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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

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“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

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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: Author Interview, Book-Non-Fiction

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

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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