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In 1913, 8,000 women from around the country—black, white, working-class, and socialite—marched on the White House demanding the right to vote. Three years later, the first woman was elected to Congress, but it wasn’t until 1920 that the 19th Amendment granted American women the vote. To celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage, the National Archives hosts a celebration featuring speeches by journalist Cokie Roberts and former Congresswoman Barbara Jordan, as well as dramatic readings and songs of the era. The original 19th Amendment will be on display in the Rotunda. Later this afternoon, regain that 1913 feeling with a march and rally on the mall. Commemoration at 10 a.m. at the National Archives, Constitution Ave. between 7th & 9th Sts. NW. FREE. Marchers meet at 11 a.m. at Senate Park, Delaware & Constitution Aves. NE; rally from 2-5 p.m. on the National Mall Grounds. FREE. (202) 546-1210. (Holly Bass)