Archival Collection

Selected Suffrage Images from the Library of Congress

Votes for Women: The Struggle for Women's Suffrage. Selected Images From the Collections of the Library of Congress.

Era: Suffrage Era | Media: Curated Photos/Ephemera

This archive from the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division features a selection of frequently requested images related to the suffrage movement. It includes portraits of notable suffragists like Alice Paul and Lucy Stone, suffrage campaign scenes, cartoons, and ephemera.

In addition to the images in this archive, the Library of Congress includes information on how to find more suffrage images in its collections.

You can download the images in various sizes and formats. Most should have no restrictions on their use, but keep in mind the Library of Congress’s advice:

The Library of Congress is unaware of any restrictions on the use of the images. However, patrons who plan to publish or otherwise distribute any of the images should be aware that determination regarding the appropriate use of an image ultimately rests with the patron … For further information, see “Copyright and Other Restrictions That Apply to Publication/Distribution of Images.”

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