Monthly Archives: January 2016

January 1916: The Lay of the Land for the Congressional Union

The beginning of 1916 presented opportunities for the Congressional Union. Following a final failed attempt to merge with the National American Woman Suffrage Association in December 1915, the Congressional Union led by Alice Paul, fully dedicated itself to the federal … Continue reading

Forgotten Women: A Follow-Up to Our #TextileTuesday Posts Of Memorial Banners

In December, we focused our #TextileTuesday Twitter posts on the banners carried in 1933 at a memorial service for the late Alva Belmont, president and benefactor of the National Woman’s Party (NWP). As mentioned in an earlier blog, the banners … Continue reading

Happy 100th Anniversary National Woman’s Party!

2016 will be an exciting year for the National Woman’s Party (NWP). The NWP was founded in June of 1916, so this year, we will celebrate the centennial of this great organization. We invite you to join us in the … Continue reading