In 1913, suffragists planned a massive march to coincide with the inauguration of Woodrow Wilson. It was a turning point in the fight to win the vote, which finally succeeded in 1920.
Watch Rebecca talk about the suffrage movement at the DAR here.
August 12 National Archives WAG
September 22 University of Wisconsin
October 1 Womens Club of NOVA
October 21 Womens Club of Chevy Chase
November 4 Tuckahoe Woman's Club
You can learn from the suffrage movement to become a successful activist yourself, no matter your cause. Watch Rebecca and Lucinda at the National Book Festival here.
August 25 National Archives
September 25 Oasis DC
October 6 Smithsonian Associates
Opened in 1807, Historic Congressional Cemetery is the final resting place of thousands of Washingtonians, from the famous to the notorious to the downright bizarre.
Watch Rebecca give C-SPAN a tour of the cemetery here.
Well into the twentieth century, Washington was a hotbed of graverobbery. Corpses were stolen for medical school anatomy classes, for eccentric collectors, and for black magic. Read Rebecca's blog post about the theft of William Wirt's head here