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Suffrage and the Silver Screen

Amy Shore. Suffrage and the Silver Screen (Framing Film Series). New York, NY: Peter Lang, 2014.

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

Suffrage and the Silver Screen explores how suffragists used the new medium of film to advance their cause. About the book: In the 1910s, the American woman suffrage movement became […] Read More

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TV Series: Up the Women (2013-2015)

Up the Women. Director: Christine Gernon. Performers: Jessica Hynes, Rebecca Front, Vicki Pepperdine, Adrian Scarborough, Judy Parfitt. BBC Two, 2013.

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Entertainment, Television, Video

Up the Women is a BBC Two sitcom about British suffragists, created by and starring Jessica Hynes. It begins in 1910 and is centered on the women of the Banbury […] Read More

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Women’s Suffrage: A Cinematic Study

Suzanne Bouclin. Women’s Suffrage: A Cinematic Study. Revue LISA / LISA E-journal, Vol. XII-n°7, 2014.

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Academic Paper

This article—a case study of the film Iron Jawed Angels analyzed in a legal context— is available from the Lisa Revues website. The following is the article’s abstract: Cinema reflects actualities about law […] Read More

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Film: “A Lively Affair,” (1912)

A Lively Affair. Director: Unknown. Warner Bros or Selig Co (?), 1912.

Era: Suffrage Era | Media: Film, Video

A Lively Affair (2012) is an early silent comedy film poking fun at suffragettes (the production company and the director of the film are not identified, though experts suggest it […] Read More

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The 19th Amendment and Social Media: The Trending of #Repealthe19th

#Repealthe19th hashtag on Twitter

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

In October 2016, during the heated run-up to the presidential election, statistician Nate Silver of the blog FiveThirtyEight.com published a map predicting voting patterns by gender. His analysis showed that […] Read More

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Useful Encyclopedia and Dictionary Entries

Reference Resources

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

A number of encyclopedias and dictionaries have entries on individuals, organizations, and events related to suffrage. Below are some of these resources. You can check WorldCat to see if there’s a library […] Read More