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National Woman's Party 1912-1922: Timeline Story Map

Scroll left panel to move through events. Click map icons to read about each action.

Scroll left panel to move through events 1913-1920.


This StoryMap was designed by Justan Cook, Jiayi Xu, Jingyan Zhang, and Elliott Ricklefs for Geography 469 GIS Workshop under the direction of Professor Sarah Elwood-Faustino, Spring 2017.

Text by Katie Anastas. All photos are from the Library of Congress collection: Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman's Party.

Data for the StoryMap come from the National Womans Party Project, a collaborative class project in History 105 and History 353 at the University of Washington in 2016. Samantha Mayes, Alyssa Bell, Cassondra St. Cyr, Alyssa Crawford, Zach Thomas, Samantha Han, Sara Parolin, Monica Keosombath, Hannah Dinielli, Paige Peacock, McKenna Donahue, Anne Peterson , Taylor Franks, Marina Hodgkin, Halle McClain read issues of the Suffragist and searched ProQuest newspaper databases for articles about the activities of the National Woman's Party from 1913-1922, entering information into a database that provides the basis for the accompanying maps. Katie Anastas is project editor. National Woman's Party History and Geography.  

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