Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment
The first suffrage picket line leaving the National Woman's Party headquarters to march to the White House gates on January 10, 1917.
Arlington County commemorates the brave women who fought for and earned their right to vote in the United States. Through struggle, persistence and determination they ensured that over 83 million women today are registered to vote and have a say in our government.
This initiative is brought to you by Arlington County, its employee resource groups, and community partners.
Journalist, activist, and suffragist who led an anti-lynching crusade in the 1890s.
Nannie Helen Burroughs was a leading educator, feminist and suffragist in the Washington, D.C., area throughout the early 20th century.
This week, around 150 years ago, the women’s suffrage movement experienced a significant change in its organization, as the various groups leading the struggle toward women’s suffrage split over certain key issues.