"To Work Together for Ends Larger than Self": The Feminist Struggles of Mary Beard and Doris Stevens in the 1930s

@article{Trigg1995ToWT,
  title={"To Work Together for Ends Larger than Self": The Feminist Struggles of Mary Beard and Doris Stevens in the 1930s},
  author={Mary K. Trigg},
  journal={Journal of Women's History},
  year={1995},
  volume={7},
  pages={52 - 85}
}
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The postsuffrage years have traditionaUy been characterized as a low point in the history of American feminism. Women who had worked together to win the vote spUt into opposing camps over the Equal Rights Amendment proposed by AUce Paul's National Woman's Party (NWP) in 1923. Opponents argued that the amendment would affect the laws regulating women's wages, hours, and conditions of work, for which reformers and trade-union women had fought long and hard. Divisions of race, class, and ethnicity… 
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