The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s ratification, granting women the right to vote. During this panel, which was recorded for CSPAN, representatives from several institutions, including the National Park Service, National Archives and Library of Congress, talked about their plans for commemorating the centennial and teaching the public about the legacy of women’s suffrage—including a discussion about how, despite the ratification, many women across the country continued to be disenfranchised due to race. This discussion took place at PastForward 2019 in Denver, Colorado. Speakers: Priya Chhaya, National Trust for Historic Preservation (Moderator) Corinne Porter, National Archives and Records AdministrationColleen J. Shogan, Women's Suffrage Centennial CommissionMegan Springate, National Park Service-19th Amendment Centennial CommemorationMarsha Weinstein, National Collaborative for Women's History Sites
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