Posts tagged "history"
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.
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.