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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Alice Paul
RLIN number: NXCP87-A123
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Quaker background; Swarthmore College; social work, New York City; work with Pankhursts in England; return to United States, PhD in economics, 1912; leadership of suffrage movement, National American Woman's Suffrage Association, Congressional Union; Shafroth-Palmer amendment and split with National American Woman's Suffrage Association; campaigning methods: lobbying, presidential delegations, imprisonment; formation of National Woman's Party, President Wilson's endorsement, Senate struggle, ratification process; 1923, Equal Rights Amendment: wording, lobbying, publicity methods; opposition from American Association of University Women, Women's Bureau; factions within National Woman's Party; equal nationality rights; impressions of Maud Younger, Eva Belmont, Anita Pollitzer, Mabel Vernon, Lucy Burns, Jeannette Rankin.
Extent: Transcript: 648 leaves, Miscellaneous papers relationg to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact Bancroft Library for information. Original oral history held by: Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1973 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Paul, Alice, 1885-1977
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1885
Speaker occupation: Feminist
Age at speaking: 88
Document date: 1973
Interviewer: Fry, Amelia R.
Organizations discussed: National Woman's Party, Washington, DC
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Feminism; National Woman's Party, Washington, DC; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--Politics and government--20th century; Women in politics; Women--Suffrage
Topics discussed - Other terms: Feminists; Paul, Alice, 1885-1977
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017087-12530