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Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote
May 10, 2019 to January 3, 2021
Celebrate the 19th Amendment’s centennial and discover the diverse struggle for women's voting rights throughout American history. Opening May 10, 2019.

Museum visitors explore the interactive touch screen table in the Records of Rights Exhibit

Records of Rights
Permanent Exhibit
Explore how generations of Americans sought to fulfill the promise of the founding documents.

Public Vaults exhibit

Public Vaults
Permanent Exhibit
Discover some of the treasures found in the stacks and vaults of the National Archives.

Mother’s Day; May 12 1918 Cartoonist Clifford Berryman captures the spirit of Mother's Day. Here, amidst the chaos of battle, a soldier writes a letter to his mother, her image clearly in his mind.

Featured Document Display: Write to Mom. That’s an order!
April 17, 2019 to May 22, 2019
Celebrate Mother's Day with this World War I-era telegram ordering all soldiers to write home for the holiday.