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Picture of a group of Black women in the early 1900s campaigning for the right to vote
August 18, 2021

Votes for Women

Civil rights activist, feminist, and educator Nannie Helen Burroughs holds a banner for the Woman's Auxiliary to the National Baptist Convention, which she helped found. This group of women, photographed circa 1910, were active in campaigning for women's right to vote.
Photograph by Library of Congress, Nat Geo Image Collection
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