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Use this page to learn more about the WHAM 2020 Theme: Women & The Vote. 2020 marks 100 years since the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote in the United States. On this page, you'll find resources that will help you learn the history of women and the vote, as well as resources to help you vote now, in 2020.
Women's Voting Rights PSA
Online Historical Resources for Women & the Vote
20 Suffragists to Know For 2020
Explore the stories of women's access to the vote across America, through the histories of these 20 people who were among those who made it possible.
California 2020 Women’s Suffrage Project
The CA 2020 Women’s Suffrage Project supports the 2020 Suffrage Centennial education projects and Centennial celebrations throughout the state of California in 2020.
California and the 19th Amendment
Learn the history of the suffragist movement in California.
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote highlights the relentless struggle of diverse activists throughout U.S. history to secure voting rights for all American women. This online exhibit is created by the National Archives.
Turning Point Suffragist Memorial
Learn about the proposed national suffragist memorial, including documents and historical information on the suffragist movement. The Turning Point Suffragist Memorial will provide an overview of the entire movement, including African American suffragists who are often left out of the history books.
Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission
This website provides information about the efforts and undertakings of the women's suffrage movement in the United States in a nonpartison fashion.
Women Get the Right to Vote: Celebrating 99 Years of Women's Suffrage
From the California State Archives, this page collects documents related to women's right to vote in the US and California.
Books on Women & The Vote
You can find these books in print on the library's shelves, or online. The ones that are available in print will have a call number listed. Use this to find the book on the library's shelves (and ask a librarian for help if you get confused!). The rest of the books will be available to read online by clicking the link in the book's title.
Get Help Voting
Get Out the BC Vote
A guide to voting, created by the BC Library. Get help voting in local and national elections.
Use this page to find information about voting and elections in Kern County.
Voter's Edge California is an online tool created by the League of Women Voters (LWV) and the non-profit organization, Maplight. It was designed to help voters by providing an online, non-partisan comprehensive guide to elections in California. By simply typing in your zip code or address, (your address will give you more complete information) you can get an overview of everything you will see on the ballot, along with explanations and pro/con arguments. It covers national, state-wide and local county elections.