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Pittsburgh 1914: Parade - note group marching behind flag In many US cities Black suffragists weren’t allowed in public Suffrage events, or organizers put them march at the very end of the parade. I don’t know why it was different in Pittsburgh, but it was.
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Melinda Beck Jul 18
Birthday! HELEN MAR JACKSON GOUGAR (Michigan) July 18, 1843 - June 6, 1907, married lawyer, campaigned for suffrage and prohibition in Indiana in 1800s, lectured nationally, revitalized Kansas suffrage movement, admitted to bar, edited Our Herald reform weekly...
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Voting Counts 🗳️ Jul 22
👇 This is just one of the bizarre claims used by anti-suffragists in the 1900s to convince the public that women should not be given the right to vote. 🤦‍♀️🗳
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GF G'wich Suffrage 17h
(who happens to be on our committee) just published an article in about Sunflower Brigade at Huelette's Landing. Get your copy! We're planning as part of festivities in August 2020!
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Melinda Beck Jul 16
Birthday! IDA B. WELLS-BARNETT (July 16, 1862 – 1931): Wells-Barnett was a journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, and Civil Rights leader. She was a militant journalist who wrote for several Black newspapers. She graduated from Oberlin College. Originally from...
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Iowa Sec. of State 16h
Lucretia Mott was one of the pioneers of the women's rights & movements. She dedicated her life to speaking out against racial & gender injustice. Learn more at our Women's Suffrage Centennial art exhibit at the State Capitol. Painting by .
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WV Federation of Democratic Women Jul 19
On this day, the Seneca Falls Convention begins. At that conference, activist and leader Elizabeth Cady Stanton drafted “The Declaration of Sentiments”, which called for women’s and . (photo) - National Constitution Center
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Mandate Schools, Lag Jul 15
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TPSM 22h
Suffragist Spotlight: Rose Pastor Stokes devoted herself to lecturing on social issues. A writer, she contributed regularly for the Yiddish Daily News and produced two plays.
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Serene Bennett Williams 8h
Our educator forum is growing! Join our new facebook group for K12 educators interested in teaching history in California: A great place to learn about suffragists such as Vada Somerville, Tye Leung Schulze & Phoebe Hearst
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Perfectdomain.com Jul 21
The new domain name suffrage .org has been listed for sale at , buy it before its gone! click here:
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Revitalizing America Jul 17
Amendment 19 Women’s suffrage or the right to vote is engraved in the U.S. Constitution. Gender shall not affect, in any way whatsoever, a citizen’s right to vote.
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Rutgers Press 20h
Out Now! Treacherous Texts: An Anthology of U.S. Suffrage Literature, 1846-1946 edited by Mary Chapman and Angela Mills Get it here:
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Margaret Magarey Jul 21
Replying to @ElainaPickles
Thank you Elaina , They’re part of a self published picture book on how women in SA achieved the vote in 1894, second in the world. Available to buy. 😊
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Associates of Boston Public Library Jul 19
On this date in 1848, the first women’s rights convention began. Elizabeth Cady Stanton organized the event, which was a launching pad for the Women’s Movement. This photo of Stanton, from 's Carte de Visite Collection, dates to between 1859-1870.
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Sara Fujimura Jul 16
Replying to @SaraFujimura
BTW, here is part of the Occoquan prison record & what the prisoners were charged with. Lucy Burns isn't on this page but you'll see two women who were charged with "unlawful assembly."
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Serene Bennett Williams 11h
A new facebook group has been created for California educators interested in teaching about the women's mov't for the 2020 centennial of the 19th amendment. Join us here: , , , ,
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Sarah Craven-Edwards Jul 21
The year was 1920, while women in America were fighting for voting rights etc & African Americans fought segregation etc, white men were banding together to make every day casual Friday 👨🏻‍💼🧙🏼‍♀️.
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Nasimi Aghayev 🇦🇿 Jul 21
100 years ago today became one of the world’s very first nations to grant full (right to vote and stand for election) to . In terms of voting age limit (20 years) too beat majority of the advanced Western democracies.
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MRS SHAW HERSELF Jul 20
One should mention the addition of a wife like Charlotte Payne-Townshend completed Shaw's package... Though of course she was so much more than just MRS SHAW . Find out more venue 138 Aug 8-11th 4pm
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