100th Anniversary Celebrations

100th Anniversary Celebrations

League of Women Voters across the nation celebrate the passage & ratification of the 19th Amendment & the beginnings of the LWV...


Although many events have had to be cancelled due to the pandemic, we have listed some that Coos County celebrated prior to the Stay-at-Home orders and also links to events and resources that continue to be available. 


      • Iron Jawed Angel - a movie presented to the Community at the Coos Bay Public Library on Thursday, October 17th at 7:30 pm.

      • Suffragette - a movie presented to the Community at the Egyptian Theater in Coos Bay on Saturday, February 15th at 7 pm  with free admission.

      • Journey to Equalitea - afternoon tea presented jointly with the Coos History Museum.  Come celebrate 100 years of Women's Suffrage.  Experience our history through song as Cece Otto teaches us about the iconic women who fought for our most fundamental political rights!  Tickets available at the museum. 

CANCELLED - due to Stay-at-Home Orders from Gov. Brown!     

May be rescheduled in August or September, if possible.


 Other Celebrations & Resources...

  • League of Women Voters of Oregon - 100 Years Strong

  • US League of Women Voters - timeline to celebrate the first 100 years of League history.

  • Best Kept Secret:  Suffrage in the 20th Century

  • Tennessee's Vote makes the 19th Amendment a reality - Why?

  • LWV Cupertino - Sunnyvale's Special Presentation - 100 Years of Empowering Voters

    • with special thanks to The Cupertino-Sunnyvale League for putting this together with Gail Nishimura of the SW Santa Clara Valley LWV  for allowing them to use their exhibit's graphics & words, and LWVCS members Marilyn Sherry (online formatting and hypertexting) & Kathi Turner (narrator).
  • League of Women Voters of Portland celebrates the past & now with The LWV Way.

  • League of Women Voters of Klamath County celebrate "Creating a More Perfect Democracy."

  • Resources List PDF iconBooks & Films

  • Nevertheless They Persisted:  The Woman Suffrage Movement & the Struggle for Voting Rights

    • LWV Umpqua Valley & the Roseburg Public Library recorded an earlier event that is available to view on the Facebook page until October 1.


Moving forward into the next 100 years...

Join the Corvallis League of Women Voters & Virginia Kase as they hold a special event to kick-start a year of advocacy and education!