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Movers & Shakers: 1922

Movers & Shakers: 1922

October 15, 1922. Washington, D.C. "National Woman's Party -- moving." 4x5 inch glass negative, National Photo Company Collection. View full size.

 

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The Nineteenth Amendment became part of the U.S. Constitution on August 18, 1920: "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex."

In 1922, the organization was located at 25 First Street NE.

There is a lot to unpack in this photo. The unpacking is left as an exercise to Shorpyites. Although the lady in the back seems to have taken her first steps of freedom in a more fashionable set of high heels.

Rather a severe looking group

Considering the time, and circumstance, that would come with the territory.

The finer points of progress

I was born on October 12, 1932, very close to 10 years after this move was taking place. During my grammar and high school years, the pencil sharpener hadn't changed at all. My C-124c Globemaster had one that I'd fastened to the bulkhead that I used from 1953 to 1955. I did pencil sketches to relieve the boredom of long flights to every continent except Australia and the many islands in between - BTW, nice shoes on the woman diving into the drawer, some class there ---

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