Beyond Suffrage: A Century of New York Women in Politics is a new exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York on the Upper East Side that explores how female New Yorkers have affected change through governmental roles.
Beyond Suffrage: A Century of New York Women in Politics traces women’s political activism in New York City from the struggle to win the vote, through the 20th century, and into our own times. Beginning with the long battle for women’s voting rights that culminated in 1917 statewide and 1920 nationally, the exhibition highlights women at the center of New York’s politics over the course of 100 years. It features a diverse range of activists both familiar and lesser known, the battles they fought, and the many issues they championed.
The exhibit is open now and will be at the museum through July 22nd, 2018.
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