Posts by Olivia Twine

First-Person Report of Suffrage Centennial Parade in Washington, DC

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in Homepage, News

First-Person Report of Suffrage Centennial Parade in Washington, DC

by Olivia Twine The day before the 100th anniversary of the 1913 suffrage parade at the White House, there were moments when I thought I must be the only person who showed up. But this impression was dispelled the next morning as I worked through stages of relief, wonder, joy and a spiritual connection with the courageous spirits of all the original suffrage activists. Well over 1500 of us participated in a centennial parade honoring Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Mathilda Joslyn Gage, Alice Paul, Lucy Burns, Inez Mulholland, and the tens of thousands of grassroots activists...

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