From Greenwich Village to the Nation, Leading the Push for Women’s Rights

Publisher: 
New York Times
Date: 
November 9, 2017
Nobody could agree on how many people marched in the great Fifth Avenue suffrage parade of 1915. The New York City chief police inspector estimated anywhere between 35,000 and 60,000. The New York Times reported the number at precisely 25,340. Antisuffrage leaders (certain that support for that movement was grossly exaggerated) claimed the true figure was 24,629. “Hotbed,” which opened Nov. 3 and is the third exhibition at the New-York Historical Society’s Center for Women’s History, asserts that the answer lies in Greenwich Village, which by the early 20th century had become the city’s activist center. Read more…
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