Posts tagged "suffrage"
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.
April 21, 1913: Suffrage Debates Continue As Legislators, Religious Figures Speak Out

April 21, 1913: Suffrage Debates Continue As Legislators, Religious Figures Speak Out

This certainly has been a newsworthy day for woman suffrage!
April 11, 1915: New York Suffragists Open "Suffrage Shop" On Fifth Avenue

April 11, 1915: New York Suffragists Open “Suffrage Shop” On Fifth Avenue

Run by the Women's Political Union, it's at 663 Fifth Avenue, and there is always some sort of activity going on while suffrage items are being sold. Even those basic items are now more numerous and imaginative.
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: September 26, 1968

Founding Feminists: September 26, 1968

Their common purpose was to save the N.W.P.'s headquarters, and the property immediately surrounding it.
Founding Feminists: September 23, 1923

Founding Feminists: September 23, 1923

I have been as one crying in the wilderness to women of wealth and leisure to give over their pleasure and frivolities and do something to justify their existence. I have cried in vain. No reform ever appealed to people who have all they want.
Founding Feminists: September 19, 1893

Founding Feminists: September 19, 1893

In an unprecedented victory for the worldwide suffrage movement, the women of New Zealand won full voting rights today!
Founding Feminists: September 18, 1968

Founding Feminists: September 18, 1968

Alice Paul is in full fighting mode today.
Founding Feminists: September 17, 1909

Founding Feminists: September 17, 1909

Now that the nation's largest suffrage organization is situated in such a strategic location, and rent is not a burden, the future of the cause seems very bright.
Founding Feminists: September 10, 1920

Founding Feminists: September 10, 1920

Debt-free and with their initial task happily accomplished, the National Woman's Party can now move on toward their new goal of total equality.