It’s Legal!

It was on this day in 1920 that the Secretary of State certified that the 19th Amendment to the United States Constituttion had been ratified! All American women could vote under federal law! Here’s a collage of some of the women to thank:

Seneca Falls, New York~1848

Washington~March 3, 1913

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Washington~1913

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Pickets outside the White House

 

New York City~1912

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Buffalo, New York~1914

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Proper attire when marching for suffrage~Chicago~1916

 

Mary Wollstonecraft--vindicating the rights of women

 
 

Ida B Wells Barnett

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Belva Ann Bennett McNall Lockwood

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Belle Case LaFollette

 

Mary Church Terrell

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ernestine Rose

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 

Matilda Joslyn Gage

Lucy Stone

Clara Shortridge Foltz

 

State-by-state delegates by the hundreds

 
 

Officers of the League of Women Voters~1920's

 

  
and so many, many thousands of women, known & unknown
Thank you all!!!!
 
 
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