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Exhibits Commemorate 100th Anniversary of Suffrage for Oregon Women

OPB | Nov. 5, 2012 7 a.m. | Updated: Nov. 6, 2012 2:04 a.m.

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Oregon Historical Society

November 5th marks the 100th anniversary of Oregon women winning the right to vote. To celebrate the centennial, groups all over the state are hosting exhibits and events commemorating the anniversary. There will even be mock town hall debates. Check out a few options below.

And tune in tonight at 9 p.m. on OPB TV for the season premiere of Oregon Experience featuring the new documentary “The Suffragists.”

Plus listen to OPB Radio at noon and 8 p.m. for Think Out Loud‘s special broadcast on “Women and Political Power.” Join the conversation

SUFFRAGE CENTENNIAL EVENTS
For more information, visit the Century of Action website.

NOVEMBER

“Votes for Women! The Oregon Story” Exhibit

November 1 - December 1, 2012

Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty St SE, Salem

“Votes for Women! The Oregon Story” Exhibit

November 5 - December 5, 2012
Des Chutes Historical Museum, Bend

“What’s Suffrage Got to Do with It” Live Town Hall Debate
Monday, November 5 at 6 p.m.

Presented by Lane County Historical Society

UO Baker Downtown Center, 325 10th Ave., Eugene
Free event

Windows in Time Lecture Series: 
“Justice for All: Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage in Oregon”

Wednesday, November 7, 12 - 1 p.m.
Co-presented by the Southern Oregon Historical Society and Jackson County Library System

Medford Branch Library, 205 South Central Avenue, Medford
Free event

“Votes for Women! The Oregon Story” Exhibit

November 9 - November 23, 2012

Oregon City Public Library, 625 Center Street, Oregon City

“Votes for Women! The Oregon Story” Exhibit

November 10 - December 20, 2012

Umatilla Heritage Station Museum, 108 S.W. Frazer Ave., Pendleton

“What’s Suffrage Got to Do with It” Live Town Hall Debate
Tuesday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m.
Canby Public Library, 292 North Holly Street, Canby
Free event

Vision 2020 Third Annual Conference: “Collaborating for Change”

Wednesday, November 14 - Friday, November 16
The Hilton Portland

Windows in Time Lecture Series
: “Justice for All: Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage in Oregon”

Wednesday, November 14, 12 - 1 p.m.
Co-presented by the Southern Oregon Historical Society and Jackson County Library System

Ashland Branch Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Medford

Free event

“What’s Suffrage Got to Do with It” Live Town Hall Debate
Friday, November 16 at 1 p.m.
Museum of the Oregon Territory, 211 Tumwater Dr., Oregon City
Free event

DECEMBER
“Votes for Women! The Oregon Story” Exhibit
Beginning December 7, 2012

Oregon State Capitol Building, Salem, OR
Free exhibit

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