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African American Women and the 1913 Women’s Suffrage Parade

By Elisabeth Johnson, PhD Alexandria, VA - Alice Paul (1885-1977) and Lucy Burns (1879–1966) were American suffragists who, with the National American Woman Suffrage Association...

From a Marker to a Memorial

Honoring the fight for the 19th Amendment By Glenda C. Booth ALEXANDRIA,VA--It started as a one-man campaign. In 1980, Fairfax County resident Joseph Flakne read the...

Reliving the Struggles for Women’s Rights

Parades, Pickets and Prison By Glenda C. Booth On June 4, 1919, the U.S. Congress passed the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution to grant women the...
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