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  Seneca Falls Revisited
Picture of Women Rallying
A Sesquicentennial Celebration
1998 marks the 150th Anniversary of the first Women’s Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls, New York on July 19th and 20th, 1848. The convention was  attended by 300 men and women including Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Lucretia Mott, and Frederick Douglass.  One hundred of the participants signed the convention’s Declaration of Sentiments, drafted by Stanton, which was modeled after the Declaration of Independence.  The ninth resolution of the Declaration called for voting rights for women.  Many Maryland women and men participated in the suffrage movement.  One prominent organization championing the cause was the Just Government League of Maryland
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Marching for Women's Suffrage
The Just Government League of Maryland
Marching for Women's Suffrage
Washington, DC,  March 3, 1913
MSA SC 2167-35
Parade for Women's Suffrage
"We demand an amendment to the
Constitution of the United States
enfranchising the women of this country."
Parade for Women's Suffrage
Washington, DC,  March 3, 1913
MSA SC 2796-101
Maryland Suffrage News
To read the issue: 
Maryland Suffrage News
May 29, 1915
Published weekly by the 
Just Government League of Maryland
MSA SC 3286
Link to National Women's History Project
National Women's History Project
Link to Women's Rights National Historical Park
Women's Rights
National Historical Park
Link to Library of Congress - Votes for Women
American Memory
Library of Congress
National American Woman Suffrage
Association Collection
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