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Forward Into Light: a celebration of women’s suffrage

August 26, 2020 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

women suffragists marching

The colors of the women’s suffrage movement were purple, gold and white. On Wednesday, Aug. 26, from 8:15 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., the bell tower and the Duke Library will be illuminated in the symbolic colors celebrating the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. At 8:30 p.m., students will read excerpts from the 19th Amendment and quotes from national and local suffrage leaders on the steps of Duke Library.

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August 26, 2020
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Bell Tower and Duke Library