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"This is what we are doing with our banners before the White House. We are asking the President of the United States to use his great power to secure the passage of the national suffrage amendment. As long as the Government and the representative of the Government prefer to send women to jail on petty and technical charges, we will go to jail. Our work for the passage of the amendment must go on. It will go on."
One of the premier women's history sites in the country, the Sewall-Belmont House & Museum maintains an extensive collection of suffrage banners, archives and artifacts documenting the continuing effort by women and men of all races, religions and backgrounds to win voting rights and equality for women under the law.