Beach censor arresting two women in Chicago for violating the laws concerning proper beach attire, 1922. Collection of UC Davis.
During World War II, the U.S. government recruited female workers to join the munitions industry through the famous "Rosie the Riveter" propaganda campaign. Between 1940 and 1944, the number of employed women increased from 12 million to 18.2 million. Today's number of employed women in the civilian labor force is 68 million." We have come so far with how women are respected.
Inez Milholland on White Horse NAWSA Suffrage Parade, Washington, DC, March 3, 1913 Lawyer Inez Milholland, in white, rode astride a white horse, one of four mounted heralds leading the 1913 Washington suffrage parade.