Kickoff Event to Celebrate the Passage of the 19th Amendment

Join the League of Women Voters and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority at the West Huntington Library, (901 14th St W, Huntington, WV 25704) as they kick off plans for the celebration of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote. Refreshments will be served.

The groups say, “We hope to create plans and enthusiasm for celebrating the Centennial of the 9th amendment’s confirmation on August 26, 1920. We all will share statewide, community, and Marshall U’s plans for celebrations, and we will generating ideas for other events throughout the year. We will provide a short background on the 1920 events.”

Please send names of persons who should be contacted about the event to Helen Gibbins at