The movement for women's rights

March 3, 1913 in Washington, DC held a march of five thousand suffragists from the requirement to give women the right to vote. Women's rights movement was gaining strength. In the end, President Woodrow Wilson urged Congress to pass a piece of legislation after the ratification in 1920 became the Nineteenth Amendment to the US Constitution, which prohibits discrimination in the election by gender. An activist for equality of women, Alice Paul, 1913. Paul was born in New Jersey, received a master's degree and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, and then went to England, where he became friends with members of the movement for women's suffrage. Upon returning to the United States, she joined the American Association for the national women's suffrage. Soon it organized a massive parade in Washington

Suffragettes handing out flyers about the upcoming parade

Advertising poster parade for women's suffrage

Parade participants come to Washington in 1913

Inez Milholland (born August 6, 1886 in Brooklyn, died November 25, 1916 in Los Angeles at age 30 from pernicious anemia) - an activist of the suffragette movement (for equal voting rights for women), speaking for the termination of World War I, a lawyer.
Dressed in a white cloak on a white horse, Inez headed Sufrazhistov Parade, which was held on March 3, 1913 in Washington, DC, the day before inauguratsii the Woodrow Wilson. It is known that the last words of her speech in a public speech in September 1916 in Los Angeles were: "Mr. President, how long must women wait for liberty?»

Lawyer Ines Mihollend Boyshevayn preparing to take part in the parade for women's suffrage.

The parade of suffragettes, Inez Milholland, March 3, 1913

Ms. Suffern with a homemade poster on parade March 3 1913

Josephine Beyderhass and Ines Mihollend Boyshevayn on parade suffragettes

Elizabeth Freeman of the Association for women's suffrage in the state of New York is preparing to join the parade in Washington, March 3, 1913

March 3rd, 1913 Participants of the parade (from left to right): Russell McLennan, Althea Taft, Lew Bridges, Richard Kok Burleson Hill and Albert F. Ragsdale.

Actress Margaret Howe Vale participates in the parade in Washington in March 1913

Mrs. John Boldt, Mrs. Mae Morgan, Miss and Miss Doc Kraft, who participated in the march from New York to Washington and parade for women's suffrage

Participants in the parade, March 3, 1913

German actress Hedwig Reicher in a suit «Columbia» involved in theatrical performances, organized by the Association for women's voting rights in front of the Treasury in Washington, DC on March 3, 1913.

Theatrical performances, organized by the Association for women's suffrage near the building of the Treasury, March 3rd, 1913

Mrs. ER Smith stands before a small crowd on a platform at Union Square, in the so-called "School for the suffragettes»

Ms. Mary Beard, wife of Professor Charles Byrd from Columbia University and a member of the Executive Committee of the Congress of the Union for women's equality advocates at the meeting in the open air March 3, 1913 with an appeal to Congress to adopt the amendment on women's suffrage.

Mrs. John Rogers, the daughter of former Minister of War and a member of the Advisory Board of the Union Kongressionnogo for women's suffrage, speaking during a meeting in the open air in front of the old Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington in March 1913

Girls from college at the parade on March 3

The American Nurses on parade suffragettes. March 3rd, 1913

Women representatives of women's clubs in Oregon and Wisconsin in the parade suffragettes

Foreign suffragette parade on March 3, 1913

Suffragettes led the parade marching down Pennsylvania Avenue. March 3, 1913

Suffragettes riding on a bus in New York on the sidelines of the parade for women's suffrage. March 3rd, 1913

Parade in Washington. Booths are set on the occasion of the inauguration of President Woodrow Wilson, scheduled for the following day. March 3, 1913.

Detail of the parade. On the sign says "House" and "Homework", which describes the situation of women in those years

Crowds of spectators during the parade on Pennsylvania Avenue, March 3, 1913

Packed to onlookers Pennsylvania Avenue during the parade, March 3, 1913

The crowd surrounded the demonstrators, blocking their path during the parade of March 3, 1913

The crowd prevents the parade on 9th Street in Washington, DC, March 3, 1913

Crowds surrounded the ambulance. Dozens of demonstrators were injured in the day during the march, March 3, 1913

Press parade suffragettes



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