Preparing for the 2017 state women’s suffrage centennial celebration at the New York State Museum

New items added to NYS Museum collection

The New York State has announced it has acquired a series of 1917 Franklin County women’s suffrage petitions from Jean Kubaryk, a teacher at North Warren Central School District. Ms. Kubaryk had been displaying the petitions in her classroom for years, but decided to donate the petitions to the state museum so they can be preserved for future generations. New York State will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of women’s suffrage in 2017. The petitions will be displayed in an upcoming state museum exhibition, “Votes for Women: Celebrating New York’s Suffrage Centennial” that is scheduled to open in the fall of 2017.

Wagon to go on exhibit at NYS Museum

“Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon to go on exhibit at NYS Museum in 2017 for centennial display is in its second year of covering women’s suffrage trends, news, views, events, and suffrage centennial celebrations. Planning for the Votes for Women centennial celebration in 2020 is underway around the nation.

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