Why Not a Woman (for President)?

August 22, 1980 – January 4, 1981

National Portrait Gallery
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor, Bay Floor Plan

Belva Ann Lockwood, the first woman candidate for President on the Equal Rights Party ticket, is the subject of a small exhibit. Portraits, in addition to memorabilia from her candidacy in 1884, as well as those of her opponents, James G. Blaine and Grover Cleveland, are included.