Olive Schultz at the Wheel of a Buick Automobile with Other Suffragists Prior to the New York to Washington, D.C. Suffrage Hike, 1913

Summary

In 1913, National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) activist Rosalie Jones led a well-publicized hike from New York City to Washington, D.C. Jones' "army" of suffragists hiked more than 200 miles in 20 days, distributing literature and delivering speeches along the way. Olive Schultz piloted the group's scout vehicle. Reaching Washington on March 3, the hikers joined thousands of demonstrators in a NAWSA-organized suffrage procession.

In 1913, National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) activist Rosalie Jones led a well-publicized hike from New York City to Washington, D.C. Jones' "army" of suffragists hiked more than 200 miles in 20 days, distributing literature and delivering speeches along the way. Olive Schultz piloted the group's scout vehicle. Reaching Washington on March 3, the hikers joined thousands of demonstrators in a NAWSA-organized suffrage procession.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

1913

Subject Date

1913

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

92.1.1774.587.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of the Family of Henry Austin Clark, Jr.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Photographic materials

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 9 in

Width: 7.25 in

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