Monthly Archives: May 2015

Experiencing the Equal Rights Periodical through the Centennial Project

By Jana Leighton Sewall-Belmont House & Museum staff is diligently working to share the overruns of Equal Rights as part of the Equal Rights Centennial Project in order to better educate others and raise awareness for the post-1920 work of … Continue reading

When Motherhood is the Message

By Ann Lewis The Suffrage Movement had a political problem: How do you persuade men to open the vote to women? Women were supposed to be the “angel in the house” – more virtuous and ladylike– so how do you … Continue reading

Join the Circle of Suffrage!

With Mother’s Day approaching, we want to take this opportunity to highlight the Founding Mothers of the suffrage movement. The collection here at Sewall-Belmont reflects the legacy and leadership of the National Woman’s Party’s (NWP) work for suffrage and equal … Continue reading