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  • Tags: National Woman's Party

Jeanette-Rankin-without-CCC.jpg
Photoshop was invented in 1987 - but this photo of Jeannette Rankin was edited a long time before that. Read on . . . On the morning Rankin was sworn in as the first Congresswoman ever, the dueling white women’s suffrage groups both celebrated.…

Olympia_Brown.jpg
Meet a suffragist who began her career canvassing Kansas in 1867 -- and ended it in 1918 burning Woodrow Wilson’s speeches by the White House. In today’s episode of Suffrage Powerhouses We’ve Hardly Heard Of . . . Rev. Olympia Brown worked with Susan…

Daveed Diggs as Lafayette.jpg
No one symbolizes Franco-American friendship and loyalty like the Marquis de Lafayette, hero of the Revolutionary War. During WWI, soldiers and suffragists both invoked him to represent the rightness of their cause. A thread. When US troops arrived…
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