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This Week in History: Events for August 26

August 26, 1970

A massive "Women Strike for Equality" march in commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the 19th amendment took place in New York City and other cities.

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August 26, 1980

Three generations of activist Seaman family marched together in the tenth anniversary celebration of the New York Women's Strike for Equality.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: Events for August 26." (Viewed on April 24, 2014) <http://jwa.org/thisweek/aug/26>.