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Women Who Fought for Our Equality

August 26 marks 1920's ratification of the 19th amendment, giving women the right to vote. In 1971, Congress declared the date Women's Equality Day.

Take a look at the gallery above to learn more about the women who have fought for equality, and how far we've come since.

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