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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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