Adelaide Johnson's Portrait Monument

Adelaide Johnson s Portrait Monument This is the story of one woman s passion and crusade to place a monument of the leaders of the suffrage movement in the Capitol of the United States The untiring work of these suffrage pioneers Lucre

  • Title: Adelaide Johnson's Portrait Monument
  • Author: Richard F Novak Catherine Novak Davidson
  • ISBN: 9781492153412
  • Page: 379
  • Format: Paperback
  • This is the story of one woman s passion and crusade to place a monument of the leaders of the suffrage movement in the Capitol of the United States The untiring work of these suffrage pioneers, Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B Anthony resulted in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States giving women the right toThis is the story of one woman s passion and crusade to place a monument of the leaders of the suffrage movement in the Capitol of the United States The untiring work of these suffrage pioneers, Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B Anthony resulted in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States giving women the right to vote Adelaide Johnson, the sculptor, overcame constant financial obstacles, infighting between the National Woman s Suffrage Association and the National Woman s Party, and a Congress reluctant to place her monument in the Capitol Ahead of its time, her design for the monument perplexed most in the women s movements Now, the purposely unfinished design is finally recognized for what Adelaide intended, as a symbol for women everywhere that there is work to be done Adelaide s story begins in Midwest America and moves back and forth between Washington, DC and Italy until the monument is completed and placed in the Capitol Rotunda The book includes thirteen photographs.

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