1. The Battle for the Ballot: The Centennial of Women’s Suffrage in New York on Governors Island
At “The Battle for the Ballot”, a display on The Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions from the Seneca Falls Convention.
The Battle for the Ballot is a teen-curated satellite exhibition of the New-York Historical Society at Nolan’s Park House 18 on Governors Island. The exhibition stretches from the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention to the Women’s March on Washington and features interactive elements such as a soap box photo-op, children’s coloring table, and a chalk board asking “What is feminism to you?”. Learn about the most influential women in American history, from Sojourner Truth and Susan B. Anthony to Margaret Sanger, as well as which female history-maker the teen curators would follow on Twitter. The exhibition runs every Saturday and Sunday through October 1.
“What is feminism to you?” chalkboard prompt at “Battle for the Ballot” on Governors Island.