The Rightfully Hers Fund focuses on the impactful narrative of American women, as found in the records of the National Archives.

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Telling the stories of women often forgotten by traditional history books is at the heart of what we do at the National Archives Foundation, but we need your help to continue this critical work. Contributions to the new Rightfully Hers Fund will provide ongoing financial support for research, public programs, exhibitions, and educational materials focused on American women’s stories.

Donate today and double your impact -- if you donate by May 31, 2021, your gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar by one of our generous members.

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote commemorates the 19th Amendment and fight for universal suffrage. The exhibit dives into untold stories of the suffragists who fought for equal voting rights. Discover unique virtual programs, the traveling exhibit and more.

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DocsTeach

This online resources allows you to find primary sources and document-based teaching activities related to women's rights and changing roles in American history. Many of the documents found here are featured in the Rightfully Hers exhibit

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Video Series

As part of the larger initiative to commemorate the 19th Amendment, the National Archives Foundation released this impactful video series that illustrates the sacrifices women have made for equality throughout history and the continued importance of civic participation.

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The Rightfully Hers Fund will help further the efforts of Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote—the featured exhibit at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. and nationwide initiative—and shed light on the stories of influential women from the suffrage movement. 

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote is made possible in part by the National Archives Foundation through the generous support of 

Unilever, Pivotal Ventures, Carl M. Freeman Foundation in honor of Virginia Allen Freeman, AARP, AT&T, Ford Motor Company Fund, Facebook, Barbara Lee Family Foundation Fund at the Boston Foundation, Google, HISTORY ®, and Jacqueline B. Mars. Additional support for National Outreach and Programs provided by Denise Gwyn Ferguson, Maggie and Robert Boroujerdi, BMO Financial Group, The Hearst Foundations, Maris S. Cuneo Foundation, FedEx, Bernstein Family Foundation, and The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation/Ambassador Fay-Hartog Levin (Ret.).

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

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DONATION MATCH

A generous member of the National Archives Foundation has offered to match, dollar-for-dollar, the first $20,000 donated to the Fund. Contribute today and your impact is doubled!

100 Years Later: Women in Charge of the Ballot Box

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Ida B. Wells Program & Discussion

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The Suffragist Playbook: Your Guide to Changing the World

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