League of Women Voters

The 19th amendment, giving women the right to vote, passed in 1920 and in August of that year, a Chicago suffrage group paraded through Chicago urging women to register to vote in their first election. League of Women Voters members are, left to right, Mrs. J.N. McGraw, Mrs. G.N. Payson, Mrs. Charles S. Eaton, Mrs. E.F. Bemis, Mrs. A.N. Schweizer, Mrs. Ida Strawn Randall, trumpeter Helen Hamilton and Billie Frees. Photo dated Aug. 25, 1920.

( Chicago Tribune historical photo / March 5, 2014 )

The 19th amendment, giving women the right to vote, passed in 1920 and in August of that year, a Chicago suffrage group paraded through Chicago urging women to register to vote in their first election. League of Women Voters members are, left to right, Mrs. J.N. McGraw, Mrs. G.N. Payson, Mrs. Charles S. Eaton, Mrs. E.F. Bemis, Mrs. A.N. Schweizer, Mrs. Ida Strawn Randall, trumpeter Helen Hamilton and Billie Frees. Photo dated Aug. 25, 1920.

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