The Complex History of the Women’s Suffrage Movement

As the 19th Amendment turns 100, three exhibitions in Washington explore the contentious — and unfinished — struggle for voting rights. A 1915 illustration by Henry Mayer, titled “The Awakening,” suggested the geographical force behind the suffrage movement. Credit Credit Cornell University, The PJ Mode Collection of Persuasive Cartography By Jennifer Schuessler 15, 2019 WASHINGTON —…