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Women’s March for Equality, August 26, 1970
Courtesy, Marge Wyngaarden.

On August 26, 1970, the 50th anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote, women all across the state marched to show their support for feminist initiatives for women’s rights. This photo shows women marching at the Garden State Plaza Shopping Mall in Paramus in a demonstration organized by the Northern New Jersey chapter of the National Organization for Women.

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