Founding Feminists
July 21, 1923: National Women's Party Kicks Off ERA Campaign

July 21, 1923: National Women’s Party Kicks Off ERA Campaign

The true beginning of this new campaign actually dates back to February 16, 1921.
July 16, 1920: Suffragist Factions Work Separately For The Women's Vote

July 16, 1920: Suffragist Factions Work Separately For The Women’s Vote

Both factions of the suffrage movement were quite busy today.
July 15, 1940: Democratic Party Will Not Endorse Equal Rights Amendment

July 15, 1940: Democratic Party Will Not Endorse Equal Rights Amendment

Despite a valiant effort by the National Woman's Party and the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs, the Democratic Party today declined to join Republicans in endorsing the Equal Rights Amendment.
July 14, 1920: Harding Caves to Suffragist Criticism With An Endorsement of the Susan B. Anthony Amendment

July 14, 1920: Harding Caves to Suffragist Criticism With An Endorsement of the Susan B. Anthony Amendment

Any remaining doubts about the National Woman's Party's political clout must certainly have been dispelled today.
July 10, 1908: Police Intervene As Suffragists Invade Financial District

July 10, 1908: Police Intervene As Suffragists Invade Financial District

Harriot Stanton Blatch and six young suffragists invaded Manhattan's financial district earlier today, and had much better success with its inhabitants than they did with the police.
July 9, 1978: Feminists Make History With Biggest-Ever March for the Equal Rights Amendment

July 9, 1978: Feminists Make History With Biggest-Ever March for the Equal Rights Amendment

In the largest march for women's rights in the nation's history - nearly three times the size of the largest suffrage parade, and at least twice as big as the landmark August 26, 1970 march in New York - a hundred thousand supporters of equality took to the streets of Washington, D.C., today to...
July 8, 1916: Alice Paul Pushes Presidential Nominee to Support Suffrage

July 8, 1916: Alice Paul Pushes Presidential Nominee to Support Suffrage

Alice Paul is back in Washington, D.C., following a meeting with Republican Presidential nominee Charles Evans Hughes at the Hotel Astor in New York City.
July 7, 1920: Democrats Turn the Tide on Suffrage

July 7, 1920: Democrats Turn the Tide on Suffrage

Governor James Cox of Ohio, who officially became the Democratic nominee for President last night, today sent a telegram to the head of the Democratic State Committee of Louisiana urging reconsideration of that State's recent rejection of the Susan B. Anthony Amendment.
July 4, 1876: Suffragists Present "Declaration of Rights of the Women of the United States"

July 4, 1876: Suffragists Present “Declaration of Rights of the Women of the United States”

"We ask justice, we ask equality, we ask that all the civil and political rights that belong to citizens of the United States, be guaranteed to us and our daughters forever."
June 19, 1873: Susan B. Anthony Advocates for Suffrage While On Trial for Voting

June 19, 1873: Susan B. Anthony Advocates for Suffrage While On Trial for Voting

This week's courtroom drama clearly shows that the second quarter century of the struggle for women's equality will be at least as energetic and eventful as the first, and there can be no doubt that the day of victory is now considerably closer than it appeared to be just a year - or even a...