Victoria Woodhull Attempts to Vote


National Women’s History Museum

National Women’s History Museum
Alexandria, VA, United States

Harper's Weekly, p.1109

Woodcut depicting Victoria Woodhull raising her hand in defiance at a New York polling station, demanding the right to vote.

On election day, November 7, 1871, Woodhull, her sister, and ten other suffragists marched to a New York polling place where they demanded to vote. The women were prevented from voting.


  • Title: Victoria Woodhull Attempts to Vote
  • Date Created: 1871-11-25
  • Subject Keywords: Victoria Woodhull, Women's History, Woman's Suffrage, Voting Rights
  • Publisher: Harper's Weekly
  • Rights: This media file is in the public domain in the United States. This applies to U.S. works where the copyright has expired, often because its first publication occurred prior to January 1, 1923.

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