Suffrage march on Washington

unknown photographerMarch 3, 1913

California Museum

California Museum
Sacramento, United States

Alice Paul and the National American Woman Suffrage Association held a massive parade in Washington, DC, on March 3, 1913. Marchers were attacked while police stood by. By the end of the day, over 100 women were hospitalized for injuries. The chaos actually served the cause well, attracting major news coverage and congressional hearings.


  • Title: Suffrage march on Washington
  • Creator: unknown photographer
  • Date Created: March 3, 1913
  • Location Created: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
  • Subject Keywords: women's suffrage
  • Type: Photograph
  • Original Source: Library of Congress

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