Jimmy Carter Signing Proclamation

(Original Caption) 8/31/1977-Washington, DC-During White House Rose Garden ceremony Aug. 26, Pres. Jimmy Carter signs proclamation designating Aug. 26 as "Women's Equality Day." Afterwards, feminists got a pledge of support from the President and a lesson in endurance from an 87-year-old suffragette, Hazel Hunkins Hallinan, as she led some 3,000 supporters of the equal rights amendment (E.R.A.) down Pennsylvania Avenue. Mrs. Hallinan, looking on as Pres. Carter signs bill, was one of the suffragettes jailed after they chained themselves to the White House gates in the 1917 voting rights campaign.
(Original Caption) 8/31/1977-Washington, DC-During White House Rose Garden ceremony Aug. 26, Pres. Jimmy Carter signs proclamation designating Aug. 26 as "Women's Equality Day." Afterwards, feminists got a pledge of support from the President and a lesson in endurance from an 87-year-old suffragette, Hazel Hunkins Hallinan, as she led some 3,000 supporters of the equal rights amendment (E.R.A.) down Pennsylvania Avenue. Mrs. Hallinan, looking on as Pres. Carter signs bill, was one of the suffragettes jailed after they chained themselves to the White House gates in the 1917 voting rights campaign.
Jimmy Carter Signing Proclamation
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August 26, 1977
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