Today in Feminist History: The Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage Becomes Official (March 31, 1915)

Post date:

Author:

Category:

March 31, 1915: 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 (NAWSA). 

PHOTO: Members of the Congressional Union leaving Peg Woffington’s Coffee House in New York City, where the early session of today’s meeting was held. The “Suffragist,” seen in the lower right corner, is the C.U.’s official publication.
Front row, from left: Elizabeth Colt, Elizabeth Kent, Elizabeth Selden Rogers, Olive Halladay Hasbrouck, with Hazel MacKaye holding the magazine.
Second row: Marie Theodosia Armes, Lucy Burns, and Jessie Davisson.

The result of this all-day meeting of the Congressional Union’s Advisory Council makes it clear that there are two very different…

Continue Reading Source

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

STAY CONNECTED

20,790FansLike
2,506FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe

INSTAGRAM

“The Hill We Climb”: Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman Makes Her Mark

In her poem, titled “The Hill We Climb,” Gorman struck a chord of unity, bridging pain of the past with hope for a...

I Got Heat for Promoting Part-Time Jobs for Moms. Here’s What My Critics Don’t Understand

I wrote a LinkedIn post last week about the value of part-time work for moms. Not everyone liked my post, which was covered...

Taking Care of Your Mental Health While Parenting During a Pandemic

Who would have assumed that having to stay in our homes could be such a dynamic experience for people? Or could stretch on...