Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. Nation-wide demonstrations were held on May 2nd in support of Federal Amendment. Envoys from these demonstrations brought petitions to Washington on May 9th and carried them in procession to Congress from Lafayette Square. Five thousand women massed on and about the East Steps of the Capitol singing. United States Washington D.C, 1914. May 9. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000269/.