The Awakening

About this Image

Cartoon showing a torch-bearing female, symbolizing the awakening of the nation's women to the desire for suffrage, striding across the western states, where women already had the right to vote, toward the East where women are reaching out to her. Printed below the cartoon is a poem by Alice Duer Miller.
Creator Mayer, Henry (artist)
Coverage 1915
Medium Illustration
Repository Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Number LC-USZC2-1206
Copyright Public Domain
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