Living History: Voter Suppression and Voter Registration

Living History Days at N-YHS
Living History: Voter Suppression and Voter Registration
Saturday, January 18 | 1–5 pm

Free with Museum Admission

Join Historical Interpreters to learn about the fight against voter suppression in the early 19th century and discover how early civil rights activists like T. Thomas Fortune and Ida B. Wells fought against voter intimidation and discrimination. Also, if you're 18 or older: Stop by our table to register to vote! All ages

Image: https://www.nyhistory.org/exhibit/ballot-box
Credit: Ballot Box (1857), Samuel C. Jollie, New-York Historical Society gift of George H. Dean

 

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