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Seeing Suffrage: The Washington Suffrage Parade of 1913, Its Pictures, and Its Effect on the American Political Landscape

June 27, 2013 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: books, Home.

The book chronicles the Washington suffrage parade of 1913, which took place on March 3, the day before Woodrow Wilson was inaugurated as president of the United States. On that Monday afternoon, more than 5,000 suffragists (mostly women but also a few men) marched up Pennsylvania Avenue from the U.S. Capitol Building to the U.S. Treasury Building in a dazzling and colorful display of their support for a Constitutional amendment that would allow women to vote.

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