Voices for Suffrage: Rochester company launches new app

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Rochester is proud of its role in women’s rights. This month, it has extra reason to celebrate.

Second Avenue Learning is a local company that focuses on education and digital media. Now, it’s about to bring to market one of the only products of its kind: A computer app on the history of women’s suffrage.

From the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 to passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920, the app is a virtual encyclopedia of the hard fought, 72-year fight for the vote. It includes interactive games and allows users to explore women’s suffrage state by state. The Library of Congress liked the idea for the app so much, it have Second Avenue Learning the funding to build it and full access to its archives.

Voices for Suffrage will launch in November, just in time for the centennial celebration of women’s right to vote.

For more information about this product and Second Avenue Learning, click here.

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