On the right is a 1913 profile of Dr. Anna Howard Shaw (1847 – 1919), president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and leader in their struggle to secure American women the right to vote. This article primarily deals with her meeting with President Woodrow Wilson and his inability to commit to the question of votes for women.
Having helped to fight the good fight, Dr. Shaw died in 1919, weeks after the U.S. Congress voted to ratify the 19th Amendment.
There is no doubt about it: women really did rock the vote, click here to read about it.
Click here to read about that moment in 1920 when American Women attained the vote.