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Drawing of the planned Suffragist Memorial—with permission by Robert E. Beach, principal architect of Robert E. Beach Architects, LLC.

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Celebrating Women’s Equality

Women’s Equality Day celebrated at Workhouse Arts Center.

Did you know that the Commonwealth of Virginia did not ratify the 19th Amendment—giving women the right to vote—until Feb. 21, 1952? Or that American suffragists were the first people to ever picket in front of the White House? Are the names of Alice Paul and Lucy Burns as familiar as Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott and Susan B. Anthony?

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