Exhibition: Any Great Change: The Centennial of the 19th Amendment
A new exhibition installed on the second floor of the Atlanta History Center’s Swan House explores the decades-long struggle for women’s suffrage as well as the key groups, their strategies, and their leaders, including Emily C. MacDougald and her daughter, Emily Inman, owner of Swan House. MacDougald was president of the Equal Suffrage Party of Georgia, and Inman participated in Atlanta suffrage parades.
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