• First Wave Statue Exhibit

    Women's Rights

    National Historical Park New York

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?

Statues in the lobby of the visitor center

Did you know that many women's rights reformers were also abolitionists, and that the writers of the Declaration of Sentiments borrowed phrases and ideas from the antislavery movement? More...