Teaching Suffrage Source

Women’s Suffrage Teaching Resources from the Library of Congress

Women's Suffrage Teaching Guides. Library of Congress.

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Broadside, Cartoons, Curated Photos/Ephemera, Film, Illustration

The Library of Congress contains a trove of online materials for students and teachers of all grade levels and subjects. The 100-plus teaching-suffrage resources listed on the site—many of which feature […] Read More

Secondary Source

Women’s Periodicals in the United States: Social and Political Issues 

Eds. Kathleen L. Endres and Therese L. Lueck. Women's Periodicals in the United States: Social and Political Issues. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1996.

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

Women’s Periodicals in the United States: Social and Political Issues is a collection of alphabetical entries written by different scholars on various women’s publications that existed in the 19th and 20th centuries. […] Read More

Secondary Source

Vanity Fair Short Film: The 1910s—Women’s Suffrage and Equal Rights

Director: Gilly Barnes. "1910s-Women's Suffrage and Equal Rights." Vanity Fair, 2013.

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Curated Photos/Ephemera, Documentary Film, Newspapers, Video, Web-based

This Vanity Fair  video by director Gilly Barnes is short—at just under four minutes, it’s closer in length to a film trailer than a typical documentary—but packs in a lot of information. […] Read More

Secondary Source

Thesis: Drawing on Women: Representations of Women and Suffrage Imagery in The Masses, 1913-1917

Marie Clifford. "Drawing on Women: Representations of Women and Suffrage Imagery in The Masses, 1913-1917." MA Thesis. University of Alberta, 1991.

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

This masters thesis examines depictions of female suffragists and other women in the now-defunct socialist magazine The Masses. The following excerpt comes from the paper’s abstract: This study examines the […] Read More

Secondary Source

Women’s Suffrage Prison Narratives

Jane Marcellus, Ed. Philip Edward Phillips. Prison Narratives from Boethius to Zana. Palgrave MacMillan, 2014. (pp. 133-156).

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

Prison Narratives from Boethius to Zana examines selected works of writers, from the 6th century to the 21st, imprisoned for their beliefs. The book’s seventh chapter, “‘From Prison to People’: […] Read More

Teaching Suffrage Source

Teaching Guide: Scholastic’s Women’s Suffrage Unit

Women's Suffrage Teacher's Guide. Scholastic Corporation, 1996.

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Encyclopedia Entry, Web-based

This teaching guide from Scholastic is designed to help elementary and middle school teachers plan and carry out lessons and assessments about women’s suffrage, both in the United States and […] Read More