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The Suffrage Activists of Brooklyn

Lucie Levine. "Brownstones and ballot boxes: The fight for women’s suffrage in Brooklyn." 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

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Film: Votes for Women (1996)

Votes for Women. Kay Weaver and Martha Wheelock. Wild West Women, Inc., 1996.

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Film

This 20-minute film gives an overview of the women’s suffrage movement in the United States. Here’s a summary: Votes for Women (1996), Produced for the 75thAnniversary of the 19th Amendment, granting Women […] Read More

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The Myth of Seneca Falls: Memory and the Women’s Suffrage Movement, 1848-1898

Lisa Tetrault. The Myth of Seneca Falls: Memory and the Women's Suffrage Movement, 1848-1898. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014.

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

This book by historian Lisa Tetrault tackles what she calls the “myth” of the famous 1848 Seneca Falls convention. Here’s a summary of the book: The story of how the […] Read More

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Madame Presidentess: A Novel About Victoria Woodhull

Nicole Evelina. "Madame Presidentess." Maryland Heights: Lawson Gartner Publishing, 2016.

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

Madame Presidentess is a work of historical fiction about Victoria Woodhull, the suffrage activist and first woman to run for president—in 1872. Here’s a summary of the novel about Woodhull: […] Read More