President Jimmy Carter initiated March as Women’s History Month by designating one week, the week of March 2-8, 1880 as Women’s History Week.
Here are some inspiring images from the Library of Congress:
America’s first Suffragette parade, marching up Broadway to Union Square, New York, February 1905.
Photo of Solita Solana, leader of a parade on Beacon Street in Boston, 2015.
Ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granted American women the right to vote.
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