Primary Source

Nellie Bly for the New York Evening Journal at the 1913 Washington DC Suffrage Rally

"Noted Writer in Washington for the Evening Journal: Nellie Bly 'On the Job.'"

Era: Suffrage Era | Media: Newspapers, Pageants and Parades, Web-based

  Here is Nellie Bly’s article in the March 3, 1913, issue of the New York Evening Journal, writing¬†about her experience as a sentry in the Washington DC Suffrage rally […] Read More

Secondary Source

Gotham Center for New York City History: When the Suffrage Movement Got Its Makeover On by Brooke Kroeger

Brooke Kroeger. "When the Suffrage Movement Got Its Makeover On." Gotham: A Blog for Scholars of New York City. November 21, 2017.

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

Writing in¬†Gotham: A Blog for Scholars of New York City, author Brooke Kroeger explores the journalist Nellie Bly’s exhortations to suffragists that they get their fashion in order. Kroeger goes […] Read More

Primary Source

Nellie Bly with the Female Suffragists – Washington DC Convention of 1896

The New York World, 26 January 1896, p. 4; January 27, 1896, p. 10; February 2, 1896 p. 10;

Era: Post-Suffrage Era, Suffrage Era | Media: Newspapers, Sketches

Bly covered the 1896 suffrage convention in Washington, D.C., and in typical fashion, had her own take on the proceedings, including enough “Fashion Don’t” critique for its to be highlighted […] Read More