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Forward Into Light: a gallery

bell tower at night in purple, gold and white
The Furman bell tower was illuminated in purple, gold and white Aug. 26 to celebrate "Forward Into Light."

On Aug. 26, 2020, Furman paid tribute to the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote by participating in the national “Forward Into Light” celebration. Furman photographer Jeremy Fleming was there to capture the lighting of the bell tower and Duke Library in the colors of the suffrage movement, purple, gold and white. Students gathered on the library’s steps to hear excerpts from the 19th Amendment and quotes from leaders of the movement. Greenville Journal published a gallery of key moments.

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