Along with our permanent exhibits, we host an array of rotating and traveling exhibits.
“Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence” will outline the more than 80-year movement for women to obtain the right to vote as part of the larger struggle for equality that continued through the 1965 Civil Rights Act and arguably lingers today.
The presentation is divided chronologically and thematically to address :
Radical Women: 1832–1869
Women Activists: 1870–1892
The New Woman: 1893–1912
Compelling Tactics: 1913–1916
Militancy in the American Suffragist Movement: 1917–1919
The Nineteenth Amendment and Its Legacy
War Comes Home exhibition demonstrates the range of experiences military members face as they transition from deployment to home with real letters from real military members. These powerful letters explore feelings of grief, joy, doubt, and love, bringing the real experiences of war home to all of us.
The War Experience: PERCEPTION VS REALITY
Far From Home: WARTIME SEPARATION
A New Normal: ADJUSTING TO LIFE AT HOME
Enduring Loss: THE COSTS OF WAR
Reflections: BEFORE AND AFTER
A New Mission: COMING HOME