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SISTERS OF CHANGE

Unsung Sheroes for Racial Justice Whose Names You Ought to Know

Click on the display or use this link to explore this interactive audio-visual exhibit on under-recognized sheroes of the Civil Rights movement. 

Click on the ">" symbol to navigate between pages. 

Use this link to share the exhibit: https://indd.adobe.com/view/f2598457-f139-4ce8-8413-3ab34da1fd19

Designed by Cindy Kjellander-Cantu, content by the Dorothy Cotton Institute. © 2021 The History Center in Tompkins County 

Created in collaboration with the Dorothy Cotton Institute and The History Center in Tompkins County, based on a physical exhibit display at the Tompkins Center for History & Culture from January 2020-June 2021. 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND LEARNING MATERIALS ON VOTING RIGHTS AND LOCAL SISTERS OF CHANGE

  • Our Voice Our Vote is a collection of biographies of voting vanguards who fought for the right to vote in America written by Tompkins County third graders in 2020. Click on the image to the right for a 2-page excerpt on Dr. Dorothy Cotton. The full book can be purchased from Buffalo Street Books here.

Physical Address

Located inside the Tompkins Center for History & Culture

110 North Tioga Street

(On the Ithaca Commons) 

Ithaca NY, 14850 USA

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Hours

Exhibit Hall Wednesday-Saturday 10am-5pm - CLOSED Sun-Tues

Cornell Local History Research Library & Archives - By appointment only. Please contact archives@thehistorycenter.net

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Phone: 607-273-8284

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