Due to a special event, on Wednesday, July 8, there will be no tours of the U.S. Capitol after 11 a.m. Emancipation Hall and Exhibition Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center will be unavailable all day. While reservations prior to 11 a.m. will be honored, same-day passes will not be available. The Capitol Visitor Center will close at noon except for individuals on official business and those going to the House and Senate Galleries.

Exhibit Theme

Claiming the Right to Vote

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"The Woman Who Dared"...
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"The Woman Who Dared" cover illustration by Thomas Wust (of Susan B. Anthony) for The Daily Graphic, June 5, 1873

This satirical portrait of Susan B. Anthony reveals fears about changing gender roles: she wears Uncle Sam’s hat, men do the childcare, and women rally for their rights.

Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress