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Our 100th Anniversaries

Histories of the State and Local Leagues in NYS

In celebration of the state League’s 100th anniversary, the LWV of NYS has published two books: one commemorating the state League’s 100 years and one of histories from many of our local Leagues. You can purchase your copies now on the LWVNYS website:lwvny.org.

  • A Force to Reckon With: A Centennial History of the League of Women Voters of New York
  • Forces to Reckon With: A Collection of Histories of the Local Leagues in New York

Celebrating Our 100th Anniversaries

LWVNYS will be 100 years old on November 19, 2019. LWVUS will be 100 years old on February 14, 2020.

The 19th Amendment giving women the vote was officially added to the U.S. Constitution on August 26, 1920. We have a lot to celebrate! And, there is a lot more to do to reach the goals of the suffragists and really make democracy work for everyone.

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