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Alaska women’s suffrage exhibit links past to present

Jul 16, 2021

The Nineteenth Amendment, ratified in 1920, gave women the right to vote across the country.

But it took years of state-by-state campaigning to get there. In 1913, Alaska joined nine other states in granting suffrage to women.

Alaska State Museums has a traveling exhibit about this history. It’s here in Petersburg at the Clausen Museum through July 24.

Katie Anastas spoke to Alaska State Museums curator Anjuli Grantham about the exhibit and how this history connects to voting access today.