rollthebones7:

AUGUST 26TH IS-

Women’s Equality Day
Women’s Equality Day commemorates the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote..

In 1971, after much work, and at the urging of U.S. Representative Bella Abzug (D-NY), Congress designated August 26 each year as“Women’s Equality Day.” This day was selected to commemorate the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution on August 26, 1920. This amendment granted women the right to vote.  This was the culmination of decades of effort by women suffragettes and other groups.  Their efforts dated back to first women’s rights convention in 1848 at Seneca Falls, New York.

rollthebones7:

AUGUST 26TH IS-


Women’s Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day commemorates the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote..

In 1971, after much work, and at the urging of U.S. Representative Bella Abzug (D-NY), Congress designated August 26 each year as“Women’s Equality Day.” This day was selected to commemorate the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution on August 26, 1920. This amendment granted women the right to vote.  This was the culmination of decades of effort by women suffragettes and other groups.  Their efforts dated back to first women’s rights convention in 1848 at Seneca Falls, New York.

vintagegal:

Lana Turner plays a pagan priestess in The Prodigal (1955)

vintagegal:

Lana Turner plays a pagan priestess in The Prodigal (1955)