The Crystal Eastman Residence: Prolific Advocate for Human Rights. Co-founder of the National Woman's Party and the Women's Peace Party.
Margaret Sanger was a birth control activist, sex educator, writer, and nurse. She opened the first birth control clinic in the US and established the organizations that evolved into Planned Parenthood.
Writer Esther Lape and her life-partner lawyer Elizabeth Read were both influential activists for women's suffrage and founders of the League of Women Voters.
This is the site of the former home and medical office of the first female physician in United States history, Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell.
Bella Abzug was a US congresswoman, leading voice for women's rights, and a candidate for New York City mayor and US senator.
Eleanor Roosevelt, the former first lady later became a U.S. delegate to the United Nations, chair of the UN Commission on Human Rights, and is widely regarded as one of the most renowned civil rights activists of the 20th Century.
The incident here led to legislation requiring improved factory safety standards and led to the development of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union.
232 East 11th Street
New York, NY 10003
Curators of the Exhibit:
Andrew Berman, Executive Director, Village Preservation
Lannyl Stephens, Director of Development, Village Preservation
Sophia Klebnikov, Digital Project Intern, Village Preservation
James Bennett, III
Emily Kate Genatowski