A Division of William Francis Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

The Suffrage Centennial Display Panel Project in the Museum LobbySuffrage 100 MA logo - Suffragist of the Month

Suffragists sculpture in the National RotundaThe year 2020 will mark the one hundredth anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution — guaranteeing the right of women to vote. The Commonwealth Museum is pleased to partner with the Women’s Suffrage Celebration Coalition of Massachusetts to commemorate events leading to this historic milestone. 

As a first step the Commonwealth Museum will feature a “Suffragist of the Month” in a lobby display and here on the website.

Suffragist of the Month

Ernestine Rose panel thumbnail imageErnestine L. Rose

The Panels

The Suffragist Legacy

Prominent Suffragists

The Road to Seneca Falls

Founding Mother: Elizabeth Cady Stanton

The Solitude of Self by Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Lucretia Mott

Abby Kelly Foster

Worcester Takes the Lead

Sarah and Angelina Grimké

Sojourner Truth

Frederick Douglass