Washingtoniana Gallery: All Politics Is Local

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All Politics Is Local  (Select an image below for a larger view)

Brochure for Self-Determination for DC Coalition lobbied for home rule and congressional representation in the 1970s, Self Determination for DC Papers, DC Community Archives - SELECT to zoomDC resident and Suffragette Nettie Ottenberg heads to polls, Star Collection © Washington Post - SELECT to zoom
DC Statehood Now bumper sticker, DC Statehood Commission Records, DC Community Archives - SELECT to zoomDemocratic Central Committee encourages District residents to vote in 1st Presidential election, 1964, Star Collection, © Washington Post - SELECT to zoom
Democratic Party electioneering at Stuart Jr. Hi in DC on election day, 1964, Star Collection, © Washington Post - SELECT to zoomDemocratic Party worker brings ballot to voter, 1956, Star Collection, © Washington Post - SELECT to zoom
District Republicans register for primary, 1956, Star Collection ©Washington Post - SELECT to zoomHome Rule picketers, Star Collection, © Washington Post - SELECT to zoom
Star-Juilius Hobson Press conf announcing Statehood candidacy, 1972, Star Collection, © Washington Post - SELECT to zoomWe Want the Vote in the District for Both Men and Women, marchers protest for DC's right to vote, Historical Image Collection - SELECT to zoom
19th Amendment passed in 1919 but Muriel Fritz cannot vote as District resident, Historical Image Collection, Washingtoniana Division - SELECT to zoomJulius Hobson, DC Statehood Party candidate campaign flyer, Hobson Papers, DC Community Archives, Washingtoniana Division - SELECT to zoom
Marion Barry announces creation of Free DC to work for DC home rule, 1966, Star Collection, © Washington Post - SELECT to zoomSpectator at Home Rule Hearing, 1972, Star Collection, © Washington Post - SELECT to zoom