Virtual Film Discussion on Two Short Films about Women Won the Right to Vote

The 1920 election was the first United States presidential election in which women were permitted to vote in every state.  To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, view two short documentaries in Kanopy, then join our Zoom discussion about these films on Thursday, October 15 at 7 pm.

Perfect 36:  When Women Won the Vote

(2017)   26 minutes     Documentary

This film chronicles the dramatic vote to ratify the 19th Amendment and the years of debate about women's suffrage that preceded it.  In July of 1920, all eyes were on the Tennessee capital as anti- and pro-suffragists each fought for their vision of a socially evolving United States.

1893-First Women Voters in New Zealand

(2013)   31 minutes       Documentary

Follow the fight for women's suffrage in New Zealand and America as women demand a political voice.

To participate in this film discussion, please register on the events page.  You will receive the Zoom link on the morning of October 15. 

The documentaries may be viewed through the SCCLD's Kanopy subscription.

To read further and the 19th Amendment and Women's Suffrage, check out the following books:

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