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1910s. 1920s, 1976

Footage from the early 20th century women’s rights/ suffrage movement. Stills and political cartoons about the filibuster in senate to postpone the vote on the Susan B Anthony amendment. Stills of the protests at the capital after the bill is defeated. Shot of president wilson waving to crowds in celebraion the WW1 victory. A US military ship arrives in Boston and president Wilson gets off at the harbor. People salute wilson as he walks by. Shots of the president at his desk, working on papers. Shots of suffragists lobbying and giving speeches in order to convince states to ratify constitutions after the 19th amendment passes. Shot of women fanning themselves and posing for photos. A shot of women holding a banner with the 19th amendment on it.