Reverend Doctor Anna Howard Shaw (1847 - 1919) "A leader in the women's suffrage movement, Shaw was a master orator for social justice, and the first woman to be ordained by the Protestant Methodist Church. She was the first living American woman to be awarded the U.S. Distinguished Service Medal."
On March 3, 1913, 5,000 women marched in Washington to support the right of women to vote. This button is on display with "The National Woman Suffrage Parade, 1913" at the National Museum of American History in Washington. Ceremonies in Washington on March 3, 2013 will honor the 1913 march.