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The New York Times, March 4, 1913 – Front Page – The crowds for President-elect Woodrow Wilson are dwarfed by the crowds for the suffrage parade. The issue of suffrage will cast a shadow on most of Wilson’s presidency. read clipping

 

The New York Times, March 4, 1913 – Inez Milholland is the parade herald riding a white horse and leading a procession of over 5,000 women. She will later be called a martyr for suffrage. read clipping

 

The New York Times, March 7, 1913 – Front Page – During the suffrage parade, the Washington police let the crowds harass the women who are marching, and violence breaks out. The US Senate investigates. This will not be the last time that Alice Paul has confrontations with the Washington police. read clipping

 

The New York Times, March 18, 1913 – Within two weeks of Wilson’s inauguration, Alice Paul leads a delegation of suffragists who meet with the new president. However, President Wilson is non-committal about suffrage. read clipping

 

The New York Times, May 4, 1913 – Front Page – Two months after the Washington parade, an even larger parade is held in New York City, and it is reported on the front page of The New York Times. Inez Milholland is again the parade herald. Fortunately, there is no violence towards the women this time. read clipping

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