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Name Equal Rights Amendments
Number of Object records 9
Number of Photo records 13
Number of Archive records 168
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Image of National Woman's Party Scrapbook Collection - 1944.007

National Woman's Party Scrapbook Collection - 1944.007

The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings dating from 1926 to 1928 on political, societal, and economic issues related to women and the objectives the National Woman's Party. The scrapbook has a black cloth cover. In the upper left corner of the front cover, The Ideal Scrap Book is impressed in gold lettering. A small, torn piece of a label remains on the front cover. The scrapbook was originally bound, but many pages are not secured by the black string. Many of the pages are discolored and rippled, and glue dots are exposed. There are loose newspaper clippings.

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1923.018.002

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1923.018.002

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is typed on 8.5" x 11" paper stationary October 28, 1923 Stanford University, California. Dear Miss Paul: Replying to your letter of October 16th, I doubt very much whether California will be represented by any one from here in November -- for the usual obvious reason. I believe that Miss Vernon has communicated with those who would be interested. Mrs. Kent has probably reported to you that a number of us called upon Senator Shortridge the other day. I thought that Mrs. Kent presented the amendment to him very well-and that Miss Clements' discussion of the effect of the minimum wage law was quite effective. It occurred

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1923.021.001

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1923.021.001

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is typed on 8.5" x 11" paper stationary, affixed to a 5" x 8" paper card. Copy Alva B. Adams United States Senate Colorado Washington DC Oct. 20th, 923. Miss Mary Oldfield, Cor, Sec. Business and Professional Woman's Club Colorado Springs Dear Madam:- I am in receipt of your recent letter asking that I pledge myself to vote for the Amendment of the U.S. Constitution which is being advocated by the National Woman's Party. At the present time I am not prepared to commit myself as to my attitude in reference to this amendment. I am in receipt of resolutions from women's org

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1925.003.001

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1925.003.001

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is handwritten on a 5" x 8" paper card NWP Date: 3-21-1925 Rep. Allgood, State: Ala Place of Interview: Office Interviewed by: Gertrude James Robey Purcellville, VA Exact Statement and Remarks: Hope to finish talk with him soon as we were interrupted. Believe he will prove favorable. His Secretary Mr. R. Lee Barnes- says that the Congressman has expressed himself favorably Voted for Suffrage Where? (in pencil)

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1925.003.002

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1925.003.002

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is handwritten on a 5" x 8" paper card NWP Date: 04-09-1925 Rep. Allgood State: Ala Place of Interview: Office Interviewed by: Gertrude James Robey Exact Statement and Remarks - Second talk with him- + rather a satisfactory one. Agreed against prohibiting women a fair chance in industry - since he (a one armed man) would readily fight such discrimination on himself. Promised to weigh matter carefully. He has a very pleasant Secretary - Mr. R. Lee Barnes.

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1929.011.001

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1929.011.001

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is typed on 8.5" x 11" paper stationary William R. Eaton Congress of the United States House of Representatives Washington DC Jan. 6, 1929 Susan H. B. Gray National Woman's Party 144 B. St. N.E. Washington D.C. (HANDWRITTEN) Congressional File - Basement Dear Madam, Receipt is acknowledged of your letter of December 31st, in which you request Mr. Eaton's support on the Equal Rights Amendment. Please be advised that this letter is being placed in our file together with other correspondence on Equal Rights for Women, and will have Mr. Eaton's careful attention when the matter comes up for consideration. Thanki

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1925.004.001

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1925.004.001

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is handwritten on a 5" x 8" paper card NWP Date: 03-31-1925 Rep. Bankhead State: Ala Place of Interview: Office Interviewed by: Gertrude James Robey Exact Statement and Remarks - Expressed himself as open-minded - welcomed by call and said general principles appeared reasonable.

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1925.005.001

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1925.005.001

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is handwritten on a 5" x 8" paper card NWP Date: 03-22-1925 Rep. Bowling State: Ala Place of Interview: Office Purpose of Interview: Amendment Interviewed by: Gertrude James Robey Exact Statement and Remarks - Because very interested and I sincerely believe that he could be persuaded thro his opposition to foreign laborers entering states agreed that Florida-seat-measure could be introducing in all states.

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1924.003.001

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1924.003.001

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is typed on 8.5" x 11" paper stationary United States Senate, Committee on Agriculture and Forestry. (HANDWRITTEN IN PENCIL) Attention Younger (TYPED LETTER) April 4, 1924. Miss Cary F. Wilson 172 So. Ga. Ave. Mobile, Alabama. My dear Miss Wilson, I am in receipt of a petition signed by a large number of women from Mobile in reference to Senate Joint Resolution #21 introduced by Senator Curtis of Kansas. It will give me pleasure to bear in mind your interest and wishes when this bill comes be- fore the Senate for consideration.

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1924.003.002

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1924.003.002

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is handwritten on a 5" x 8" paper card NWP Date: March 5, 1924 Senator Heflin State: Alabama Place of interview: office Purpose of Interview: Lucretia Mott Amendment Interviewed by: Gertrude James Robey Purcellville, Va Exact Statement and Remarks: Began by paying high tribute to Miss Pollitzer said she had opened his mind to conviction (??) Thought measure was sound + well represented by our Lobbyists - asked for literature which I am delivering today. My opinion is that he would prove a strong advocate.

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1929.001.001

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1929.001.001

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is handwritten on a 5" x 8" paper card NWP Date: June 4, 1929 J. Thomas Heflin State: Alabama, Party: Dem. Position on Equal Rights Amendment: N.C.F. Place of Interview: Senate Parlor Purpose of Interview: Equal Rights Amendment Interviewed by: Anne C. Rotter Address: Milwaukee, Wis. Exact Statement of position on Equal Rights Amendment: Is in sympathy with us and would like to see us from time to time.

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1924.004.001

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1924.004.001

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is handwritten on a 5" x 8" paper card NWP Date: 04-14-1924 Senator Hill State: Alabama Position on Equal Rights Amendment: N.C.D. Place of interview: House Interviewed by: Gertrude James Robey Exact Statement and Remarks: After repeated efforts to talk to this very young man - I stopped him in corridor - and such a outpouring of contempt I've not had the honor to receive - but from very very immature minds. Said no sound thinking women were supporting our theory. which was nothing but a theory - that we should be endeavoring to make this a better world instead of chasing after such absurd th

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1924.005.001

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1924.005.001

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is handwritten on a 5" x 8" paper card NWP Date: 03-27-1924 Senator Huddleston State: Ala Position on Equal Rights Amendment: NO Place of interview: office Purpose of Interview: Amendment Interviewed by: Gertrude James Robey Purcellville, VA Exact Statement and Remarks: He + Mr. OConner of Louisiana are the only 2 men - so far - that have absolutely refused to discuss measure - Both object to it

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1924.006.001

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1924.006.001

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is handwritten on a 5" x 8" paper card NWP Date: 3-27 1924 Representative Jeffers State: Alabama Place of interview: office Purpose of Interview: Interviewed by: Gertrude James Robey Purcellville, Va Exact Statement and Remarks: After several calls - found him in but a very hard man to talk to - sarcastic and domineering. Don't know what to say - if a better Lobbyist than I - had interviewed him - would be his attitude.

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1924.007.001

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1924.007.001

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is handwritten on a 5" x 8" paper card NWP Date: 3-20 1924 Representative McDuffie State: Alabama Place of interview: office Purpose of Interview: Interviewed by: Gertrude James Robey Purcellville, Va Exact Statement and Remarks: So sure we are wrong but will give me more time for discussion later and I believe I can very well utilize a discussion

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1924.007.002

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1924.007.002

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is handwritten on a 5" x 8" paper card NWP Date: 3-31 1924 Representative McDuffie State: Alabama Place of interview: office Purpose of Interview: Interviewed by: Gertrude James Robey Exact Statement and Remarks: Made a very poor showing before him He said 10 minutes - consumed it all himself as did Rep. Olliver of his state and ended up by counciling women to reform the world etc etc He opposed suffrage.

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1924.008.001

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1924.008.001

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is handwritten on a 5" x 8" paper card NWP Date: 4-11 1924 Senator Underwood State: Alabama Place of interview: Senate Purpose of Interview: Interviewed by: Gertrude James Robey Exact Statement and Remarks: Realizes very forcibly that Welfare preventa- -tive legislation is restricting - Says he voted for all state-law some years ago - hoping to aid women but instead of making it easier he saw many forced to scrub floors or starve. He fears the removal of equalizing property rights. I liked him immensely.

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1924.009.001

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1924.009.001

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is handwritten on a 5" x 8" paper card NWP Date: Mch 6 1924 Representative Steagall State: Alabama Place of interview: office Purpose of Interview: Amendment Interviewed by: Gertrude James Robey Exact Statement and Remarks: Only a moments conversation - __??__ to see him again. Said - however that he would approve of amending Constitution to improve conditions if so could be proven to be necessary.

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1923.022.001

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1923.022.001

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is typed on a 5" x 8" paper card Copy House of Representatives, U.S. Washington D.C. Canon City, Colorado October 20, 923. Miss Mary Oldfield, Sec. Business and Professional Woman's Club, Colorado Springs, Colo. My Dear Miss Oldfield:- I am pleased to have your letter of Oct. 15th, expressing your interest in the amendment for the Equal Rights for Women. I shall of course, be glad to give serious consideration to this proposition when it comes up in Congress. Yours cordially, (Signed) Guy U. Hardy.

Image of National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1931.001.001

National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection - 1931.001.001

Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932 The following is typed on 8.5" x 11" paper stationary LaFayette L. Patterson 5th District Alabama Congress of the United States House of Representatives Washington DC February 20,1931 Congressional Chairman, National Woman's Party, 144 B. Street Northeast, Washington DC My dear Chairman: This is to acknowledge receipt of your communication of recent date with reference to H.R. 16975, and to assure you that the matter will receive my sincere and sympathetic consideration. With best wishes and highest regards, I remain Sincerely yours, LaFayette L. Patterson (signed)