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Video-Slideshow: Film’s Role in the British Suffrage Movement

Bryony Dixon. "Suffragettes: Make More Noise." British Film Institute, October 5, 2015.

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

British Film Institute Silent Film Curator Bryony Dixon created this slideshow, which combines text, still images, and video clips from the British suffrage movement, to celebrate the release of the 2015 […] Read More

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Examining Depictions of the Suffragette Through the Lens of Mary Poppins

Laura E. Nym Mayhall. "Domesticating Emmeline: Representing the Suffragette, 1930-1993." NWSA Journal, Vol. 11 Issue 2. (pp. 1-24).

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Academic Paper, Film

In this article, historian Laura E. Nym Mayhall examines how suffragettes were represented in post-suffrage social and political orders of the 20th century. Analyzing a statue of the suffrage luminary Emmeline Pankhurst […] Read More

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The Woman Citizen: A Study of How News Narratives Adapt to a Changing Social Environment

Sheila M. Webb. "The Woman Citizen: A Study of How News Narratives Adapt to a Changing Social Environment." American Journalism, Vol. 29, Issue 2, Spring 2012. (pp. 9-36).

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Academic Paper, Newspapers

In this article for the journal American Journalism, scholar Sheila M. Webb provides an in-depth look at The Woman Citizen, a suffragist periodical originally founded by Carrie Chapman Catt, then the president […] Read More

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‘Advertising the Work’: Women’s Suffrage Campaigns Leading the Way in Modern Media Publicity

Ellen Warne. "‘Advertising the Work’: Women’s Suffrage Campaigns Leading the Way in Modern Media Publicity." University of Melbourne, 2012.

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Academic Paper, Book Chapter

This article by Ellen Warne, originally published as part of the book Seizing the initiative: Australian Women Leaders in Politics, Workplaces and Communities, examines the role of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union in winning women’s […] Read More

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“Feminist Periodical Culture: From Suffrage to Second Wave,” in Women: A Cultural Review (Special Issue)

"Feminist Periodical Cultural: From Suffrage to Second Wave." Women: A Cultural Review, Vol. 27, Issue 4, 2016.

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

In this special issue of the journal Women: A Cultural Review, scholars explore feminist periodicals from the suffrage era to the epoch of second-wave feminism in the 1960s and 1970s in Britain. […] Read More

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Santa Fe New Mexican Front Page Announcing 19th Amendment’s Ratification

Santa Fe New Mexican, August 18, 1920 (Image courtesy of NewseumEd.org)

Era: Suffrage Era | Media: Newspapers

On August 18, 1920, the front page of the Santa Fe New Mexican newspaper proclaimed the ratification of the 19th Amendment, including a historical contextualization of its passage. Included in the reporting is […] Read More