Miscellaneous organizations collection, 1824-2000 (ongoing).
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National Woman’s Party (NWP), formerly (1913–16) Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, American political party that in the early part of the 20th century employed militant methods to fight for an Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Formed in 1913 as the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, the organization was headed by Alice Paul and Lucy Burns. Its members had been associated with the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA), but their insistence that woman suffr...
The National Council of Negro Women (NANW) was founded December 5, 1935 by Mary McLeod Bethune. It grew out of the National Association of Colored Women (NACW). Bethune was an educator and the daughter of former slaves. She branched off the ideas of the NACW and began the start of the NCNW to help African American women and their families. Women on the council fought more towards political and economic successes of black women to uplift them in society. NCNW fulfills this mission through researc...
Organization founded in 1899 to monitor the conditions under which goods were manufactured and distributed. From the description of National Consumers' League records, 1882-1986 (bulk 1920-1950). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981678 The League was founded in 1898 to improve conditions for workers. From the description of Records, 1912-1949 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006759 The National Consumers' League was founded in 18...
The Associated Country Women of the World group was organized in June 1933 in Stockholm, Sweden. The object of the group is "to promote and maintain friendly and helpful relations between country women and homemaker associations of all nations, to further the common interests of these groups in the economic, social, and cultural spheres, and to encourage the formation of similar organizations." From the description of Records, 1953-1994. (Iowa State University). WorldCat record id: 4...
The American Women's Association in Jakarta, Indonesia, was open to any adult female American citizen or wife of an American citizen residing in Indonesia. Its purpose was to conduct activities for and foster a feeling of friendship among its members, to further interest in Indonesian cultural events, and to promote interest in social welfare. It met monthly, published a newsletter, conducted cultural tours, sponsored programs, and encouraged charitable endeavors. From the descriptio...