Did you know that a special traveling exhibit from the Library of Congress has arrived in San Luis Obispo? The exhibit commemorates the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed and protected women’s constitutional right to vote.
Thanks to the San Luis Obispo County Bar Association (“SLOCBA”), the exhibit is currently on display at the San Luis Obispo County Public Library till September 18, 2021. The exhibit is free to view and open to the public.
The seven-banner free-standing exhibit features historic photos and artifacts, details the story of the battle for ratification, highlights key moments in the suffrage movement, identifies issues of gender equality that remain today, and celebrates Black, Indigenous, Latina, and Asian American suffragists.
To learn more about the exhibit click here.