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Interview: Johanna Neuman on the “Gilded Suffragists”

Johanna Neuman, "Gilded Suffragists: The New York Socialites who Fought for Women's Right to Vote," NYU Press, September 2017.

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

Johanna Neuman‘s new book, Gilded Suffragists: The New York Socialites who Fought for Women’s Right to Vote, tells the fascinating story of how the elite women of New York City took up […] Read More

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Panel Discussion: Pant(aloons) to Pussy Hats: Style and Appearance as Change, Power, and Political Statement in the Women’s Movement.

A Panel of Presentations at the American Journalism Historians Association 2017 Conference in Little Rock, Ark., October 14, 2017

Era: Post-Suffrage Era, Suffrage Era | Media: Panel Discussion

  Report on the presentation on style at the AJHA Little Rock conference, which included significant suffage material and reference. The link includes images and slides from the presentations. Participants […] Read More

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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

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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