History Revealed: Suffrage in Minnesota

History Revealed: Suffrage in Minnesota
Kate Roberts

History Revealed: Women’s Suffrage in Minnesota
Kate Roberts

History Revealed Series
Program Date: October 22, 2020
YouTube Video

In partnership with the Roseville Library

The passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920 expanded voting rights for women and opened up an entire new century of civic engagement. Women’s Suffrage in Minnesota changed how our voting rights, and formed the basis for how voting rights continue to expand – and be challenged – today.

Kate Roberts, Senior Exhibit Designer at the Minnesota Historical Society, share some of the history of suffrage and suffragists in Minnesota, including how the unique history related to the “Votes for Women” movement was founded here in our State.