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WE THE WOMEN

#WeTheWomen

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DOORS OPEN FOR VIP TICKETS   l   6:30
Special Events Entrance on Constitution Ave.

FAQ

EVENT CELEBRATION

Tickets will be available at the door tonight for $119.

Any amount paid in excess of $85/ticket is considered an unrestricted donation and is fully deductible as provided by law. Proceeds from We the Women will support the National Archives' Rightfully Hers Initiative and Exhibition and the digitization of women's records.

Copyright 2018 National Archives Foundation

7:00  l   DOORS OPEN FOR GENERAL ADMISSION
Special Events Entrance on Constitution Ave.

SHORTLY THEREAFTER  l   FOOD
Start with passed hors d'oeurves then
move onto bigger buffet bites.

DRINKS   l   WHEN YOU GET IN
After checking your coat, cheers to the right
to vote with our specialty cocktail.

FUN   l   NOW THAT YOU'RE SETTLED
Explore a speakeasy, make a button, and more!

SHOW OFF YOUR MOVES  l   DANCING
We'll have a live jazz band and dance lessons.

DESSERT   l   SATISFY YOUR SWEET TOOTH
Taste some sweet treats before heading home.

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HONOR A WOMAN IN YOUR LIFE

THE EXHIBITION

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the National Archives will launch a nationwide initiative and major exhibition that explores the generations-long fight for universal woman suffrage. Despite decades of marches, petitions, and public debate to enshrine a woman’s right to vote in the Constitution, the 19th Amendment – while an enormous milestone – did not grant voting rights for all. The challenges of its passage reverberate to the ongoing fight for gender equity today.

Our exciting fundraising event – We the Women – will serve as a launching point for this bold initiative and help provide financial support for the National Archives. As the steward of our nation’s memory we will tell the story of the 19th Amendment through a special exhibition in Washington, DC, free public programming, a national traveling exhibition, classroom displays (distributed to nearly 2,000 schools and libraries), educational offerings (for teachers and students, both off and on-line) and digitization of women's records.

HIGHLIGHT RECORDS

AND OUR EVENT HOST COMMITTEE

Janet Blanchard 
Mayor Muriel Bowser
A'Lelia Bundles
Suzanne Clark

Denise Ferguson

Amb. Fay Hartog-Levin

HONORARY COMMITTEE

Mrs. Melania Trump
Mrs. Laura Bush
The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton
Mrs. Barbara Bush
Mrs. Rosalynn Carter

Secretary Elaine L. Chao
United States Senator Dianne Feinstein
United States Senator Patty Murray
United States Senator Susan Collins
United States Senator Debbie Stabenow
United States Senator Maria Cantwell
United States Senator Lisa Murkowski
United States Senator Amy Klobuchar
United States Senator Claire McCaskill
United States Senator Jeanne Shaheen
United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
United States Senator Mazie K. Hirono
United States Senator Elizabeth Warren
United States Senator Deb Fischer
United States Senator Heidi Heitkamp
United States Senator Tammy Baldwin
United States Senator Joni Ernst
United States Senator Shelley Moore Capito
United States Senator Kamala D. Harris

United States Senator Tammy Duckworth
United States Senator Catherine Cortez Mastro
United States Senator Maggie Hassan
United States Senator Tina Smith
The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, CA-12
The Honorable Kay Granger, TX-12
The Honorable Cathy McMorris-Rodgers, WA-05
The Honorable Jackie Speier, CA-14
The Honorable Jaime Herrera Beutler, WA-03
The Honorable Susan Brooks, IN-05
The Honorable Lois Frankel, FL-21
The Honorable Martha McSally, AZ-02
The Honorable Madeleine Albright
The Honorable Janet L. Yellen
Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan
Ambassador Fay Hartog-Levin (Ret.)
Ambassador Melanne Verveer (Ret.)
Dr. Carla D. Hayden
Mayor Muriel Bowser

FIRST LADIES

GOVERNMENT

HISTORIANS AND JOURNALISTS

Dr. Jean Baker
A’Lelia Bundles
Dr. Sara Evans
Dr. Tiffany Gill
Dr. Ann D. Gordon
Dr. Elisabeth Griffith
Dr. Marilynn Wood Hill
Dr. Robyn Muncy
Soledad O'Brien
Cokie Roberts
Dr. Mary Ryan
Lynn Sherr
Maria Shriver
Dr. Holly Cowan Shulman
Dr. Marjorie Spruill
Dr. Susan Ware
Dr. Francille Rusan Wilson

NOTABLE LEADERS

Honey B. Alexander
Kathy Calvin
Ava DuVernay
Nancy Folger
Dr. Fruzsina M. Harsanyi
Susan N. Herman
Sharron L. Hunt
Jo Ann Jenkins
Jackie Joyner Kersee
Mary Lynn Kotz
Zina Kramer
Jacqueline Mars
Mary C. Moynihan
Lucinda Robb
Deborah R. Salzberg
Amanda Sourry
Diana K. Spencer
Dr. Kathryn Sullivan
Linda Watters

MADE POSSIBLE IN PART BY

"Delegation of officers of the National American Woman Suffrage Association..."
1917 - 1918

"We can do it!"
1942 - 1943

"Riveter at Lockheed Aircraft Corp., Burbank, CA."
1940 - 1945

SUPPORT TODAY

Melissa Newman
Soledad O'Brien
Lucinda Robb
Cokie Roberts
Deborah Ratner Salzberg
Jennifer Warren

Contact chris.mccleary@archivesfoundation.org to join the host committee!

Fruzsina Harsanyi
Marilynn Wood Hill
Kitty Kelley
Marcy Klevorn
Mary Lynn Kotz
Jodie McLean
Molly Moynihan




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THE RIGHTFULLY HERS INITIATIVE IS PRESENTED IN PART BY

The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world. I am like a snowball – the further I am rolled the more I gain.

-Susan B. Anthony

Now all we need is to continue to speak the truth fearlessly, and we shall add to our number those who will turn the scale to the side of equal and full justice in all things.

-Lucy Stone

-Carrie Chapman Catt

The vote is the emblem of your equality, women of America, 
the guarantee of your liberty.

If women want any rights more than they's got, why don't they just take them, and not be talking about it.

-Sojourner Truth

I do not believe in sex distinction in literature, law, politics, or trade - or that modesty and virtue are more becoming to women than to men, but wish we had more of it everywhere.

-Belva Ann Lockwood

IN SUPPORT OF THE RIGHTFULLY HERS INITIATIVE CELEBRATING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF  WOMEN'S RIGHT TO VOTE

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