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FFwd to 1913: Post-Triangle Shirtwaist fire, safety laws finally pass. 1 bans women from night shifts➡️female printers, proofers @nytimes & other a.m. papers are axed. The NY Typographical Union won't help get their jobs back, so 3 women organize…

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North Dakota is #StateoftheWeek! I took the quiz 👇and learned that ND was the 1st to elect a woman to statewide office. 👏 Find out more about women’s suffrage history in North Dakota! Test your knowledge with this state quiz!…

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16 women really did walk to Washington to participate in the original Women’s March, on the occasion of Woodrow Wilson’s 1913 inauguration. “General” Rosalie Jones led the contingent, which left New York City in February. She’s at far left w/the…

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We used to inaugurate the U.S. president in March, not January. 107 years ago today, thousands of women massed on Washington to protest the presidential inauguration and demand equal rights. These women 👇hiked from NYC. Thread. Alice Paul & Lucy…

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Inez Milholland graduated from @Vassar in 1909. She applied to law school, but @Harvard_Law @ColumbiaLaw @UniofOxford @Cambridge_Uni refused her. She was accepted @nyulaw, which began admitting women in 1890. (By the time the others admitted women,…

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As 1913 began, planning was underway for a massive suffrage march and pageant to take place in Washington, DC on March 3, the day before #WoodrowWilson’s inauguration. Black women wrote the organizers to ask if they were welcome. If you have to ask .…

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Black women at the Inaugural March, part IIIIda B Wells is the hero of our story. At the 1913 suffrage march she was 50 years old, mother of 4, an established community leader in Chicago. But since white women are looking for anti-racist models,…

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The 1913 Woman Suffrage Procession really was the original Women’s March. It called women from around the country to Washington, DC for Inauguration Day. They were there to send a message to the newly elected President, who won his office with a…

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Had the 1913 march gone flawlessly it would have been less of a success. Alice Paul immediately realized that the violent disruption and police indifference were a gift. On Inauguration Day, suffrage dominated the headlines. 🧵 “WILSON TAKES OFFICE…

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The fight for a federal amendment was so painfully slow that everything after the 1913 Inauguration march looks like a sprint to the finish line. It was a turning point, for sure. But it reminds me of what folks would say to me when they learned I…

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