Women’s Suffrage 100th Anniversary Honored at NGS

January 24th, 2020 by Valerie Elkins

Honoring 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

Woman’s suffrage parade, Wash., D.C. Mar., 1913 LCCN2002736824.jpg; photo courtesy of Wikimedia Common License

The National Genealogical Society (NGS) 2020 Family History Conference to be held May 20-23 in Salt Lake City, is excited to offer a new track, dedicated solely to women. The NGS Friday night banquet will pay a special tribute entitled, Echos of the Women Who Have Gone Before, with a presentation by Steffani Raff, an award-winning storyteller, who takes us on a journey through the history of Women’s Suffrage. Be sure to register early for the banquet as you will not want to miss this event.

Steffani Raff, storyteller







“When the 19th amendment passed the fight for women’s suffrage wasn’t over. Not all American women were allowed to vote. Knowing who could and could not vote is important as we search for voting records.”                   Gena Philibert-Ortega

NGS Conference new Women’s track:

  • Celebrating the Vote: 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage by Gena Philibert-Ortega
  • Finding American Women’s Voices through the Centuries: Letters, Diaries, Journals, Newspapers, and Court Records by Jane E. Wilcox
  • Nineteenth Century Women Settlers Confront the Far West by Janice Lovelace, PhD

Come and learn, celebrate and honor the women in your life at NGS 2020 Family History Conference!