Alice Paul's Life

Events

Grew up in Quaker (tradition) household

1885 - 1903

Born January 11 in Mount Laurel Township, NJ

1885

Mount Laurel Township, NJ

Swarthmore College graduated with a biology degree

1905

Attended the New York School of Philanthropy (Columbia University) masters of Art degree is sociology

1907

Resided in England, served apprenticeship: the struggle of women's rights

1907 - 1910

Attended the University of Pennsylvania: PhD in Social Work

1910

Launched her full-time suffrage career

1910

Joined the National American Women Suffrage Association

1912

March 13: Paul's first and largest parade/picket in support of suffrage

1913

Was located in Washington, DC, one day before Pres. Woodrow Wilson's inauguration