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Archivist of the United States blogs about altered 2017 Women's March photo, lays out next steps
Press Release · Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Washington, DC

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This photo shows the unaltered 2017 Women's March photo alongside the 1913 March photo which were posted outside the Rightfully Hers: Women and the Vote exhibit at the National Archives museum in Washington, DC, as a temporary display while a new lenticular image incorporating both of these images is re-fabricated. The new lenticular will be installed as soon as possible. The altered image was removed January 18, 2020. National Archives Photo by Susana Raab.

In a post entitled "Accepting Responsibility, Working to Rebuild Your Trust" Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero addresses public concerns about the alteration of the 2017 Women's March photo, shares current and future plans to ensure this never happens again, and vows to rebuild trust in the National Archives. 

Read more on the AOTUS Blog.

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