The Museum of Interesting Things: Suffragette City - Beyond just voting rights and labor rights!

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The Museum of Interesting Things: Suffragette City - Beyond just voting rights and labor rights!

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Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 5:00pm

The fight to give women the vote lasted over 100 years and spanned the world. This was not just a movement for voting rights, though. The Museum of Interesting Things, through its vast collection that includes actual artifacts from that era, will show you what a bicycle has to do with this. Learn why some men were afraid of women with hats and someone might even get to try on a bustle dress. See how other issues of the times like the civil rights and temperance movements influenced each other and view some of the humorous affirmations and counterpoints to allowing women to vote. By the end, let's see if society as we know it will collapse if the fairer sex enters a voting booth!

The Museum has an extensive suffragette/women's rights show with actual historic items on voting/occupations/rights for women over the ages.

Including a voting machine with Harding still on it, suffragette dresses, Poll station books from the 1920 election with names still in it, historic postcards, women's rights books spanning from over 100 years ago until today and many more items!

Coinciding with the Core Content Curriculum Standards for Social Studies.

All ticket sales are non-refundable and WILL CALL only to be picked up day of performance, at our box office at 1208 Surf Avenue. TICKETS WILL NOT SHIP. There are no extra service fees for online purchase. 

 

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