The issue of woman suffrage was debated for two lively hours at the City Club of New York today.
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.
April 3, 1920: Over 88% of New York State’s women earn less than the $16.13 a week—the minimum income needed to cover basic living costs.
Weekend Reading on Women’s Representation is a compilation of stories about women’s representation in politics, on boards, in sports and entertainment, in judicial offices and in the private sector in the U.S. and around the world—with a little gardening and goodwill mixed in for refreshment!
“I don’t know what’s going to happen if they let women play in baseball,” Babe Ruth said. “Of course, they never will make good. Why? Because they are too delicate. It would kill them to play ball every day.”
Understanding how disease outbreaks affect women differently than men is critical to creating equitable and effective policy responses.
Women-only cars on the Hudson and Manhattan Railroad’s “Hudson Tube” route through the McAdoo Tunnel from 23rd Street in Manhattan to Hoboken, New Jersey, are proving popular.
With this year’s celebration of Women’s History Month aligning with the anniversary of suffrage, we wanted to point out some of the recurrent myths about women’s history we come across as historians.
Today was a busy one for the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage as it became a national organization, adopted a constitution and launched a suffrage campaign that puts it in direct competition with another effort by the National American Woman Suffrage Association.
Hard as it may be to believe, a decade has passed since the battle over the 19th Amendment was still being furiously fought. The celebrations marking the end of that struggle on August 26, 1920, are already well under way, and all generations of suffragists will be honored during this 10th anniversary year.