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Women's Suffrage (HHH Exhibit): Maryland suffrage movement

Subject guide as a companion to the exhibit at the Hays-Heighe House in February to mark the occasion of the 100 year anniversary of the nineteenth amendment.

Maryland Historical Trust: Maryland Women's Fight for the Vote

Baltimore 1915

The Progressive Women's Suffrage Club (also known as the Colored Women's Suffrage Club) formed in West Baltimore in 1915. African American women were typically excluded from the larger predominately white movement; however these women were working for women's suffrage as well as on other issues related to housing, race, etc.

February 17, 1920

Maryland voted against ratification of the nineteenth amendment.