Submitted By Jessica Helfand
Chapter Connecticut
Artist Statement The National Organization for Women was founded a century ago, in 1916. The idea that women had to fight for the right to vote—and only succeeded in 1920—is a travesty, but it is a real and serious part of our collective history. Suffragettes were and remain our greatest advocates and deserve to be celebrated. A photograph taken a century ago shows British social activist Lady Norman on her scooter: might she have been going to vote? Let's assume so!
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