New York State Women's History

The Town Hall ...A NYS Women's History Site
123 West 43rd New York NY

Type: Public building

Category/Significance: women's rights; family

The Town Hall was built by The League for Political Education, whose fight for passage of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution led them to commission the building of a meeting space for educational programs, gatherings of activists, and host for controversial speakers. Margaret Sanger, who was arrested and carried off The Town Hall stage on November 13, 1921, for attempting to speak to a mixed-sex audience about contraception. ...learn more>>

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