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June

  • Bicycles and Women's Rights

    June 24, 2019

    When the bicycle became popular in the 1890s, a quarter century before women could vote, it opened up new possibilities for women. Women now had more freedom in how they dressed, changing from the restrictive, modest fashion of the Victorian age into outfits that (gasp) exposed their ankles and bloomers. More important, bicycles gave women a new means of transportation independence.

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  • Why Some Are Celebrating the 19th Amendment's 100th Anniversary This Month

    June 7, 2019

    Do you know when your home state voted in favor of women's right to vote? Check out this list of each state's ratification since June 1919.

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