Self-Supporting Women: Self-Expression by Franklin County Women in the Pre-Suffrage Era

Date: July 18, 2020 - October 31, 2020

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Pricing: To celebrate the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association’s 150th anniversary, admission this season is FREE! (Donations greatly appreciated, but not required.)
Phone: 4137743768
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Memorial Hall Museum (Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association)
8 Memorial Street
Deerfield, MA 01342

On July 25, 1919, Massachusetts became the 8th state to ratify the 19th amendment, granting women the right to vote. For women who died before ratification, suffrage was a right they would never be granted. Despite living under a government that denied them the vote, they found other outlets for expression and many accomplished remarkable things. Come view some of the women artists of Franklin County who lived before “votes for women.”

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