On this day: the Suffrage Parade of 1913

Official program - Woman suffrage procession March 3, 1913.

On the 3rd of March, 1913, a parade of thousands of suffragettes marched in Washington D.C.

People came from all over the world to support the American women. Amongst the international supporters were people from countries where women had already had the vote for some time, such as Australia and New Zealand.

Suffrage march line Woman suffrage parade of 1913 Washington D.C.

A plan of the march line.

However, after a successful beginning, the mostly male crowds watching began to jeer and harass the demonstrators. More than two-hundred marchers had to be treated in hospital for injuries.

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One thought on “On this day: the Suffrage Parade of 1913

  1. […] edition of the Women’s Journal from the 8h of March, 1913 reports on the suffragette march in Washington D.C. five days […]

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