1930 to 1997
First conference of Inter-American Commission of Women held in Havana, Cuba. Alice Paul proposes international adoption of Equal Nationality Treaty, which she drafted.
House Judiciary Committee holds hearings on ERA.
Funeral services for Alva Belmont in New York City, following her death in Paris on Jan. 26.
Memorial service for Alva Belmont at Washington Monument.
After years of NWP lobbying, Dickstein-Copeland bill signed into law, extending coverage of 1922 Cable Act and establishing equal nationality laws.
Equal Nationality Treaty, drafted by Alice Paul, signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Biennial NWP convention in New York reflects growing intra-party conflict.
NWP plays role in repeal of Section 213, Legislative Appropriations Act of 1932 (Economy Act), prohibiting federal employees from working for the government if spouses also federal employees.
Fair Labor Standards Act passed–major legislative victory for NWP.
World Woman's Party (WWP), headquartered in Geneva, formed at NWP convention in Detroit.
WWP officially incorporated, with NWP as American branch.
Successful NWP campaign to include Title VII within Civil Rights Act
House of Representatives approves ERA.
Senate approves ERA. Ratification process begins; 20 states ratify before year's end.
Eleven more states ratify ERA; two states rescind earlier ratification.
Alice Paul dies in Moorestown, New Jersey, believing ERA ratification imminent.
Time expires before ERA ratification completed—falls short by three states.
NWP becomes non-profit, nonpolitical, educational organization.