Exhibits – Illinois

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has a small exhibit from their archives about women’s suffrage in Illinois.

Midway Village Museum in Rockford, Illinois announces “Roaring in Rockford” a new temporary exhibit that tells the local story of both the 18th (Prohibition) and 19th amendment. In this exhibition visitors can discover the stories of iconic suffragists Kate O’Connor, Jane Addams, and Ruth Hanna McCormick, and their connection to the Rock River Valley. The exhibit will be up through December 2019. More at www.midwayvillage.com.

Exhibits – U.S.

The National Portrait Gallery has a new exhibit about American women – Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence

The National Archives has a new exhibit about women’s Suffrage – Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote.

The Smithsonian Institution as a whole is highlighting women’s history with their HerStory project.

The Library of Congress has a new exhibit – Shall Not Be Denied – about the suffrage movement using materials from its collection. See more here – and in the special issue of the Library of Congress magazine in pdf format below.

The U.S. Senate has a new online exhibit that highlights its own history regarding women’s right to vote.