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Monochrome portrait of Kelley, facing camera

Florence Kelley and the Feminist Opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1920s

Posted by: Josh Levy

In 1921, when the National Woman’s Party drafted a constitutional amendment declaring equal rights for men and women, one of the most formidable opponents of the amendment was a friend and ally in the suffrage movement. Florence Kelley, a leading reformer and head of the National Consumers’ League, feared the amendment would put hard-earned workplace protections in jeopardy.

Collage showing Terrell, home, furniture, and household items

CCDI Interns Explore the Power and Possibilities of Words with the Mary Church Terrell Papers

Posted by: Josh Levy

A new interactive art project and web interface, At the Table with: Mary Church Terrell, enables users to deepen and enrich their understanding of an influential civil rights activist, educator, and suffragist. The project treats the Mary Church Terrell Papers not as a static collection of documents, but a vibrant and dynamic repository.