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York College to celebrate 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment with March 19 panel discussion

February 19, 2020
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York College will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment by hosting a panel of historians and local political leaders for a March 19 discussion of the ramifications of women's political activism and the long fight for suffrage. The event, "Beyond the Vote: The Limits of the 19th Amendment in American Women's Political History," will begin at 6:30 p.m. in DeMeester Recital Hall, Wolf Hall, and is open to the public free of charge.

Panel participants include Rosemarie Zagarri, George Mason University; Lori Ginzberg, Penn State University; Elsa Barkley Brown, University of Maryland; and C. Kim Bracey, former Mayor of York.

Sponsors are the Department of History and Political Science, The Arthur J. Glatfelter Institute of Public Policy, and the York College Center for Community Engagement.