Saturday, July 4, 2015

Happy 4th of July

Corita Kent, Flag Of My Home, 1976. Screen print. Collection UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum. Corita Kent Bequest.

Happy 4th of July! For over 200 years, America’s women have toiled, protested, lobbied, advocated, and fought for many of the freedoms that we enjoy today, such as the right to vote, Title IX, and non-coverture. (Photo: New York City suffrage parade, 1912. Library of Congress.)

The fight for women's suffrage: http://www.history.com/topics/womens-history/the-fight-for-womens-suffrage 

Notable women: http://womenshistory.about.com/od/suffragists/tp/suffrage_biographies.htm 

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