Women’s Party Arrives With Petition in 1913

Here’s a photo that we dug up from the Library of Congress. It shows a procession in the summer of 1913 coming from Hyattsville to DC to present a petition to Congress.

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Procession Summer 1913. Delegation Coming in from Hyattsville to present petition from all parts of the U.S.
Procession Summer 1913. Delegation Coming in from Hyattsville to present petition from all parts of the U.S.

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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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  • SheilaG

    So much to see in that photo! Fantastic!