2, National American Women's Suffrage Association (NAWSA
papers, Schlesinger Library, Harvard University.
5-6, 1907, reprinted in 5 MILLER NAWSA
SUFFRAGE SCRAPBOOKS, 1897-1911,
19) While the NWP was comprised of feminist suffragists, NAWSA
members were suffragists, but not necessarily feminists, and according to Jo Freeman, NAWSA
leaders feared the more militant suffragists' tactics would upset their established base of male political support.
COMPARE AND CONTRAST: How did the NAWSA
and the NWP differ?
In a scene that typifies the pic's overly reverential tone, Alice, in setting up her ramshackle office pays homage to the desk that once belonged to NAWSA
co-founder Susan B.
Anthony, "Response to NAWSA
Resolution" in DuBois, The Elizabeth Cady Stanton--Susan B.
Charlotte Perkins Stetson [later Gilman], The Ballot as an Improver of Motherhood, Address Before the NAWSA
Nationally, by 1890 the two equal rights organizations, now combined into NAWSA
, had 13,000 members.
In 1915, NAWSA
suffered frustrating electoral setbacks in New Jersey, Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania.
1934, 15 July 1936, NAWSA
Papers, reel 12: Doris Stevens, transcription of taped reminiscences, Stevens Papers, carton 3, Schlesinger Library; Bertha Lutz to Carrie Chapman Catt, 12 Feb.
Wheeler demonstrates that the NAWSA
convention at New Orleans in 1903 was the "high water mark of southern strategy.
Most of the speeches referred to below were delivered on many occasions in various versions; some were printed in NAWSA
magazines and newsletters (Campbell, 164-171).