Posts tagged "suffrage"
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 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.
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."
May 2, 1913: President Theodore Roosevelt Speaks Out for Suffrage

May 2, 1913: President Theodore Roosevelt Speaks Out for Suffrage

Theodore Roosevelt joined the ranks of suffrage speakers tonight, and left no doubt he will bring the same enthusiasm and stirring oratory to the "Votes for Women" campaign which have characterized his efforts for other causes he passionately supports.
April 30, 1915: New York Senator Remains Opposed to Suffrage Following Meeting with Movement Leaders

April 30, 1915: New York Senator Remains Opposed to Suffrage Following Meeting with Movement Leaders

There was a quite frustrating and somewhat heated exchange of views this afternoon in Washington, D.C., as Inez Milholland Boissevain, Doris Stevens, and several other members of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage met with Senator James O'Gorman, Democrat of New York.
April 22, 1919: Suffrage Victories Won Across the Nation

April 22, 1919: Suffrage Victories Won Across the Nation

There are now about 15,500,000 women eligible to vote for the next President - a number just 2,000,000 less that the total number of votes actually cast for the two major party candidates in the 1916 Presidential election.