Woman's National Democratic Club

Pieter Casteels III, “Floral Still Life I and II”

These two floral paintings represent two of the oldest pieces in the collection at the Woman’s National Democratic Club. Painted in oil, the pair portray large bouquets of roses, tulips, and zinnias in multiple states of bloom. The colors are relatively muted, though the flowers are rendered in meticulous detail to draw the viewer’s eye … Read more

Eleanor Roosevelt: The WNDC’s First Democratic Lady

Previous Next Eleanor Roosevelt was one of the most influential women of the 20th century. Her work with the Woman’s National Democratic Club (WNDC) was exceptional and she upholds an amazing reputation to this very day. The Woman’s National Democratic Club is proud to contain many photographs and works of art featuring Eleanor.  She was … Read more

“War is Not Healthy for Children and Other Living Things” Poster

“War is Not Healthy For Children And Other Living Things” is a poster created in response to the outcry of the Vietnam War. But this is no ordinary anti-war poster.  “War is Not Healthy For Children and Other Living Things” is written boldly, with black water-stained and along with the words, there is a yellow … Read more

Photograph of Florence “Daisy” Harriman

There is a great reason why the Woman’s National Democratic Club has a photograph of Florence Harriman. Florence Harriman was more than a New York City socialite, she fully devoted herself to women’s suffrage and political activism. Throughout her extraordinary life, she took on roles such as chair of the Committee on Women in Industry … Read more