Founding Feminists
August 6, 1918: National Women's Party Members Arrested in Washington, DC

August 6, 1918: National Women’s Party Members Arrested in Washington, DC

48 members of the National Woman's Party were arrested today when they attempted to hold a suffrage rally at the Lafayette Monument in Lafayette Park, across from the White House.
August 5, 1920: Harding Will Fight for Suffrage With Party Members

August 5, 1920: Harding Will Fight for Suffrage With Party Members

Warren G. Harding has reversed the position he took just yesterday of being unwilling to help in the fight to win ratification of the Susan B. Anthony Amendment in Tennessee.
August 4, 1920: Harding Will Not Take Action on Suffrage Within His Party

August 4, 1920: Harding Will Not Take Action on Suffrage Within His Party

The already uncertain chances of Tennessee ratifying the Susan B. Anthony (nationwide woman suffrage) Amendment decreased today as Republican Presidential nominee Warren G. Harding said he was not presently willing to get involved in pressuring his fellow party members there to vote "yes."
August 1, 1911: Harriet Quimby Makes History as First Woman Pilot

August 1, 1911: Harriet Quimby Makes History as First Woman Pilot

An American woman has now joined the ranks of licensed aeroplane pilots!
July 31, 1913: Suffrage Procession Takes Hyattsville By Storm

July 31, 1913: Suffrage Procession Takes Hyattsville By Storm

A huge caravan of over 60 decorated automobiles, carrying suffragists and 85,000 signatures on suffrage petitions gathered from citizens of all 48 States, assembled in Hyattsville, Maryland, today.
July 30, 1970: Feminist Activists Protest Exclusion of Sex Discrimination from Efforts to Improve Workplace Diversity

July 30, 1970: Feminist Activists Protest Exclusion of Sex Discrimination from Efforts to Improve Workplace Diversity

Pickets from the National Organization for Women were out early and in force today in seven of fourteen cities that were part of a closed-circuit television conference sponsored by the National Association of Manufacturers and the National Industry Council.
July 29, 1915: New Poll Finds Overwhelming Support for Woman Suffrage in New York State

July 29, 1915: New Poll Finds Overwhelming Support for Woman Suffrage in New York State

A suffrage victory in New York State on November 2nd now seems assured if the results of today's "Telephone Day" poll are an accurate representation of public sentiment.
July 28, 1920: Suffrage Factions Both Confident About Passing Susan B. Anthony Amendment

July 28, 1920: Suffrage Factions Both Confident About Passing Susan B. Anthony Amendment

Alice Paul and Carrie Chapman Catt don't agree on much - other than that women should have the right to vote - but both are now confident that nationwide woman suffrage is imminent.
July 25, 1946: Legislation in Congress Would Make Women's Army Corps Permanent

July 25, 1946: Legislation in Congress Would Make Women’s Army Corps Permanent

"During the time I had WACs under my command they have met every test and task assigned to them ... their contributions in efficiency, skill, spirit and determination are immeasurable."
July 23, 1937: National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs Endorses Equal Rights Amendment

July 23, 1937: National Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs Endorses Equal Rights Amendment

The Equal Rights Amendment received the most prestigious organizational approval in its 14-year history today when it was endorsed at the biennial convention of the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs.