Photos, Prints, Drawings Nation-wide demonstrations were held on May 2nd in support of Federal Amendment. Envoys from these demonstrations brought petitions to Washington on May 9th and carried them in procession to Congress from Lafayette Square. Five thousand women massed on and about the East Steps of the Capitol singing Ethel Smyth's Hymn of the Women before entering the Rotunda to deliver the petitions.
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Photos, Prints, Drawings
Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C.
National Woman's Party
- Nation-wide demonstrations were held on May 2nd in support of Federal Amendment. Envoys from these demonstrations brought petitions to Washington on May 9th and carried them in procession to Congress from Lafayette Square. Five thousand women massed on and about the East Steps of the Capitol singing Ethel Smyth's Hymn of the Women before entering the Rotunda to deliver the petitions.
- Contributor Names
- Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- 1914 May 9
- Subject Headings
- - National Woman's Party
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Women--Suffrage--United States
- - Demonstrations--Washington (D.C.)--1910-1920
- - Petitions
- - Processions
- - Photographs
- - United States -- District of Columbia
- - Summary: Photograph of large crowd of suffragists who took part in Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage procession of May 9, 1914, gathered on the steps of the U.S. Capitol (those in front line, white dresses with sashes, singing "The Woman's March"), advocating a federal amendment securing women's right to vote.
- - Title transcribed from item.
- 1 photograph: print; 5 x 7 in.
- Call Number
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:160, Folder: Suffrage Parade, May 9, 1914
- Source Collection
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
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