Official program cover - Woman suffrage procession, Washington, D.C. March 3, 1913.
Thewoman suffrage parade of 1913, officially the "Woman Suffrage Procession", was the first suffragist parade in Washington, D.C. Organized by the suffragistAlice Paulfor theNational American Woman Suffrage Association, thousands of suffragists marched downPennsylvania Avenuein Washington, D.C., on March 3, 1913. The event was scheduled on the day before PresidentWoodrow Wilson'sinaugurationto "march in a spirit of protest against the present political organization of society, from which women are excluded," as the official program stated.
The march and the attention that it attracted were monumental in advancingwomen's suffragein the United States.The parade is scheduled to be depicted and honored on the redesign of theUnited States ten-dollar billin 2020. Long overdue. (Wikipedia).