Galveston District celebrates Women’s Equality Day
The “Suffragettes” historical advocates for women’s rights, from right, Rebecca Marks Jimerson played both Mary Church Terrell and Ida B. Wells, Dr. Rose Caballero, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Equal Employment Opportunity officer, as Sojourner Truth, Marcy Hanson as Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Marilyn Harris as Susan B. Anthony during the Women’s Equality Day observance at District Headquarters, Aug. 10, 2023. The ensemble cast shared the story of the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848, the first convention to promote women’s right to vote, and the decades of protesting it took to pass the 19th Amendment in 1920. Dozens of people attended the observance in person and online.