FORWARD!

pic-1911-the-cairo-bulletin-5-12-p-1Two photographs of the suffrage parade in New York City on May 6, 1911 were reproduced in “The Pensacola Journal,” Pensacola, FL, p. 5. The top caption is: “The Men’s Division in Suffragist Parade.” The bottom caption is: “Roberta Hill and Inez Milholland Carrying Banner.” The words on the banner are from a 1871 hymn by Henry Alford: “FORWARD/OUT OF ERROR/LEAVE BEHIND/THE NIGHT/FORWARD THROUGH/THE DARKNESS/FORWARD INTO LIGHT!”

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