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Tribute to Carrie Clyde Holly – July 20, 11 a.m., on steps of the Pueblo County Courthouse Judy Gaughn and Bri Buentello will speak in honor of Pueblo County’s own first state legislator in Colorado and in America.
Dr. Judy Gaughn will speak about “Carrie Clyde Holly: An American First.”
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VIRTUAL EXHIBIT - August 7-31 - Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence
Join the Smithsonian in celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage in the U.S. Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence is a compelling exploration of the women's suffrage movement and its relevance to Americans' lives today. The crusade for women's suffrage was one of the longest reform movements in American history. Between 1832 and 1920, women organized to claim their right to vote, first in their states or territories and then through petitioning for a federal amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Based on the National Portrait Gallery exhibition of the same name, Votes for Women seeks to expand our understanding of the suffrage movement in the United States. It explores women's political activism, the racism that challenged universal suffrage, and the ratification of the 19th Amendment that prohibits the government from denying U.S. citizens the right to vote on the basis of sex. It also addresses the suffrage movement's relevance to current voting rights issues across America.
Suffrage (Virtual) Parade
The State Fair Parade has been officially canceled. Watch for plans of WSCSC’s virtual parade on YouTube.
Drive-through Parade -- Aug. 22 at 10:00 a.m. at Pueblo Heritage Museum
The Pueblo Heritage Museum and WSCSC will present a series of ladies portraying Pueblo suffragists and wearing period hats. From Union Avenue, drive south on “B” street past the Union Depot, and see the event in front of the Pueblo Heritage Museum.
Equality Day – Aug. 26, 2020
The 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment for women’s suffrage. CELEBRATE !!! We will.
State Suffrage Collaboration meetings
These sharing sessions are being held online Contact Jillian Allison at The Center for Colorado Women (part of History Colorado).