• First Wave Statue Exhibit

    Women's Rights

    National Historical Park New York

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    Beginning on December 30, 2013 the park will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. The park will be open Wednesday-Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm

Notable Women's Rights Leaders After 1900

Alice Paul with suffrage flag
Alice Paul sewing another star onto the suffrage flag around 1919.
Library of Congress
 

Alice Paul, Carrie Chapman Catt, Harriot Stanton Blatch were leaders in the women's rights movement. Eleanor Roosevelt became a pioneer of the human rights movement.

Did You Know?

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Did you know that Amelia Bloomer (for whom the outfit was named) edited the first newspaper for women? More...