Collection Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman's Party

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  • Historical Timeline of the National Womans Party --                        Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman's Party
  • Historical Overview of the National Womans Party --                        Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman's Party

    Historical Overview of the National Womans Party -- ...

    The origins of the National Woman's Party (NWP) date from 1912, when Alice Paul and Lucy Burns, young Americans schooled in the militant tactics of the British suffrage movement, were appointed to the National American Woman Suffrage Association's (NAWSA) Congressional Committee. They injected a renewed militancy into the American campaign and shifted attention away from state voting rights toward a federal suffrage amendment. [Detail] ...

    • Date: 1912
  • Gallery of Suffrage Prisoners --                        Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman's Party

    Gallery of Suffrage Prisoners -- Women...

    The following individuals depicted in "Women of Protest" were among the many National Woman's Party activists who were arrested and imprisoned for their role in suffrage protests.

    • Date: 1910
  • Selected Leaders of the National Woman's Party --                        Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman's Party
  • Tactics and Techniques of the National Womans Party Suffrage Campaign --                        Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman's Party

    Tactics and Techniques of the National Womans Party Suffrage ...

    Founded in 1913 as the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage (CU), the National Woman's Party (NWP) was instrumental in raising public awareness of the women's suffrage campaign. Using a variety of tactics, the party successfully pressured President Woodrow Wilson, members of Congress, and state legislators to support passage of a 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing women nationwide the right to vote. In ...

    • Date: 1912
  • Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman's Party

    Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the Nationa...

    This collection includes 448 digitized photographs selected from approximately 2,650 print photographs in the Records of the National Woman's Party, a collection of more than 438,000 items, housed in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress. The images span from 1875 to 1938 but largely were created in the years between 1913 and 1922. The images depict the tactics used by the militant ...

    • Date: 1913