The Euclid Avenue women’s suffrage headquarters, pictured in 1912, was the site of celebrations when East Cleveland voters approved city suffrage in 1916. Holding the flag is Judge Florence E. Allen; Lucia McBride is facing camera on far left. (Library of Congress)
Celebrating the path of women's suffrage that was fought to win the 19th Amendment enabling women to vote.
(November 20, 1827 – June 29, 1929)
A philanthropist and educator. Especially known for her activities and interest in the education of African-Americans,
she was also a strong supporter of women's rights and the temperance movement. Howland personally financed
the education of many black students and contributed to institutions such as the Tuskegee Institute.
Maybe you have a suffragist in your family tree, too!