Belva Lockwood received an honorary doctorate in 1909 from Syracuse University

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Belva Lockwood- first woman to run for president on the national level and first woman to try a case before the Supreme Court.

1 Belva Lockwood Blazing the Trail for Women in LawBy Jill Norgren © 2005 by Jill Norgren

Meet activist and lawyer Belva Lockwood, the first woman to argue a case before the U.S. Supreme Court, at Biography.com.

Belva Lockwood was nominate for President of the Unite States in 1884 by the National Equal Rights Party. Even though women did not have the right to vote, she received votes. She is buried at Congressional Cemetery in Washington D.

Belva Lockwood  Picture of Belva Lockwood, lawyer and women's rights advocate.

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Lawyer, pacifist, and feminist Belva Ann Lockwood was the first female lawyer to practice before the Supreme Court. She founded the National Equal Rights Party, and was its candidate for president in 1884 and

Belva Lockwood

Belva Ann Lockwood: A Supreme Court Trailblazer

Belva Lockwood, attorney, politician & educator, was born in New York. She worked for women's rights and ran for president of U.S. in 1884 and 1888 . Women did not get the right to vote until the 19th Amendment was ratified in 1920.

Belva Lockwood, attorney, politician & educator, was born in New York. She worked for women's rights and ran for president of U. in 1884 and 1888 . Women did not get the right to vote until the Amendment was ratified in

Louis, Dalrymple, "A suggestion to the Buffalo Exposition; - Let us have a chamber of female horrors," Puck 3 April 1901.   Women being mocked include:  "Mrs. Faith Healer," "Woman Evangelist," "Mrs. Lease," "Queen of Holland Dames," as well as one woman labeled "D.A.R." Those identified are: "Dr. Mary Walker," "Belva Lockwood," "Susan B. Anthony," "E. Cady Stanton," "Mrs. Eddy Christian Scientist," and "Carrie Nation of Kansas" holding a large ax.

A suggestion to the Buffalo Exposition; - Let us have a chamber of female horrors

Belva Lockwood  FIRST TO ARGUE IN THE SUPREME COURT Belva Lockwood was one of the first female lawyers in the United States. After fighting for seven years, the law school graduate was admitted to appear before the Supreme Court in 1873, working on a divorce case. For the first time in history, the verdict included a judgment forcing the husband to pay alimony.

Revolutionary pioneers

Belva Lockwood FIRST TO ARGUE IN THE SUPREME COURT Belva Lockwood was one of the first female lawyers in the United States. After fighting for seven years, the law school graduate was admitted to appear before the Supreme Court in 1873, working on a divorce case. For the first time in history, the verdict included a judgment forcing the husband to pay alimony.

Belva Lockwood for President, 1884: A Woman in a Man's World ...

Belva Lockwood for President, A Woman in a Man’s World

Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood - 1879...1st female lawyer to plead a case before the US Supreme Court.

Pioneering lawyer, politician, educator and suffragist Belva Lockwood who was born on this day, was the first woman to argue a case before the U. Supreme Court AND the first woman to run a serious, full-on campaign for the presidency (twice!

Belva Lockwood Signed Card $900

Belva Lockwood Signed Card $900

Although there were several cabinet photos and carte de visites made for Belva Lockwood (candidate for President in 1884 and 1888), most are rare.

Although there were several cabinet photos and carte de visites made for Belva Lockwood (candidate for President in 1884 and most are rare.

In honor of the upcoming election, this week's Quotable Nerdy Chick is one of my personal favorites: Belva Lockwood. It's sad to me how many people have never heard of Belva. She was such a fascina...

In honor of the upcoming election, this week's Quotable Nerdy Chick is one of my personal favorites: Belva Lockwood. It's sad to me how many people have never heard of Belva. She was such a fascina.

This rebus ribbon printed in 1888 is one of three such known designs related to Belva Lockwood's campaigns for President in 1884-1888.  It was probably worn at one of the many mock rallies held throughout the country where men dressed up as women feigning to be Lockwood supporters.

Belva Lockwood: An Iconic 1888 Rebus Ribbon.

Belva Lockwood

Belva Lockwood: The Woman Who Would Be President (Paperback)

Belva Lockwood - The Woman Who Would be President (Hardcover, annotated edition): Jill Norgren: 9780814758342

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