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In 1872, Susan B. Anthony was arrested by a deputy marshal for trying to vote in the presidential election and wasn't able to testify for herself at the trial. Though the fine was one hundred dollars and she never went to jail, Anthony swore she would never pay it and the government never attempted to collect it her entire life.


1896 meeting of Suffragist leaders: standing (l to r) Ida Husted Harper, Selena Solomons, Carrie Chapman Catt, Anne Bidwell, (seated) Lucy Anthony, Dr. Anna H. Shaw, Susan B. Anthony, Ellen Clark Sargent, and Mary Hay.


SUFFRAGETTES, 1888. Some of the members of the Executive Committee of the First International Council of Women, 1888. Susuan B. Anthony is seated, center.