As part of the planning for the 2020 Commemorations for Women's Suffrage Centennial here in Kentucky, the Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project is interested in identifying the individuals who attended the signing of the ratification bill in Kentucky for the "Susan B. Anthony" Amendment.
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The Kentucky History Education Conference (KHEC) is now accepting proposals for conference sessions! Do you have an innovative classroom practice or an engaging history topic to share with educators? If so, consider submitting your session proposal for KHEC on July 12 which gathers K-12 educators from across the state to explore content, obtain resources, hear from leading scholars and learn about other educator's prooven classroom strategies.
Liberty Hall Historic Site (LHHS) is seeking applications for a spring 2018 intern. This is a paid internship for an undergraduate or graduate student for about 15 hours per week. The intern will do a variety of work including graphic design, marketing, exhibit development, and general administrative duties for our annual spring fundraiser, Bourbon and Browns, held April 21, 2018.
Frankfort's Women Suffrage Centennial Celebration group is planning to march in the Frankfort Christmas parade on December 8th - 7 p.m. They need people to carry banners. Any "Votes for Women" banners or sashes will do. Please contact Sylvia Coffey if interested (email@example.com).
The theme for the Frankfort Christmas Parade is "Saving Christmas!" Inclement weather date is Friday, December 15th.
Shown, a 20th Century commercial guide for travel in Kentucky from Frankfort. One of the noted records of Kentucky History isd displayed in the photo of a marker dedicated to memory of Daniel Boone.
This just in from Sylvia Coffey, Women Suffrage Celebration (of Frankfort)
Women’s Equality Day commemorates passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting the right to vote to women. The amendment was first introduced in 1878 and passed August 26th, 1920. In 1971, the U.S. Congress designated August 26th as Women’s Equality Day.