From Corsets to Suffrage: Victorian Women Trailblazers

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    Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

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    Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will present an exhibition to mark the centennial of the 19th Amendment (1919-20), which guaranteed women the right to vote. The exhibition will use objects, manuscripts, images, text, and costumes to illustrate the activities and contributions of Norwalk suffragists — including two directly associated with the Mansion — placing the local story in the state and national context and exploring the lasting significance of the suffrage movement.

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