Yesterday afternoon about 3:00, Emma Ivins noticed that nowhere among all the exhibitions at the Palace was there a booth devoted to woman suffrage—so she decided to remedy that obvious oversight.
“I’m going to vote for this, because the majority of my constituents want it. But I want to serve notice right here that if these women keep pestering me around the Capitol, it’ll be the last time I’ll vote for the resolution.”
Would enfranchised women take offices away from men? Only if the women candidates were more competent.
The Brandywine River Museum’s “Votes for Women: A Visual History” exhibit provides museum guests with an opportunity to reflect on the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment.
3,500 people greeted suffragists who had formerly been imprisoned for peacefully picketing along the White House fence.
“19: The Musical” is a two-hour musical that chronicles women’s struggle to gain the right to vote—which was finally won a century ago with the 19th amendment to the U.S. constitution. Modeled after Hamilton, “19” brings to life a story that few Americans know or understand.
Alice Paul, the head of the National American Woman Suffrage Association’s Congressional Committee, testifies in front of a Senate subcommittee about where responsibility should lie for the near-riot conditions on March third.
February 12, 1913: “On to Washington!” “Votes for Women!” Those were the enthusiastic cheers of Rosalie Jones and her hardy group of suffrage hikers as they left this morning on a trek that will make their hike from New York City to Albany two months ago seem like a brief stroll in the park.