“Mr. President How Long Must Women Wait For Liberty” reads the sign held by the suffragette in front of the White House during the 1917 women’s protest. Her A-line skirt, low heeled shoes, and lightly adorned hat convey a sense of practical femininity. She is in keeping with the trends of the 19-teens but with sensible modifications for a woman with an agenda.
#fashionhistory#fashionnerd #womensprotest #womensrights // photo from Extraordinary Women Journalists by Claire Price-Groff