1913 Suffrage Meeting at Pennsylvania and 15th

Below are two photos from a 1913 women’s suffrage meeting on 15th St.

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Suffrage open air meeting at the National Capitol demanding that Congress pass the National woman suffrage amendment-- Feb. 1913. Corner Penn. Ave. and 15th St. where the Washington Hotel now stands.
Suffrage open air meeting at the National Capitol demanding that Congress pass the National woman suffrage amendment– Feb. 1913. Corner Penn. Ave. and 15th St. where the Washington Hotel now stands.
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Open air meeting at Washington, D.C. March 1913, calling upon Congress to pass the national woman suffrage amendment. Mrs. Mary Beard, wife of Professor Charles Beard of Columbia University, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, is speaking.
Open air meeting at Washington, D.C. March 1913, calling upon Congress to pass the national woman suffrage amendment. Mrs. Mary Beard, wife of Professor Charles Beard of Columbia University, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, is speaking.

 

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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