Alva Belmont

Alva Belmont (1853-1933) was a prominent multi-millionaire American socialite who used her fortune to advance the women’s rights movement in the early 1900’s. She was noted for her energy, intelligence, strong opinions and willingness to challenge convention.


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Alice Paul

Alice Paul (1885-1977) was a towering leader in the women’s suffrage movement. She was an outspoken suffragist and feminist who tirelessly led the charge for women’s suffrage and equal rights.

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The Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument

The Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument at 144 Constitution Ave., NE, is an important fixture of Ward 6. Home to the National Woman’s Party for nearly 90 years, this building was the epicenter of the struggle for women’s rights.

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