The Rochester Public Library brings “Suffrage and the Flower City” online with Google Arts & Culture’s American Democracy collection
Over 50 artifacts from the Rochester Public Library can now be viewed online
by people around the world thanks to a new partnership with Google Arts &
partnership is part of the Google Arts & Culture’s American Democracy collection, which brings together over 60
exhibits and 2500+ artifacts from 44 institutions dedicated to the preservation
of U.S. political history and the practice of American democracy. The exhibition is open for all at g.co/AmericanDemocracy
and through the Google Arts & Culture mobile app for iOS and Android.
In just a few
clicks, users will be able to see Susan B. Anthony’s
press pass from the Centennial Exposition of 1876, suffrage campaign buttons,
pro- and anti-suffrage political pamphlets, and many other treasures from the
collections of the Rochester Public Library, the Office of the City Historian,
and the City of Rochester. Discover this exhibit here.