This video shows New York City’s women who marched in suffrage parades. Click on “Read More.” There’s an emphasis in the poem by Florence Kiper about the courage and physical stamina it took to go out in public in a time when women stayed close to home. It took persistence and determination. Florence Kiper wrote poetry and political commentary. Reading by Marguerite Kearns. Music: Kevin MacLeod. Images: Library of Congress.