17 12 / 2012

“[W]omen today are not on the same political basis as men; they still come in the role of the pleader.” 
Born this day in 1853: Harriet Taylor Upton (1853–1945), suffragist and political operative. Upton converted from the anti-suffrage cause to become a tireless supporter of the vote for women. After the passage of the 20th Amendment Upton she used her considerable political contacts and influence to secure political positions for women.

“[W]omen today are not on the same political basis as men; they still come in the role of the pleader.” 

Born this day in 1853: Harriet Taylor Upton (1853–1945), suffragist and political operative. Upton converted from the anti-suffrage cause to become a tireless supporter of the vote for women. After the passage of the 20th Amendment Upton she used her considerable political contacts and influence to secure political positions for women.

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