Posts tagged "feminist history"
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.
July 22, 1920: Suffragist Demand More Action from Harding

July 22, 1920: Suffragist Demand More Action from Harding

Over a hundred members of the National Woman's Party met with Republican Presidential nominee Warren G. Harding today, and made it clear that the N.W.P. will not settle for mere words from the Senator, but will insist on deeds.
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.