Family Programs

Special Family Event
Camp History @ Home: Women March
Monday, August 3rd, 2020 | 1:00 pm

Show us what a feminist looks like! Download and use this activity packet to explore New-York Historical’s exhibit Women March and be inspired by Vashti Harrison’s celebrated book Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History. While you complete this activity packet you will:

  • Explore the power of collective action both before and after the historic 1920 ratification of the 19th Amendment, which granted some women the right to vote
  • ​Discover the stories of powerful Black women who shaped American history
  • Research and learn about Black women in history to create entries of your own to “add” to Vashti Harrison’s celebrated book Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History
  • Receive additional hands-on and research-based project prompts which can be completed on your own or get the whole family involved!

Download the Activity Packet

—Please note that once you click "Download" you will choose what you wish to pay ($0, $10, or $20) and be directed through a two-step registration process.
—On the second screen of the two-step registration process, please answer the question "How do you want us to deliver the tickets?" by selecting "Will call."  
—After completing the registration form and payment, you'll receive the Camp History @ Home Activity Packet via a link in your confirmation email. If you do not receive the email or have trouble accessing the link, please email us at

Recommended for ages 8-12 (siblings and household adults welcome!)

Family Participation: Please note that Camp History @ Home has been designed so it can be a family experience. Siblings and household adults are heartily encouraged to participate. 

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Sponsored by a Humanities New York Action Grant with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this exhibition do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.





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