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Dr. Ida E. Jones, a MWHC board member, reveals the story of the remarkable civic leader Victorine Q. Adams and her crusade for equity for all people in Baltimore.

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  • Monye Kennedy
  • Vanessa Branch-Nance

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In 1946 Victorine Adams organized the Colored Women’s Democratic Campaign – motto “If democracy is worth fighting for its worth voting for.” They sought to: welcome all women, register all, and enlighten all, interest more women in politics, stimulate and educate the public in the value of the ballot, register more voters, get out the vote at election time and take part in the civic, political and social progress of the city. To learn more join the Maryland Women's Heritage Center for a discussion with the Dr. Jones about the life and legacy of Mrs. Victorine Quill Adams

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