Home-Front

We are in the 100th and 75th anniversaries of World Wars I and II. In addition to the military exhibit pieces, we have included artifacts from the Home-Front. My apologies to historians for the glossing over segments to focus on the stories behind the artifacts pictured..For women it's an interesting story... At the close of World War I in November of 1918, America, like her allies, had lost two generations of young men. What did this mean for the women? Spinsterhood! As the nation worked toward healing and celebrated the end of the war, women, young and older, continued to fight for the right to vote. Finally, on August 18, 1920, the Women's Suffrage Act was passed and the right to vot

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