The 2020 Calendar includes LWVMO events as well as local LWV Centennial Celebration events around the state. The location is provided and contact information, if available.
Sept. 2019-August 2020: “She Got the Vote!”
Boone County History & Culture Center, 3801 Ponderosa Street. This exhibit about the suffragists includes a historical look at LWV of Columbia-Boone County. For details on location and hours, go to: boonehistory.org.
June 2: New date for municipal elections in Missouri. Deadline to request an absentee ballot is May 20.
TO BE RESCHEDULED: Former LWVUS President Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins will share information on the Colored League that was very active in St. Louis in the 1920s. She will also sign copies of her book, The Untold Story of Women of Color in the League of Women Voters. Before the public presentation, members of the Metro League’s Hundredth Anniversary Hundred Dollar Club can attend a special reception and tour the museum’s Beyond the Ballot exhibit on women’s suffrage.
Aug. 18: Centennial of women’s suffrage victory when Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th Amendment.
August 26: Women’s Suffrage Day, marking the day in 1919 that Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby certified the 19th Amendment.
Aug. 29: LWVMO Conference (rescheduled from May 30)