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VMHC and VPM Honor Suffrage Centennial with New Doc and Panel Talk

Virginia Museum of History & Culture partners with VPM to honor the centennial of the 19th Amendment with panel yalk and new documentary.

 The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) is partnering with VPM to celebrate the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment guaranteeing women’s right to vote this month. These Things Can Be Done, a documentary produced by Boedeker Films and with support from the Commonwealth of Virginia Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemoration in partnership with the VMHC, explores the often-overlooked narrative of women’s suffrage in Virginia will premier this Thursday, August 13 on VPM.

To learn more about the film and see the trailer please visit

On Friday, August 14, the VMHC will host a live panel discussion with the historians featured in the film. They will share their insights on this pivotal movement Virginia’s history, and will also take questions from participants live during this virtual discussion. Speakers on the program will be Barbara Batson from the Library of Virginia, Ajena Rogers from the Maggie Walker National Historic Site, Dr. Karen Sherry from the VMHC, Dr. Sandra Treadway from the Library of Virginia and Christina Vida from the Valentine.

To participate online for free, participants can join the livestream at noon on Friday on the VMHC Facebook page or YouTube Channel.

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