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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

July 14, 1920: Harding Caves to Suffragist Criticism

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...
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."
June 2, 1920: Paul and National Woman's Party Put Pressure for Suffrage on Republicans

June 2, 1920: Paul and National Woman’s Party Put Pressure for Suffrage on Republicans

"Deeds, not words," were demanded of the Republican Party today by Alice Paul and the National Woman's Party.
May 30, 1943: Eleanor Roosevelt Praises the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps

May 30, 1943: Eleanor Roosevelt Praises the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps

In a Memorial Day address to the Women's Military Service Club today in New York, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt praised the accomplishments of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps. She also indicated that entire WAAC units may soon be stationed outside the U.S.
May 29, 1926: Feminist Groups Speak Out Against One Another Overseas

May 29, 1926: Feminist Groups Speak Out Against One Another Overseas

The rivalry between the National Women's Party and the League of Women Voters went international this week, with one victory for each side so far.