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Commemoration of the 1919 Arrest and Jailing of Boston Suffragists

Presented by Women's Suffrage Celebration Coalition of Massachusetts at Massachusetts Statehouse, Boston MA

Feb 28 2019
Commemoration of the 1919 Arrest and Jailing of Boston Suffragists

The WSCC will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1919 arrest and jailing of women suffragists in Boston with a staged reading, in period costume, of an original play, “I Want to Go to Jail.”

The Women’s Suffrage Celebration Coalition of Massachusetts, the Boston Women’s Heritage Trail, the Brandeis Women’s Studies Research Center, and We Did It for You! Women's Journey Through History will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the arrest and jailing of more than twenty Massachusetts suffragists with a staged reading, in period costume, of an original, provocative play, I Want to Go to Jail. The play tells the story of the suffragists who were arrested and jailed in

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Free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Registration is recommended: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/i-want-to-go-to-jail-1919-boston-suffragist-protest-tickets-55430569325.

Contact: 617-209-9835

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Massachusetts Statehouse

Beacon and Park Streets, Boston, MA

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