Land of the Free and Home of the Brave, But Who Can Vote?

2020-08-24T13:21:47-06:00

The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.- The 19th Amendment Alice Paul celebrates Tennessee's ratification of the 19th Amendment. The passage of the 19th amendment in 1920 was a seminal moment for [...]

Land of the Free and Home of the Brave, But Who Can Vote?2020-08-24T13:21:47-06:00

CO Artifact Highlight: Fireplace Screen

2020-08-15T11:10:58-06:00

When Historic Denver, Inc. bought the Molly Brown House in 1970, it had been emptied of Brown-owned objects and was being used as a boarding house. With restoration efforts and donations from descendants, Margaret’s renters, donors and others who had bought the objects in the house, museum curators have been able to verify and replace [...]

CO Artifact Highlight: Fireplace Screen2020-08-15T11:10:58-06:00

The Antis

2020-08-14T09:42:52-06:00

Like any progressive reform movement, the women’s suffrage movement was met with opposition from both men and women who believed that it would destroy the traditional order of the family. While many people, both men and women, were avid supporters of the movement to give women the vote, there was a very large movement against [...]

The Antis2020-08-14T09:42:52-06:00

“No Pink Tea”: Mrs. Brown for Senate

2020-07-30T11:55:49-06:00

In Margaret Brown’s era, “Pink tea politics” suggested a frivolous engagement with political change, particularly among women of the upper classes of society. Progressive-era gatherings known as ‘pink teas’ were a socially acceptable way for women to organize and strategize in the pursuit of women’s rights, particularly the right to vote without the oversight or [...]

“No Pink Tea”: Mrs. Brown for Senate2020-07-30T11:55:49-06:00
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