August 2020

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August 2020


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‘St. Louis and suffrage’

‘St. Louis and suffrage’

In Beyond the Ballot, the Missouri History Museum introduces us to some forgotten women of St. Louis whose pivotal work helped shape society and the suffragist movement.
100 years after ratification

100 years after ratification

Four faculty members share their thoughts on the complicated history of the women’s suffrage movement, the ratification of the 19th Amendment, and their hopes for what we might do today to honor the anniversary.
Of prison cells and suffrage

Of prison cells and suffrage

Alumna Laura Adams McKie helped build a museum that teaches visitors about the suffrage movement and the prison where women were sent for picketing for the right to vote.

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