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Who are the Suffragist Heroines of Jamaica Plain?

August 26 is the 100th anniversary of the official certification of the ratification of the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which banned states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens on the basis of sex.

Jamaica Plain was an important place in the suffrage movement, where many women’s-rights agitators made their home.