This website is a timeline created by the government to provide an overview of the events that took place during the suffrage movement. It can be cross referenced with the other timeline to check for accuracy and to find the most significant events of the movement.
Marie Louise Bottineau Baldwin (1863-1952), Chippewa lawyer; she was the first Native American student and first woman of color to graduate from the Washington College of Law, in 1914. She worked in the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and was an officer in the Society of American Indians. Because she was a fluent French speaker, she offered her skills as a translator to the War Department during WWI.
Bayard Rustin: An American Hero No Longer Forgotten. Jailed for not entering the draft. Went to India to learn more about the non-violence movement. Organized, participated in, and was arrested for the original freedom ride in 1947 (before the 60s rides). Advised MLKJ on non-violence. Chief organizer of the 1963 March on Washington, he kept in the background as he'd been reviled for his homosexuality by some within (and without) the movement.