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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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New York’s most compelling suffrage spokeswomen toured the state in the spring of 1908. They began in Seneca Falls and traveled from town to town by trolley. Through World War I, electric railways connected the cities and towns of central NY - and…

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It’s easier to research rich suffragists than poor ones. Wealthy women’s contributions to the movement were well-documented, their correspondence is more likely to be preserved, and they were profiled and gossiped about in the papers. One rich…

-3- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- --negative-vote In 1879- New York suffragists protested the re-election of anti-suffrage governor Louis Robinson- Led by Lillie Devereaux Blake and Clara Neyman- He had vetoed a bill that would have let wome.png
In 1879, New York suffragists protested the re-election of anti-suffrage governor Louis Robinson. Led by Lillie Devereaux Blake and Clara Neyman. He had vetoed a bill that would have let women sit on school boards. It was rare for women to openly…
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