Union Museum of History and Art is proud to announce it will host a traveling exhibit from Southeastern Louisiana University celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting women the right to vote.
“Determined to Rise: The Woman’s Suffrage Movement in Louisiana” will run from August -14 in the Union Museum, 211 N. Main St., Farmerville. It will feature colorful banners describing the events leading up to the passage of the voting rights amendment, a suffrage costume, and video. In addition, La. Tech University will loan several 1920s-era garments to enhance the exhibit. Special exhibit hours will be 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.
The exhibit was developed by Southeastern Louisiana University with grant support from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities Rebirth grant program. For more information, visit www.unionmuseumofhistoryandart.org.