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Celebrate the Ratification of the 19th Amendment

Friday, August 28, 2020 5:00pm to 6:00pm

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The League of Women Voters of Baltimore County and Baltimore City invites you to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment.

Featuring Ida E. Jones, Ph.D., Archivist & Historian, Morgan State University, presenting "Maryland Women in Suffrage: The Experience of Select African American Women"

To join this event, please register hereAfter registering, you will receive a confirmation email with details for joining the event on August 28th

Ida E. Jones is the author of four books, most recently, “Baltimore City Rights Leader Victorine Q. Adams: The Power of the Ballot,” which won the 2019 African American Historical and Genealogical Society’s International biography book award. She graduated from Howard University with a B.A. in News Editorial Journalism and a Ph.D. in American History. 

Her dedication to archives garnered her the honor of being named Emory University’s inaugural Carter G. Woodson Research Fellow 2007. In 2020, she received an IMLS Museum Grant for African American History and Culture and the Library of America Lift Every Voice: Why African American Poetry Matters Grant. In 2019, she was awarded an Authenticity Project Fellowship via the HBCU Library Alliance and Digital Library Foundation and a Schlesinger Library Oral History Grant.

Dr. Jones is co-vice president of the Baltimore City Historical Society and holds an appointment to the Board of National Collaborative for Women's History Sites. She has appeared on C-SPAN, National Public Radio, BBC radio and in numerous printed publications.

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