Primary Source

Library of Congress Archives of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Library of Congress. "Archival Materials of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton." LOC.Gov. March 27, 2018.

Era: Suffrage Era | Media: Newspapers, Pamphlets, Speech, Web-based

The Library of Congress digitized and organized thousands of documents of suffrage leaders Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. The collection spans the years 1840 to 1906, and includes […] Read More

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Frances E. W. Harper: A Black Suffragist, Abolitionist and Author

Koritha Mitchell. "Know Frederick Douglass and Elizabeth Cady Stanton? You should also know Frances E. W. Harper." WomensMediaCenter.com. February 14, 2018.

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Academic Paper, Web-based

In a piece for the Women’s Media Center, English professor Koritha Mitchell exhorts the reader to learn about Frances Ellen Watkins Harper. Mitchell’s piece on Harper’s life is a good […] Read More

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“Are Women People?” The Poetry of Alice Duer Miller

Alice Duer Miller. "Are Women People?" columns. New York Tribune. 1914-1917.

Era: Suffrage Era | Media: Academic Paper, Book-Non-Fiction, Newspapers, Web-based

“Are women people?” It’s a question you may have seen floating around the Internet lately, an absurd line calling attention to patriarchy, sexism and the dehumanization of women. But the line […] Read More

Secondary Source

“Roses for Radicals” and “Votes for Women”: Children’s Books on Suffrage

Susan Zimet. Roses and Radicals: The Epic Story of How American Women Won the Right to Vote. Viking, 2018; Winifred Conkling. Votes for Women: American Suffragists and the Battle for the Ballot. Algonquin, 2018.

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Book-Non-Fiction, Cartoons

Susan Zimet’s Roses and Radicals: The Epic Story of How American Women Won the Right to Vote and Winifred Conkling’s Votes for Women: American Suffragists and the Battle for the Ballot are two books […] Read More

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The Suffrage Activists of Brooklyn

Lucie Levine. "Brownstones and ballot boxes: The fight for women’s suffrage in Brooklyn." 6sqft.com. March 15, 2018.

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Web-based

6SqFt, a website that covers New York City, has put together this resource explaining the leading suffrage activists that came out of Brooklyn, New York. The author, Lucie Levine, writes: […] Read More

Secondary Source

Interview: Elaine Weiss on her book “The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote”

Elaine Weiss. "The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote." Viking, 2018.

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Book-Non-Fiction, Newspapers

Journalist and author Elaine Weiss‘ new book The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote is a page-turning history of the fight over suffrage in Tennessee. The state’s 1920 ratification […] Read More