Media

National Press Club

Club Paid Tribute to Women’s Rights at August Pub Quiz

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CNN Politics

On Women’s Equality Day, a look back at the early fight for equal rights

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PBS’s To The Contrary

Women’s Equality: A National Monument

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Press Release – Sewall-Belmont House & Museum Becomes Newest National Park Site

Today, Sewall-Belmont House & Museum, the home and headquarters for women’s suffragist, human rights activist, and founder of the National Woman’s Party Alice Paul, announces its designation by Presidential Proclamation as America’s newest national park site.

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Stuff You Missed in History Class

The Road to the Declaration of Sentiments

Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott met in London in 1840 and bonded instantly over a shared anger at injustices against women. Their friendship led to the creation the Women’s Rights Convention in 1848, and the signing of a pivotal document.

This podcast mentions Sewall-Belmont, the ratification banner, the jailhouse door pin, and more.

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Press Release – Congressman Tom MacArthur

MacArthur Honors Women’s Suffrage with Alice Paul Congressional Gold Medal Act

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PBS NewsHour

Gloria Steinem’s advice to young women: Listen to themselves, not to me

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Steinem’s interview was filmed at the Sewall-Belmont House & Museum


Glamour

How Starring in Suffragette Made Carey Mulligan an Activist (and Why You’ll Never Take Your Vote for Granted Again After Watching This Movie)

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The Hill is Home

Things We Take for Granted: A Peek Inside the Sewall-Belmont House And Museum

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September 30, 2015 Press Release

Sewall-Belmont House & Museum Recognizes Groundbreaking Women

Senator Patty Murray and Senator Lisa Murkowski win Alice Award and Sheila Johnson honored with Voice for Women Award

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August 7, 2015 Press Release

Sewall-Belmont House & Museum and National Parks Conservation Association Praise Legislation to Preserve Nationally Treasured Women’s History Site

Senator Mikulski introduces bill to include Sewall-Belmont House & Museum in National Park System

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WAMU 88.5 The Kojo Nnamdi Show

HQ For National Woman’s Party Could Be Added To National Park System

Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) is introducing a bill that would add the Sewell-Belmont House — former headquarters of the National Woman’s Party — to the National Park System.
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Huffington Post

Women’s Rights Museum Could Become Newest National Park

Fourteen female senators seek to designate the landmark Sewall-Belmont House.
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Washington Business Journal

Capitol Hill women’s history site may become Park Service entity

The historic Sewall-Belmont House & Museum at 144 Constitution Ave. NE on Capitol Hill near the Hart Senate Office Building is being pitched as a new addition to the National Park Service, pending congressional approval.
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Just what will the Park Service get if it takes over historic Capitol Hill house? This. (Slideshow)

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The Washington Post

Celebrating women’s suffrage at the struggling Sewall-Belmont House

The ladies of this house led the fight to get U.S. women the right to vote.
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This old house

The National Park Service is considering adding the Sewall-Belmont House & Museum to the stable of properties it oversees. The Park Service made the announcement last week after a two-year feasibility study.

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WAMU 88.5 The Kojo Nnamdi Show

D.C. Museum Remembers The Women Who Fought For Equality A Century Ago

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