Primary Source

Woman Suffrage and Politics: The Inner Story of the Suffrage Movement by Carrie Chapman Catt and Nettie Rogers Shuler.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926.

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

Carrie Chapman Catt, a founder of the League of Women Voters, and Nettie Rogers Shuler, a secretary for the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA), provide a close view of […] Read More

Secondary Source

How Suffragists Reacted to the Titanic Disaster

James P. Danky and Wayne A. Wiegand. Print Culture in a Diverse America. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. (pp. 203-222).

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Book Chapter

The book Print Culture in a Diverse America is a collection of essays on “books, newspapers, and magazines issued by and for diverse, often marginalized, groups.” In chapter nine, Steven Biel writes […] Read More

Primary Source

News report: “Suffrage Proclamation Signed Privately; Women Absent and Movie Men Eliminated”

Constance Drexel. "Suffrage Proclamation Signed Privately; Women Absent and Movie Men Eliminated." Washington Herald, August 27, 1920, p.1. (Library of Congress Archives).

Era: Suffrage Era | Media: Newspapers

This newspaper clipping from The Washington Herald explains how the Secretary of State, Bainbridge Colby, signed the suffrage proclamation privately on August 26, 1920 – controversially, without the presence of members of […] Read More

Secondary Source

Angels in the Machinery: Gender in American Party Politics from the Civil War to the Progressive Era

Rebecca Edwards. "Angels in the Machinery: Gender in American Party Politics from the Civil War to the Progressive Era." New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

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

Angels in the Machinery discusses the historical intersection between gender and politics using primary sources, such as media products and campaign materials, including those from the suffrage era. About the book: […] Read More

Primary Source

Tennessee Governor’s Proclamation on Suffrage

A.H. Roberts. Suffrage proclamation. August 24, 1920.

Era: Suffrage Era | Media: Government Document

On August 24, 1920, Tennessee Governor Albert H. Roberts signed this statement affirming that Tennessee ratified the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, which granted women the right to vote. […] Read More

Secondary Source

Selling Suffrage: Consumer Culture and Votes for Women

Margaret Finnegan. "Selling Suffrage: Consumer Culture and Votes for Women." New York: Columbia University Press, 1999.

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

Selling Suffrage: Consumer Culture and Votes for Women looks at the intersection of consumer culture and suffrage tactics. About the book: Margaret Finnegan’s pathbreaking study of woman suffrage from the […] Read More