage people to vote

About 2,000 people braved bitterly cold temperatures and snow for a rally and march in Seneca Falls on Saturday. The event was part of three days of...
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Sun, 01/19/2020 - 2:14am
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