Posts tagged "founding feminists"
Founding Feminists: November 6, 1917

Founding Feminists: November 6, 1917

The suffrage army's advance now seems unstoppable.
Founding Feminists: November 5, 1917

Founding Feminists: November 5, 1917

The final suffrage meetings and rallies are still going on, and leaders are making sure that their armies of volunteers who have been working almost non-stop through two successive campaigns are ready to shift gears overnight and work just as hard to assure a fair election.
Founding Feminists: November 4, 1917

Founding Feminists: November 4, 1917

Though the outcome won't be known for at least 48 hours, the kind of unprecedented organizing that's gone on, and the high degree of support for suffrage that's being expressed, has made for a good deal of justifiable optimism.
Founding Feminists: November 1, 1915

Founding Feminists: November 1, 1915

In Massachusetts tonight, eight thousand women are preparing to stand their shifts 100 feet from the polls tomorrow.
Founding Feminists: October 31, 1915

Founding Feminists: October 31, 1915

"In the face of this great calamity of war, how can men say that government could be made worse by the participation of women?"
Founding Feminists: October 29, 1915

Founding Feminists: October 29, 1915

Of course, no amount of confidence will lead to any slackening of efforts between now and November 2nd.
Founding Feminists: October 28, 1915

Founding Feminists: October 28, 1915

Founding Feminists is FMF’s daily herstory column. Standing in the large, cheering crowd at 59th Street and 8th Avenue tonight watching the torchlight suffrage parade, it’s hard to imagine how the New York campaign could possibly get any more intense than it has been up until now. But that’s exactly what’s about to happen in...
Founding Feminists: October 24, 1915

Founding Feminists: October 24, 1915

With just nine days left until three big Eastern States vote on woman suffrage referenda, the battle for women's equality at the polls goes on in large cities as well as small towns, and is being waged by both women and men.
Founding Feminists: October 25, 1915

Founding Feminists: October 25, 1915

Just eight days to go until New York, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts vote on woman suffrage, so the campaign in the Empire State, like everywhere else, is reaching its peak.
Founding Feminists: October 23, 1915

Founding Feminists: October 23, 1915

This was truly a great day to be a suffragist - or in some cases, to become one.
Founding Feminists: October 18, 1915

Founding Feminists: October 18, 1915

It's probably a good thing that there is so much work to do today. It doesn't leave anyone with much free time to worry about tomorrow's outcome.
Founding Feminists: October 17, 1915

Founding Feminists: October 17, 1915

Just two more days remain until New Jersey votes on woman suffrage, and if women could vote, it would win in a landslide.
Founding Feminists: October 16, 1915

Founding Feminists: October 16, 1915

A win in all four States would mean that not only would equal suffrage have finally spread East of the Mississippi, but would have a strong presence here.
Founding Feminists: October 15, 1915

Founding Feminists: October 15, 1915

"New Jersey Next!"
Founding Feminists: October 14, 1918

Founding Feminists: October 14, 1918

"If we cannot make our protests seen by our banners, we will make them heard by our voices in the Senate ; but we will not let it be said of women that they acquiesced in the defeat of justice and liberty."
Founding Feminists: October 4, 1911

Founding Feminists: October 4, 1911

A war of words as papers and activists publish pieces about the merits of suffrage.
Founding Feminists: October 2, 1918

Founding Feminists: October 2, 1918

Yesterday's defeat has only served to make suffragists in all States even more determined to flex their political muscles in the upcoming election.
Founding Feminists: October 1, 1918

Founding Feminists: October 1, 1918

The speeches by pro-suffrage Senators today were as eloquent and impassioned as they had been during yesterday's debate.
Founding Feminists: September 30, 1918

Founding Feminists: September 30, 1918

It was a truly stunning moment when President Wilson came into the Senate at 1:00 this afternoon and spoke eloquently and unequivocally about the need for women's suffrage.
Founding Feminists: September 27, 1914

Founding Feminists: September 27, 1914

On September 14th they began sending speakers with carloads of literature to the districts where Democrats will be up for election in November, hoping to get the West's four million women voters to replace them with Republicans.