From 4 AM on, suffragists waited today for a victory in California. All signs, however, did not point to victory.
California suffragists and anti-suffragists normally sound radically different from each other, but today both sides are making identical and equally confident predictions of victory in tomorrow's vote.
Though confident of victory in day after tomorrow's suffrage referendum, some California suffragists are making backup plans in case of defeat.
With just three days to go until the vote on woman suffrage in California, the Valencia Theater in San Francisco was filled to capacity tonight by those who wanted to hear the big debate that everyone had been waiting for.
Will the number of women voters in the U.S. be nearly doubled four days from now? That delightful prospect is looking more likely each day as the October 10th vote on woman suffrage in California approaches.
October 3, 1950: Eleanor Roosevelt Praises Women’s Rights Victories Around the World and Asks for More
Eleanor Roosevelt, former First Lady and present U.S. Delegate to the United Nations, today praised the progress the women of the world have made in winning the vote in the five years since the United Nations was established.
One thing is now certain: there will be no second vote until after the November elections, according to members of the Senate Woman Suffrage Committee. It's the consensus of the committee's pro-suffrage members that until the composition of the Senate is changed, the result would be another defeat.
The speeches by pro-suffrage Senators today were as eloquent and impassioned as they had been during yesterday's debate.
It was truly stunning and historic when President Wilson unexpectedly came into the Senate at 1:00 this afternoon to speak for fifteen minutes on the necessity and justice of that body voting in favor of the Susan B. Anthony Amendment.
"Equal pay for equal work!" That was the demand today by the 4,000 women in New York City's Interborough Teachers' Association.
A new weapon in what's becoming a war on women in the workforce was denounced tonight by Civil Service Commissioner Jessie Dell at a meeting sponsored by the National Woman's Party at its Washington, D.C., headquarters.
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.