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#WomensEqualityDay and #NPS100 day in pictures

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Women picketing for the vote in front of the White House in 1917. (US Embassy the Hague/Flickr)

As you may or may not know, today is Women's Equality Day -- a national holiday that was created in 1971 to commemorate the 19th Amendment which grants women the right to vote. The holiday is also seen as the day to continue on the fight for equality, in the form of closing the pay gap, eliminating sexism in the workplace and society, and guaranteeing equal representation.

But it is ALSO #NPS100, the day the National Parks Service turns 100.

Here are a few #WomensEqualityDay pictures from today, as a reminder that it's okay to take a pause to celebrate some of the good.

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#WomensEqualityDay and #NPS100 day in pictures

Allison Hollender

Allison is originally from Fresno, California, but made her way to the beautiful Central Coast, where she is a student at UC Santa Cruz, earning a degree in both history and politics, working as a reporter for City on a Hill Press, and guzzling gallons of coffee. She is a lover of television and all things Amy Poehler. Follow her embarrassing attempts at jokes on Twitter @alleyrenee16.

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