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
An exciting week and a half of activity began today as members of two rival suffrage organizations arrived in Chicago.
41 years after the Susan B. Anthony Amendment was first introduced into Congress, it's being sent to the states for ratification.
"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."
"Deeds, not words," were demanded of the Republican Party today by Alice Paul and the National Woman's Party.
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.
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.
Women are now among the elite who have graduated from each of the nation's most prestigious military academies.
The need for an Equal Rights Amendment has increased dramatically in the past few years, due to an assault on women's rights and opportunities that some misguided individuals see as one of the solutions to our country's current economic crisis.
Local suffragists expressed immediate and universal outrage today over some remarks made by New York City Mayor William Gaynor in a newspaper interview.