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April 4, 1907: The Equality League of Self-Supporting Women Votes on War, Equal Pay, and Suffrage

April 4, 1907: The Equality League of Self-Supporting Women Votes on War, Equal Pay, and Suffrage

There was a packed house on hand this evening for a meeting of Harriot Stanton Blatch's "Equality League of Self-Supporting Women" at New York City's Cooper Union.
Founding Feminists: April 3, 1920

Founding Feminists: April 3, 1920

Over 88% of New York State's women earn less than the $16.13 a week the Federal Government considers the minimum income needed to cover basic living costs.
Founding Feminists: April 2, 1931

Founding Feminists: April 2, 1931

Jackie Mitchell pitched her legendary "sinker" in an annual exhibition game with the New York Yankees.
Founding Feminists: April 1, 1909

Founding Feminists: April 1, 1909

Women-only cars on the Hudson & Manhattan Railroad's "Hudson Tube" route through the McAdoo Tunnel from 23rd Street in Manhattan to Hoboken, New Jersey, are proving popular.
Founding Feminists: March 31, 1915

Founding Feminists: March 31, 1915

Today, Alice Paul's "Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage" became a national organization, adopted a constitution, and launched a suffrage campaign that puts it into direct competition with another effort by the more conservative National American Woman Suffrage Association.
Founding Feminists: March 24, 1972

Founding Feminists: March 24, 1972

"A feminist 'pro-change' constituency is solidifying among specific groups of women."
Founding Feminists: March 20, 1937

Founding Feminists: March 20, 1937

Amelia Earhart's latest adventure nearly ended in disaster today when she attempted to fly to Howland Island, the second stop on her around-the-world flight.
Founding Feminists: March 19, 1937

Founding Feminists: March 19, 1937

Dozens more women were arrested today both inside and outside the Woolworth Store at 34 West 14th Street in Manhattan on the third day of their strike.
Founding Feminists: March 18, 1970

Founding Feminists: March 18, 1970

"We demand that as an act of faith toward women in this country, the Ladies Home Journal turn over to the Women's Liberation Movement the editorial content of one issue of the magazine, to be named the Women's Liberated Journal. We further demand a monthly column."
Founding Feminists: March 14, 1916

Founding Feminists: March 14, 1916

The resilience of the suffrage movement was never more in evidence than today.