Home TPSM Admin

Author Archives

December 26, 1916

A noble, but ultimately unsuccessful effort today to get the New York County Medical Society to call for changing the State's present anti-birth-control law, which, except under very specific circumstances, makes it a crime punishable by imprisonment for anyone to give out information on contraception, or birth
Read more

December 22, 1913

A "Revolutionary" form of protest today by Reverend Anna Howard Shaw, president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. She told the tax collector that she would neither list nor voluntarily pay taxes on her property and advised all other voteless women to do the same.
Read more

December 21, 1917

The long battle to get Congress to approve the Susan B. Anthony (woman suffrage) Amendment is nearly over, according to Carrie Chapman Catt, president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. She returned to New York today following the recent N.A.W.S.A. convention, and told those who greeted her that
Read more

December 18, 1915

Though New York State's suffrage referendum went down to defeat on November second, Harriot Stanton Blatch said today that she and a number of other suffragists are still determined to cast their votes in next November's Presidential election, and have figured out a way to legally do it. How? Well, since a ballot
Read more

December 16, 1918

A spectacular procession, followed by a stunning protest in favor of woman suffrage, took place this afternoon at the Lafayette Monument in Washington, D.C. The reason for the demonstration - held on the anniversary of the Boston Tea Party in 1773 - was to call attention to the fact that President Wilson arrived
Read more

December 15, 1914

The Maxwell Motor Company's salesroom on "Automobile Row" at Broadway and Fifty-ninth Street in Manhattan took on a delightfully feminist air today. The company inaugurated its new policy of employing women to demonstrate and sell automobiles - and will even be paying them on the same basis as men. On hand to take
Read more