Beverly Wendland, dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, and Senator Barbara Mikulski, Homewood Professor at Johns Hopkins, have launched a university-wide initiative to recognize the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. The year-long commemoration, which culminates on August 26th, will include partnerships with Baltimore cultural institutions, art exhibitions, special courses, and events.
by Kathleen Waters Sander August 26, 2020 marks “Women’s Equality Day,” the centennial of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution giving women the right to vote. […]
The Peabody Institute has produced an online exhibit on one of the most notable women in its history, May Garrettson Evans. After beginning her career in 1888 as the first […]
Sheridan Libraries’ Special Collections Freshmen Fellow, Ivy Xun, recently wrote a blog about her research with the Women’s Suffrage Collection. You can check out her blog post here.
On June 12, the weekly People’s Historians Online mini-class featured a conversation between Martha Jones and Tiffany Mitchell Patterson about Reconstruction and issues of citizenship, suffrage, and movement building in the 19th century. Read more about […]
On the eve of the 2020 U.S. elections, we asked experts for some of their insights on voting. Check out the full article in the Spring 2020 issue of Arts […]
Recently, the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences highlighted the work of a first-year student, Aarushi Krishnan, who has been studying women’s suffrage through a Sheridan Libraries Special Collections Fellowship. […]
Johns Hopkins Magazine included a story about the Sheridan Libraries’ Special Collections Vintage Game Night in the Spring 2020 issue. You can read the story by clicking here.
On March 4, 2020, the Stoop Storytelling Series, in partnership with Women in Business at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School presented “Movers and Shakers: Stories about taking risks, breaking barriers, fighting […]
Vintage Game Night at Johns Hopkins features 13 retro gems that show how far women’s rights have come—and how far there is still to go. You can read the full […]
Johns Hopkins historian Martha Jones discusses the legacy of the 19th Amendment and the contemporary fight for voting rights in America. Check out the full article on the HUB.