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Suffrage parade March 13, 1913.
A parade for women's rights, March 1913

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Alice Paul Was Born
January 11, 1885

With a Ph.D. in social work from the University of Pennsylvania and training in militant tactics learned from English suffrage leaders, Paul joined the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA). Her first job was to put on a parade in Washington, D.C., to draw attention to their cause. The parade took place at the same time as inauguration festivities for President Woodrow Wilson. Crowds surrounded the parading women, resulting in near riots.
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