The 19th Amendment: The Long Fight for Women’s Suffrage

Code: SL41015

Dates: June 18, 2020

Meets: 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: Creutzburg Center

Course Fee: $42.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.

One hundred years ago, women won the right to vote with the 19th Amendment. This victory occurred in 1920, thanks to the work of generations of diverse women. Explore the 70-year struggle that led to the amendment, as women joined the movement, adapted their tactics, and fought for their rights. This exciting story—with its many triumphs and failures—will mirror the National Constitution Center’s new exhibition opening in summer 2020.


This program is part of the Smart Lunch series. Lunch is included. SCHEDULE: 12:30 pm to 1 pm - Lunch; 1 pm to 2:30 pm - Program
Fee: $42.00

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Elena Popchock

Elena Popchock is the exhibition developer at the National Constitution Center, overseeing exhibit content from conception through installation. Since 2016, she has served as the lead developer for several exhibits, including Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation and most recently, the permanent exhibit Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality. She is currently writing and developing an exhibit on the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed voting rights for women. Prior to joining the Center, she worked at the National Park Service’s collections facility outside Washington, D.C. She has also assisted with the development of exhibits at Ford’s Theatre, The President Woodrow Wilson House, and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. Her background is in American history and exhibition development, having earned museum studies degrees at Juniata College and The George Washington University.


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