This March, celebrate Women’s History Month with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Our curated collection of lesson plans, online exhibits, activities for students and more highlight the (s)heros of history while also discussing the women’s rights movement as a whole.
2020 marked the 100 year anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment which granted women the right to vote in the United States. In this virtual gallery talk, Katie Bramell (Director of Museum Experiences) and Chris Miller (Sr. Director of Education & Community Engagement) examine both the successes and challenges of the women’s suffrage movement. Bringing the conversation into the 21st century, they also touch on voting rights and the obstacles we face today.
Rachel Young was an enslaved young woman that served the Wallace family in Covington, KY in the mid-19th century. What was her life like? Dive into her story through a series of historical photographs.
Take a deeper dive into history with our staff on the Freedom Center Voices Blog.
These lesson plans introduce young learners to the Underground Railroad and the story of one of its most famous conductors, Harriet Tubman.
Designed for students grades 6-9, this material shares the story of Women’s Suffrage in the United States, specifically highlighting the contributions of African American women to the movement.