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Suffragists parade down Fifth Avenue, 1917.
Advocates march in October 1917, displaying placards containing the signatures of more than one million New York women demanding the vote.
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06Aug 17

Seneca Falls celebrates Convention Days 2017

From July 14 to 16, 2017, people gathered in Seneca Falls, New York, to celebrate Convention Days. This weekend marked the 100th anniversary of when women were granted the right to vote in New York State. The celebration was held in Seneca Falls, the same location where the very first…

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Susan B. Anthony’s Petition to Congress

Video: The Raye Montague Story

Source: DVIDS

Program Director of Ships Raye Montague tells the story of how she became an engineer for the US Navy.

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Women’s Rights Park Tweets

  • WomensRightsNPS

    What the ratification of the 19th Amendment look like? This StoryMap walks you through state by state ratification.… https://t.co/Fk123l5D0l

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  • WomensRightsNPS

    RT @amhistorymuseum: While the 19th Amendment stated the right of citizens to vote shall not be denied on account of sex, many American wom…

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    RT @NEHgov: When the #19thAmendment passed in the senate #OTD 100 years ago, “applause burst from the galleries & from the floor of the sen…

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  • WomensRightsNPS

    RT @USNatArchives: Women fought long and hard for the franchise—the right to vote—for many reasons. Suffragists argued that the inability t…

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Women’s Rights Around the World: Interactive Map

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