In keeping with the tradition of the "Silent Sentinels" who picketed President Wilson, there will be no heckling. As before, the messages of the National Woman's Party will be made quite clear by being written on large, colorful banners.
June 5, 1916: Rival Suffrage Groups Take Different Paths to Achieve Bipartisan Support for Women’s Vote
An exciting week and a half of activity began today as members of two rival suffrage organizations arrived in Chicago.
41 years after the Susan B. Anthony Amendment was first introduced into Congress, it's being sent to the states for ratification.
"We are not content with words on suffrage which are not backed by party pressure. We are protesting against the continued disenfranchisement of women, for which the Republican Party has now become responsible."
"Deeds, not words," were demanded of the Republican Party today by Alice Paul and the National Woman's Party.
In a Memorial Day address to the Women's Military Service Club today in New York, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt praised the accomplishments of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps. She also indicated that entire WAAC units may soon be stationed outside the U.S.
The rivalry between the National Women's Party and the League of Women Voters went international this week, with one victory for each side so far.
Women are now among the elite who have graduated from each of the nation's most prestigious military academies.
The need for an Equal Rights Amendment has increased dramatically in the past few years, due to an assault on women's rights and opportunities that some misguided individuals see as one of the solutions to our country's current economic crisis.
Local suffragists expressed immediate and universal outrage today over some remarks made by New York City Mayor William Gaynor in a newspaper interview.
The woman suffrage movement's youngest supporters may be among its most insightful and articulate if those who spoke earlier this afternoon at the Brooklyn Woman Suffrage Association's headquarters are any example.
A victory for birth control advocates today, as charges were dismissed against all five defendants arrested on April 15th for distributing contraceptive information, a violation of Section 1142 of the New York State Penal Code.
Edith Bailey, Harriot Stanton Blatch, and several other suffragists held a rally today just outside the church of militant anti-suffragist Reverend Dr. Charles Henry Parkhurst.
The bill to establish a Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) got final Congressional approval today with a Senate vote of 38 to 27.
Today brought a reminder that the battles in the Pacific are far from over, and Army Nurses are as vital to our war effort as ever.
Huge numbers of visitors from the East, where no State has equal suffrage, are visiting the Exposition here in San Francisco.
There certainly seem to be plenty of people willing to do whatever it takes to remove a single word from the New York State Constitution, which presently grants the right to vote to "every male citizen of the age of 21 years."
Anyone who still doubts that the woman suffrage movement is rapidly gaining support must have been a long way from New York's Fifth Avenue earlier today.
May 5, 1916: Attendees Celebrating Emma Goldman’s Release from Prison Storm Carnegie Hall Stage for Birth Control Information
Rose Pastor Stokes has just caused a sensation in Carnegie Hall by distributing small slips of paper containing birth control information, a clear violation of Section 1142 of the New York State Penal Code.
Theodore Roosevelt joined the ranks of suffrage speakers tonight, and left no doubt he will bring the same enthusiasm and stirring oratory to the "Votes for Women" campaign which have characterized his efforts for other causes he passionately supports.