Friday, October 23, 2015

On this day in history ...

US Suffragists - 1913
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On this day in 1915, women marched in New York City for the right to vote.  

Susan B. Anthony, a pivotal player in the suffragist movement, noted:

Modern invention has banished the spinning wheel, and the same law of progress makes the woman of today a different woman from her grandmother.

One hundred years later, we have 22 women serving as political leaders (link).

Let's keep our right ... go vote in the November elections.

Have you visited New York City?  One randomly selected commenter from this week's posts wins a book choice from my convention stash.  Comments are open through Saturday, October 24, 10 pm in Baltimore.  I'll post the winner on Sunday, October 25, on SOS Aloha.


Kim in Baltimore
Aloha Spirit in Charm City

US Suffragists - 1917
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  1. I was there many, many years ago.

  2. I have been to NYC many times and I will vote!!

  3. I have been to New York state, but never the city.

  4. I live about an hour outside NYC but rarely go in anymore. Hope many see that new Suffragette movie that's coming out - younger people probably have no idea what went on to get women the vote.

  5. No would love to