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History Bytes: Marble House Suffrage Rally

History Bytes: Marble House Suffrage Rally | Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont | Scoop.it
One hundred years ago this week, preparations were underway for Alva Belmont's Women's Suffrage meeting at Marble House. Daughter Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough, was recruited to co-host the event with national ...
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May 6, 1911: NYC Suffrage Parade Largely Exceeds Expectations ...

May 6, 1911: NYC Suffrage Parade Largely Exceeds Expectations ... | Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont | Scoop.it
The marchers received a good deal of applause along the route, and large “Votes for Women” banners could be seen as the parade passed the headquarters of Alva Belmont's Political Equality Association at 505 Fifth Avenue ...
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Famous Port: Alva Belmont

Famous Port: Alva Belmont | Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont | Scoop.it
Socialite and Suffragette Alva Belmont built and helped design many mansions in the early 1900s including Beacon Towers in Sands Point in 1918. The castle closed in 1925 and was sold to William Randolph Hearst, of Hearst Magazines, in 1927.
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A Day with The Mistress Borghese: SUMMER COTTAGE ANYONE?

A Day with The Mistress Borghese: SUMMER COTTAGE ANYONE? | Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont | Scoop.it
Upon its completion, Mr. Vanderbilt gave the house to his wife Alva Erskine Smith as her 39th birthday present. William's older brother Cornelius Vanderbilt II subsequently built the grandest of Newport cottages, The Breakers, ...
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A rich and outspoken advocate for woman suffrage - Newsday

A rich and outspoken advocate for woman suffrage - Newsday | Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont | Scoop.it
A rich and outspoken advocate for woman suffrage Newsday If you ask Antonia Petrash, author of "Long Island and the Woman Suffrage Movement," to single out the most interesting local suffragist, her answer is a woman who was the wife of two rich...
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The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire – March 25, 1911 [Photo Gallery] - EHS Today

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire – March 25, 1911 [Photo Gallery] - EHS Today | Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont | Scoop.it
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire – March 25, 1911 [Photo Gallery] EHS Today Most of the striking workers were women, and their struggle attracted the attention of wealthy and socially connected suffragettes like Anne Morgan, who was the...
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... that became known, mockingly, as “the Mink Brigade” — a reference to their patrician roots. It included women from families of prominent industrialists, such as Anne Morgan (daughter of J.P. Morgan) and Alva Belmont ...
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Project Dollhouse

Project Dollhouse | Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont | Scoop.it
This blog will document the designproces and the making of a magic dollhouse. Rules of the game:...
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660 Fifth Ave. in dollhouse form.

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660 Fifth Ave. in dollhouse form.

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Founding Feminists: February 18, 1913 | FMF Blog

Founding Feminists: February 18, 1913 | FMF Blog | Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont | Scoop.it
It was a timely gift, because a large supply of “army rations” donated by Alva Belmont had been misrouted to General Jones' home on Long Island. Even the traditional “incident of the day” was minor, as General Jones tripped ...
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The Houses That Inspired The Great Gatsby | A Flippen Life

Some scholars believe that Beacon Towers in Sands Point, New York - a fantastical estate built in 1917 and 1918 for Alva Belmont, the ex-wife of William Kissam Vanderbilt and widow of Oliver Belmont, inspired F.
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Daytonian in Manhattan: The 1909 Lost Belmont Mansion -- No. 477 ...

Daytonian in Manhattan: The 1909 Lost Belmont Mansion -- No. 477 ... | Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont | Scoop.it
Although a Southern girl, Alva Erskine Smith grew up spending summers in Newport and traveling through Europe. Her family had moved to New York city in 1857 when she was four years old and she later attended a private ...
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alva smith vanderbilt belmont - Google Search

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The Lost Wm. K. Vanderbilt Mansion -- 660 5th Avenue

The Lost Wm. K. Vanderbilt Mansion -- 660 5th Avenue | Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont | Scoop.it
She met fabulously wealthy William Kissam Vanderbilt at a party thrown for Consuelo Yznaga, one of her best friends. Vanderbilt most likely did not realize he had met a woman unlike nearly any other in New York society.
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May 29, 1926: Feminist Groups Speak Out Against One Another ...

May 29, 1926: Feminist Groups Speak Out Against One Another ... | Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont | Scoop.it
Doris Stevens, Mabel Vernon, Anita Pollitzer, Alva Belmont and other members of the National Woman's Party will remain in Paris to lobby the delegates when they are outside the conference, and some seem quite supportive.
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June 5, 1916: Rival Suffrage Groups Take Different Paths to Achieve ...

June 5, 1916: Rival Suffrage Groups Take Different Paths to Achieve ... | Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont | Scoop.it
Alva Belmont, arriving today from New York, is not only a strong supporter of the new party, but quite optimistic about feminism's future in general: I am sure that the Susan B. Anthony Amendment will be passed within the next ...
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Ask McGehee - Mobile Bay - April 2014 - Alabama

Ask McGehee - Mobile Bay - April 2014 - Alabama | Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont | Scoop.it
Tom McGehee tells the story of Mobile's Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont and how her portrait ended up at Oakleigh http://t.co/cwN1TapHWU
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Tweet from @VivaBohdi

Tweet from @VivaBohdi | Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont | Scoop.it
Willie K. & Alva Vanderbilt mansion circa 1882 5th ave New York City I love the Vanderbilt's http://t.co/g4PUbrxTdg
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How LI women helped win women the vote - Newsday

How LI women helped win women the vote - Newsday | Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont | Scoop.it
How LI women helped win women the vote
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"Elizabeth Cady Stanton's daughter, Harriot Stanton Blatch, lived in Shoreham and she was very active in the radical wing of the movement, as were Alva Belmont and Rosalie Jones," Naylor said.
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Mobile Uploads - Liberty Hall Museum | Facebook

Mobile Uploads - Liberty Hall Museum | Facebook | Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont | Scoop.it
Today in history: On March 26, 1883 Alva Vanderbilt threw one of the most incredible parties that New York had ever seen! Her Fancy Dress Ball was...
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Throughly Modern Alva | The Shutter Gourmet Dive Tour

Throughly Modern Alva. Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont… It is hard to sum up this lady in just mere words…she was a southern lady from Mobile, Alabama who married William K. Vanderbilt.
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Duchess of Marlborough Reference

Video clip makes reference to Alva Belmont, society maven turned suffragette and her daughter Consuelo Vanderbilt Balsan the one-time Duchess of Marlborough.
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Gilded Age - loveisspeed....... - Blogger

Gilded Age - loveisspeed....... - Blogger | Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont | Scoop.it
When Alva Vanderbilt divorced William in 1895, she already owned Marble House outright, having received it as her 39th birthday present. She remarried to Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont in 1896, and then relocated down the ...
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Alva Belmont - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Alva Belmont

Alva Belmont (January 17, 1853 - January 26, 1933), née Alva Erskine Smith, and known as Alva Vanderbilt from 1875 to 1896, was a prominent multi-millionaire American socialite and a major figure in the women's suffrage movement. Known for having an aristocratic manner that antagonized many people, she was also noted for her energy, intelligence, strong opinions, and willingness to challenge convention.

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