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Connecticut Historical Society

1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
(860) 236-5621 chs.org

November 2020

A Vote of Her Own: The Long Fight for Woman Suffrage

November 26 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until November 30, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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One hundred years ago, women secured the right to vote with the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The struggle for “woman suffrage” lasted more than 70 years and was fought by women and men on both sides of the contest. This exhibit features original photographs, documents, and artifacts representing Connecticut individuals and organizations who argued, reasoned, marched, and took action for or against women’s right to vote.

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Manufacturing Victory: The Arsenal of Democracy

November 26 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until November 30, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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This traveling exhibition from the National WWII Museum tells the inspiring story of the Home Front effort that produced tanks, planes, ships, and guns with staggering speed and unparalleled energy. It was a surge in productivity that not only brought the country out of depression, but also created mighty military forces, supplied the Allies abroad, and opened new doors of opportunity and social change. Manufacturing Victory: The Arsenal of Democracy was produced by The National World War II Museum.

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Fighting on the Home Front: Propaganda Posters of WWII

November 26 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until November 30, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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This traveling exhibition from the Detroit Historical Society features about two dozen posters produced during the war that promoted patriotism, the purchasing of war bonds, growing and canning food, and taking jobs to aid in wartime production. In an era before television, posters were an efficient way to grab someone’s attention. Americans were likely to encounter war-related posters throughout their daily activities–on the commute to work, at work, at the grocery store, or at the post office.

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A Vote of Her Own: The Long Fight for Woman Suffrage

November 27 @ 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until November 30, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
+ Google Map

One hundred years ago, women secured the right to vote with the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The struggle for “woman suffrage” lasted more than 70 years and was fought by women and men on both sides of the contest. This exhibit features original photographs, documents, and artifacts representing Connecticut individuals and organizations who argued, reasoned, marched, and took action for or against women’s right to vote.

Find out more »

Manufacturing Victory: The Arsenal of Democracy

November 27 @ 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until November 30, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
+ Google Map

This traveling exhibition from the National WWII Museum tells the inspiring story of the Home Front effort that produced tanks, planes, ships, and guns with staggering speed and unparalleled energy. It was a surge in productivity that not only brought the country out of depression, but also created mighty military forces, supplied the Allies abroad, and opened new doors of opportunity and social change. Manufacturing Victory: The Arsenal of Democracy was produced by The National World War II Museum.

Find out more »

Fighting on the Home Front: Propaganda Posters of WWII

November 27 @ 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until November 30, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
+ Google Map

This traveling exhibition from the Detroit Historical Society features about two dozen posters produced during the war that promoted patriotism, the purchasing of war bonds, growing and canning food, and taking jobs to aid in wartime production. In an era before television, posters were an efficient way to grab someone’s attention. Americans were likely to encounter war-related posters throughout their daily activities–on the commute to work, at work, at the grocery store, or at the post office.

Find out more »

A Vote of Her Own: The Long Fight for Woman Suffrage

November 28 @ 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until November 30, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
+ Google Map

One hundred years ago, women secured the right to vote with the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The struggle for “woman suffrage” lasted more than 70 years and was fought by women and men on both sides of the contest. This exhibit features original photographs, documents, and artifacts representing Connecticut individuals and organizations who argued, reasoned, marched, and took action for or against women’s right to vote.

Find out more »

Manufacturing Victory: The Arsenal of Democracy

November 28 @ 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until November 30, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
+ Google Map

This traveling exhibition from the National WWII Museum tells the inspiring story of the Home Front effort that produced tanks, planes, ships, and guns with staggering speed and unparalleled energy. It was a surge in productivity that not only brought the country out of depression, but also created mighty military forces, supplied the Allies abroad, and opened new doors of opportunity and social change. Manufacturing Victory: The Arsenal of Democracy was produced by The National World War II Museum.

Find out more »

Fighting on the Home Front: Propaganda Posters of WWII

November 28 @ 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until November 30, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
+ Google Map

This traveling exhibition from the Detroit Historical Society features about two dozen posters produced during the war that promoted patriotism, the purchasing of war bonds, growing and canning food, and taking jobs to aid in wartime production. In an era before television, posters were an efficient way to grab someone’s attention. Americans were likely to encounter war-related posters throughout their daily activities–on the commute to work, at work, at the grocery store, or at the post office.

Find out more »
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