Women We Celebrate

Learn more about the amazing trailblazers who made history pursuing equality for women.

Women past and present are included in the group of women we celebrate. These women have contributed to women’s progress in a variety of subject areas.

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  • Lucy Burns
    1879–1966

    Between 1913 and 1920, Lucy Burns was one of the most significant leaders of the women’s suffrage movement in the Unit

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  • Labeled the “American Joan of Arc,” she rode at the front of the procession of 8,000 participants March 3, 1913.

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  • Mabel Vernon
    1883–1975

    Previously a teacher, Mabel Vernon became the first national suffrage organizer for the Congressional Union in 1913.

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