Secondary Source

One Woman, One Vote: A PBS Documentary

One Woman, One Vote. Director: Ruth Pollak. Educational Film Center/WGBH, 1995.

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Book-Non-Fiction, Curated Photos/Ephemera, Documentary Film, Television, Video

This PBS documentary is a sweeping look at the women’s suffrage movement, from Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s famous Seneca Falls call to arms to the passage and ratification of the 19th […] Read More

Secondary Source

Film: “Suffragette,” 2015

Suffragette. Director: Sarah Gavron. Performer: Meryl Streep, Carey Mulligan. Ruby Films, 2015.

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Documentary Film, Film

Suffragette is a 2015 historical drama set in the suffrage era in the UK: In early 20th-century Britain, the growing suffragette movement forever changes the life of working wife and […] Read More

Secondary Source

Op-Ed: The Suffragettes Were Rebels, Certainly, But Not Slaves

Ana Stevenson. "The Suffragettes were Rebels, Certainly, but not Slaves," The Conversation, October 8, 2015.

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Commentary, Essay, Film, Video

This editorial by Dr. Ana Stevenson, published on The Conversation, discusses the media controversy surrounding the 2015 film Suffragette and its use of the Emmeline Pankhurst quote, “I’d rather be a rebel than a […] Read More

Secondary Source

Ken Burns’ Not For Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Stanton & Susan Anthony

Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony. Director: Ken Burns. Florentine Films/WETA, 1999.

Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Book-Non-Fiction, Documentary Film, Film, Television, Video

This two-part documentary film shown on PBS tells the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, the duo that brought the suffrage cause to widespread attention in the United […] Read More

Archival Collection

UK National Archives Footage of British Suffrage Movement

The National Archives of the United Kingdom: Focus on Film; Film Archives, 1900-45; Women's Suffrage.

Era: Suffrage Era | Media: Documentary Film, Film, Graphic Novel, Pageants and Parades, Video

NOTE TO READERS: Some videos in this archive contain potentially disturbing scenes of violence This UK National Archives film collection contains only four brief, silent film clips. It nonetheless offers […] Read More

Secondary Source

Suffragettes in the Silent Cinema, a Documentary Film

Suffragettes in the Silent Cinema. Director: Kay Sloan. Women Make Movies, 2003.

Era: Suffrage Era | Media: Documentary Film, Video

This 35-minute documentary takes the viewer back to a time and place when film was silent—and when movie makers used silent film to support and oppose the women’s suffrage movement. […] Read More