Guide to the Collection of the Women's Political Union, 1912Manuscript MS-1107

Introduction to the Collection

Collection of materials related to the Women's Political Union May 4, 1912 parade in New York City. Organized by Harriet Stanton Blatch (daughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton) the march sought to bring attention to the cause of Women's suffrage. Includes an official program and pledge to march in the parade, broadside advertising the parade, correspondence from Stanton-Blatch to police commissioner Waldo concerning lack of police protection along the route, and photographs of the parade.

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