Women’s Suffrage in Rhode Island

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Most of the text and many of the photos on these first ten posters are taken from the RI Secretary of State’s Women’s Suffrage Timeline that you can visit at : https://www.sos.ri.gov/divisions/civics-and-education – created in conjunction with the RI Council for the Humanities program “XIX: Shall Not Be Denied.”

Graphic Design by Norma Burnell

The quotes from contemporary historians, curators and writers included here are taken from a conversation led by Jessica Bennett and Veronica Chambers of the New York Times published on July 10, 2020. “​The Times gathered seven scholars, authors and thinkers for a discussion about misconceptions, the women who were left out of the history books ​and just how much of what the suffragists were fighting for is still relevant today.