Secondary Source

Examining Depictions of the Suffragette Through the Lens of Mary Poppins

Laura E. Nym Mayhall. "Domesticating Emmeline: Representing the Suffragette, 1930-1993." NWSA Journal, Vol. 11 Issue 2. (pp. 1-24).

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Academic Paper, Film

In this article, historian Laura E. Nym Mayhall examines how suffragettes were represented in post-suffrage social and political orders of the 20th century. Analyzing a statue of the suffrage luminary Emmeline Pankhurst […] Read More

Secondary Source

The Woman Citizen: A Study of How News Narratives Adapt to a Changing Social Environment

Sheila M. Webb. "The Woman Citizen: A Study of How News Narratives Adapt to a Changing Social Environment." American Journalism, Vol. 29, Issue 2, Spring 2012. (pp. 9-36).

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Academic Paper, Newspapers

In this article for the journal American Journalism, scholar Sheila M. Webb provides an in-depth look at The Woman Citizen, a suffragist periodical originally founded by Carrie Chapman Catt, then the president […] Read More

Secondary Source

‘Advertising the Work’: Women’s Suffrage Campaigns Leading the Way in Modern Media Publicity

Ellen Warne. "‘Advertising the Work’: Women’s Suffrage Campaigns Leading the Way in Modern Media Publicity." University of Melbourne, 2012.

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Academic Paper, Book Chapter

This article by Ellen Warne, originally published as part of the book Seizing the initiative: Australian Women Leaders in Politics, Workplaces and Communities, examines the role of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union in winning women’s […] Read More

Secondary Source

“Feminist Periodical Culture: From Suffrage to Second Wave,” in Women: A Cultural Review (Special Issue)

"Feminist Periodical Cultural: From Suffrage to Second Wave." Women: A Cultural Review, Vol. 27, Issue 4, 2016.

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Academic Paper, Magazines, Newspapers

In this special issue of the journal Women: A Cultural Review, scholars explore feminist periodicals from the suffrage era to the epoch of second-wave feminism in the 1960s and 1970s in Britain. […] Read More

Primary Source

Santa Fe New Mexican Front Page Announcing 19th Amendment’s Ratification

Santa Fe New Mexican, August 18, 1920 (Image courtesy of NewseumEd.org)

Era: Suffrage Era | Media: Newspapers

On August 18, 1920, the front page of the Santa Fe New Mexican newspaper proclaimed the ratification of the 19th Amendment, including a historical contextualization of its passage. Included in the reporting is […] Read More

Archival Collection

Online Exhibit: “Rights for Women: The Suffrage Movement and its Leaders”

"Rights for Women: The Suffrage Movement and its Leaders." National Women's History Museum, 2007.

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

This online exhibit, “Rights for Women: The Suffrage Movement and its Leaders,” provides a detailed history of the the American women’s suffrage movement from the 1830s to the 1920s, curated […] Read More