Year of the Woman
Browse an online exhibit paying homage to the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment.
The year 2020 marked the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave the legal right to vote (suffrage) to women.
The Enoch Pratt Free Library is proud to give homage to the generations of activists who fought for this groundbreaking legislation. Their heroic efforts are crucial to our national story.
Browse the PDFs below to explore the exhibit:
- How Long Must We Wait: The Story of the Women's Suffrage
- Women's Suffrage in Maryland
- Racial Justice and Ballot: African American Women and the Suffrage Movement
Learn more about the women pictured above in the linked PDFs from the Year of the Woman exhibit at the top of this page.