Welcome to the virtual home for The 19th Amendment: A History of Women’s Rights at JMU exhibit! With this site you are invited to explore the exhibit through its interactive digital footprint in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s ratification.

     The physical exhibit is free and open to the public during all library hours in the historic west wing of Carrier Library now through Spring 2020.

     The exhibit, featuring artifacts, images and ephemera, is the sixth Dressing for Education exhibit collaboration between JMU Libraries’ Special Collections and the School of Theatre & Dance’s Historic Clothing Collection. Come experience campus fashion and civic engagement from the past century!

Historic Clothing courtesy of JMU School of Theatre & Dance

Documents, images, and ephemera courtesy of JMU Libraries’ Special and Digital Collections

Research, Design, & Installation: Pamela Schuelke Johnson ‘90M and Julia Merkel ‘92M with Madison Whitesell ’17, Ashley Roth ’17, Fiona Wirth ‘18, Matthew Perkins ’18, and Renessa Rabenda ’21

With thanks to our many colleagues and friends whose contributions are too numerous to mention

Dressing for Education exhibits are based on: Dressing for Education the First Fifty Years: Highlights of the JMU Historic Clothing Collection 1908-1959 A Margaret Burruss Historical Research Grant-funded Project Written by Professor Pamela Schuelke Johnson with Sabrina Claire Chapman ‘05

Address: MSC 1704 James Madison University 880 Madison Drive Harrisonburg, VA 22807

Location: Carrier Library Second Floor Room 203

Contact: Website: http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special Telephone: (540) 568-3612 Email: library-special@jmu.edu