Suffragists Demonstrate Against Woodrow Wilson
On October 20, 1916, the National Women's Party (NWP) organized a suffrage demonstration outside of an auditorium in Chicago where President Woodrow Wilson was giving a campaign speech. Wilson, a Democrat, was running for his second term as President. The NWP wanted to put pressure on political candidates to help push through a constitutional amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote. These demonstrators were attacked by a mob.
Creator | Burke & Atwell, Chicago
Item Type | Photograph
Cite This document | Burke & Atwell, Chicago, “Suffragists Demonstrate Against Woodrow Wilson,” SHEC: Resources for Teachers, accessed April 12, 2021, https://shec.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/2141.