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THE FACTORY + ALABAMA CHANIN | 34/52 | 2018

“I know nothing of man’s rights, or woman’s rights; human rights are all that I recognize.”Sarah Moore Grimké

On August 18, 1920, women were granted the right to vote in the United States. This past Saturday marked the 98th anniversary of that momentous shift in American culture, politics, and society. This week we honor the fearless, forward-thinking suffragettes who fought not only for their own rights but for the liberties of the countless women who would come after them.

A timeline of the United State’s women’s suffrage movement, from 1869 to 1992

“The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex:” 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

The Library of Congress’ National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection

The Declaration of Sentiments, signed at the First Women’s Rights Convention, held in 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York

The National Association of Colored Women and women’s suffrage

“The Mother Who Saved Suffrage”

National League of Women Voters’ handbill

“Long-Lost Letters from Suffrage Pioneers Discovered”

The Silent Sentinels

Modern-day women’s movements: #MeToo and Time’s Up

In Alabama: Alabama Equal Suffrage Association

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