Alva Erskine Belmont (née Smith; January 17, 1853 – January 26, 1933), known as Alva Vanderbilt from 1875 to 1896, was an American multi-millionaire socialite and women's suffrage activist. She was noted for her energy, intelligence, strong opinions, and willingness to challenge convention.
alva belmont ( mobile, alabama, estados unidos, 17 de enero de 1853 – parís, francia, 26 de enero de 1933 ), de soltera alva erskine smith — conocida como alva vanderbilt de 1875 a 1896 — fue una prominente socialité multimillonaria estadounidense y figura importante en el movimiento del sufragio de las mujeres estadounidenses. 1 conocida por …
Alva Belmont, in full Alva Ertskin Smith Vanderbilt Belmont, née Alva Ertskin Smith, also called (1875–96) Alva Vanderbilt, (born Jan. 17, 1853, Mobile, Ala., U.S.—died Jan. 26, 1933, Paris, France), prominent socialite of New York City and Newport, Rhode Island, who, in her later years, became an outspoken suffragist.
Bronx, New York Alva Erskine Smith Vanderbilt Belmont was a wealthy socialite who was also a committed suffragist. She used her fortune to support efforts to win the vote for women. She was the president and primary benefactor of the National Woman's Party (NWP) founded by Alice Paul.
Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont (1853-1933) was a champion of woman suffrage and equal rights for women. Belmont provided financial support and leadership for the campaign to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. After its passage, she worked to secure the rights of women beyond U.S. borders.
28/02/2022 · Alva Belmont February 28, 2022 Malia Euro-American Women (A. Dupont & Stadler Photographing Co, N. Y.) Basic Information Alva Belmont was born in Mobile, Alabama on January 17th, 1853. Throughout Belmont’s earlier years, Belmont worked her way up the social ladder in New York due to her love for architecture and interior design.
Alva Belmont: Photo Courtesy Library of Congress By Edith P. Mayo, Curator Emerita of the Smithsonian Museum of American History Alva Belmont, often referred to as Mrs. O.H. P. Belmont, (1853-1933) was the most important financier of the militant wing of the suffrage movement in the United States.