Susan B. Anthony’s Amendment

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Day 310 of Colourisation Project – March 13

Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.

She was the original feminist; an ardent women’s rights campaigner, whose lifelong work helped pave the way for the Nineteenth Amendment to the American Constitution, giving women the right to vote in 1920. Yet when she first began campaigning for women’s rights, she was harshly ridiculed and accused of trying to destroy the institution of marriage.

Over the years, her commitment to social equality caused public perception of her to change radically. By the time of her 80th birthday, she was being celebrated in the White House at the invitation of President William McKinley, but as a woman she was still refused the right to vote.

Susan B AnthonyPhotographer: Frances B Johnston ~ Susan B Anthony c 1900 – Coloured by Loredana Crupi

Born into a Quaker family in…

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