Alice Paul, 1885-1977

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Alice Paul, Women's Rights Activist

This episode of "It Happened Here: New Jersey" features Alice Stokes Paul (1885-1977), a women's rights activist who led the campaign for women's suffrage resulting in the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920, which prohibits discrimination in the right to vote. Alice Paul grew up near Moorestown, New Jersey. Her family home, Paulsdale, is now the Alice Paul Institute.

"It Happened Here: New Jersey" is a production of Kean University, in partnership with the New Jersey Historical Commission. PCK Media is serving as producer of the series. For more information about this and other activities planned for New Jersey's 350th Anniversary, visit

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