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Celebrating the 19th Amendment in Dayton

with Exhibits at your Dayton Metro Library

Suffragists: And They Persisted! Art Quilt Show

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On Display June 1 to July 31


Main Library, Opportunity Space at Patterson and Second Floor Art Gallery | Twenty art quilts will be on display in the Second Floor Gallery featuring faces behind the suffrage movement and 19th Amendment. Twelve additional quilts featuring Mother Goose rhymes rewritten in 1912 with suffragist messages will be on display in the Opportunity Space at Patterson beginning June 18th. The intricate artworks were created by members of the Miami Valley Art Quilt Network.

19th Amendment – Towards Equality for All

On Display June 18 to July 31


Main Library
, Opportunity Space at Patterson | Discover some of Dayton Metro Library's rich resources related to the suffrage movement and 19th Amendment on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of its ratification in Ohio. Peruse historical photos, speeches and other documents. Take your picture with Dayton suffragists and make a sash or button to keep alive the message of Forward towards Equality for All.

Meet the Artists of Suffragists: And They Persisted!

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Sunday, July 14th, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Main Library, Opportunity Space at Patterson and Second Floor Art Gallery | Over 100 years ago women sought the right to vote! Who are they? What did they do? Where did they live? Married? Single? Mother? Proper? Lipstick and Pants! Oh, my! Suffragists: And They Persisted!, an art quilt show, answers some of these questions. Artists from the Miami Valley Art Quilt Network will answer questions about the 19th Amendment and the suffragists featured on their intricate art quilts. They will also share how the quilts were designed and executed. Even Mother Goose is included…find out why. Come early and stay after to view the quilts and chat with the artists.

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