Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, Suffrage Procession, Saturday, May 9, 1914 [handbill]

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Title

Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, Suffrage Procession, Saturday, May 9, 1914 [handbill]

Description

Handbill advertising the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage procession, May 9, 1914. The women were demanding a United States Constitutional Amendment Enfranchising Women. The march gathered at the Belasco Theatre and processed to the Capitol in Washington, D.C. 

Nation-wide demonstrations were held on May 2, 1914  in support of Amendment. Envoys from these demonstrations brought petitions to Washington on May 9th and carried them in procession to Congress from Lafayette Square. Five thousand women massed on and about the East Steps of the Capitol singing "The March of the Women"  composed by Ethel Smyth in 1910, to words by Cicely Hamilton. 

Source

M 9 Box 49, Adèle Goodman Clark papers, 1849-1978, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Date

1914

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Notes

Learn more: 
Nation-wide demonstrations were held on May 2nd in support of Federal Amendment. Envoys from these demonstrations brought petitions to Washington on May 9th and carried them in procession to Congress from Lafayette Square. Five thousand women massed on and about the East Steps of the Capitol singing (photograph). Library of Congress 
Shoulder to Shoulder [The March of the Women], Social Welfare History Image Portal
Utah Woman Suffrage Song Book, Internet Archive
Suffrage Song Book, Kansas Historical Society 
Votes for Women. Suffrage Rallying Song, Social Welfare History Image Portal

Citation

“Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, Suffrage Procession, Saturday, May 9, 1914 [handbill],” Social Welfare History Image Portal, accessed March 21, 2019, https://images.socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/items/show/435.