Though Representative Joseph Walsh called it yielding to "the nagging of iron-jawed angels," the House voted 181-107 today to finally create a separate Committee on Woman Suffrage.
September 23, 1923: National Women’s Party Celebrates Its Legacy, Vows to Move Forward at Colorado Pageant
Anyone who thinks the National Woman's Party must have lost some of its drive or militance clearly wasn't at today's colorful pageant in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
"I know from practical experience of the discriminations which confront women when they enter an occupation where men have priority in opportunity, advancement and protection."
In an unprecedented victory for the suffrage movement, all women in New Zealand, regardless of economic status or race, won full voting rights today.
Alice Paul is in full fighting mode today, and women are preparing to risk arrest and engage in civil disobedience if necessary.
It's a new era in the suffrage battle, and a new headquarters for the National American Woman Suffrage Association.
The contrast between the older, traditional suffrage groups and the movement's newer, more militant faction was never more in evidence than today.
Today, Equal Rights Amendment supporters finally got a chance to make their case to the Senate Judiciary Committee - but in a move that mirrored the kind of bias that still exists, proponents were allowed only one day of testimony, despite opponents being given three days last week.
Are being quite young, very attractive, and an unmarried woman "bona fide occupational qualifications" for being a stewardess? According to the airline industry, the answer is "yes," but two unions and feminist Betty Friedan disagree.
Today saw a celebration of courage and triumph in Washington, DC, as well as optimism in the wake of a defeat in Maine.
Though originally created for the purpose of putting the Susan B. Anthony Amendment into the Constitution, there was a consensus among Executive Committee members today that the party must now evolve from an "equal suffrage" organization to one whose goal is total equality.
If Progressives are to win the White House in November, women must register and vote in great numbers, according to former - and hopefully future - President Theodore Roosevelt.
Judging by the attendance, speeches and resolutions at today's opening session of the third annual National Women's Rights Convention, the movement is growing, and attracting many new and ambitious young supporters.
In a very encouraging sign, a majority of the over 70,000 marchers in New York City's Labor Day Parade this afternoon were women.
In regard to participating in the campaign for the E.R.A., a measure endorsed by Republicans since 1940 and Democrats since 1944, Ford said: "I would be happy to take part in it."
Despite a valiant effort, the 1912 Ohio suffrage campaign is ending in defeat tonight.
Outrageous discrimination in regard to both age and sex was the subject of a hearing today before a Labor Subcommittee of the House of Representatives.
"You represent a dream which I conceived during the First World War," Representative Edith Nourse Rogers, Republican of Massachusetts, said, "when, working in England and on the battlefields of France, I saw work performed by members of the women's army."
Today, people all around the country got a chance to celebrate day before yesterday's final victory for nationwide woman suffrage, while Alice Paul took some time out to speculate about what the National Woman's Party will do now that its original goal has been achieved.
"This is a glorious and wonderful day. I have lived to realize the big, beautiful dream of my life - the enfranchisement of women."