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Ginzberg and Cahill Mark the Centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment

Lori GinzbergTo commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment Richards Center affiliated faculty contributed posts to Women’s Vote Centennial, the official site of the centennial commemoration. Dr. Lori Ginzberg, professor of history and women’s studies, wrote a post about Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s life and her intellectual leadership in the campaign for women’s suffrage.

 

Cathleen CahillDr. Cathleen Cahill, associate professor of history, authored two posts, recounting Hispanic women’s fight for the right to vote in New Mexico and the integral role that Native women played in the campaign for the vote. In August, Cahill also took part in a conversation with historian Dr. Sarah Deer for a New York Times article about the legacy of Native women’s suffrage activism on contemporary Native activists' efforts to strengthen tribal sovereignty.