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June 16, 1937: Eleanor Roosevelt Confident That One Day A Woman Will Be President

June 16, 1937: Eleanor Roosevelt Confident That One Day A Woman Will Be President

One day a woman will be elected President! That's the assurance of the woman who currently lives in the White House, Eleanor Roosevelt.
June 9, 1970: Clarifications on Workplace Sex Discrimination Follow Report Detailing Widespread Effects

June 9, 1970: Clarifications on Workplace Sex Discrimination Follow Report Detailing Widespread Effects

Clearly, even as the 50th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment approaches, a lot of work still needs to be done to achieve full equality for women.
June 6, 1920: Republican National Convention Picket Plans Underway

June 6, 1920: Republican National Convention Picket Plans Underway

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

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.
June 4, 1919: Women's Suffrage Amendment Headed to States for Ratification

June 4, 1919: Women’s Suffrage Amendment Headed to States for Ratification

41 years after the Susan B. Anthony Amendment was first introduced into Congress, it's being sent to the states for ratification.
June 3, 1920: Suffragists to Protest Republican National Convention

June 3, 1920: Suffragists to Protest Republican National Convention

"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."
June 2, 1920: Paul and National Woman's Party Put Pressure for Suffrage on Republicans

June 2, 1920: Paul and National Woman’s Party Put Pressure for Suffrage on Republicans

"Deeds, not words," were demanded of the Republican Party today by Alice Paul and the National Woman's Party.
May 30, 1943: Eleanor Roosevelt Praises the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps

May 30, 1943: Eleanor Roosevelt Praises the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps

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.
May 29, 1926: Feminist Groups Speak Out Against One Another Overseas

May 29, 1926: Feminist Groups Speak Out Against One Another Overseas

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.
May 28, 1980: Military Women Make History Across the Nation

May 28, 1980: Military Women Make History Across the Nation

Women are now among the elite who have graduated from each of the nation's most prestigious military academies.