Posts tagged "feminist history"
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...
June 18, 1873: Susan B. Anthony Found Guilty of Voting in General Election

June 18, 1873: Susan B. Anthony Found Guilty of Voting in General Election

Susan B. Anthony has been found guilty of having "illegally" voted in last November's General Election.
June 17, 1904: International Council of Women Hears Arguments on Women's Access to Higher Education

June 17, 1904: International Council of Women Hears Arguments on Women’s Access to Higher Education

It's been quite a day here in Berlin's Philharmonic Hall, as delegates of Women's National Councils from as far away as New Zealand assembled for an International Council of Women, the first such gathering since they last met in London five years ago.
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."