Teaching Suffrage Source
Women’s Suffrage Teaching Resources from the Library of Congress
Women's Suffrage Teaching Guides. Library of Congress.
Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Broadside, Cartoons, Curated Photos/Ephemera, Film, Illustration
The Library of Congress contains a trove of online materials for students and teachers of all grade levels and subjects. The 100-plus teaching-suffrage resources listed on the site—many of which feature primary sources and activities related to them—include:
- Lesson plans
- A series of guides on how to present primary sources of various kinds, including political cartoons, films, and maps
- A primary-source set designed for teaching about women’s suffrage (you can download the PDF below)
Additionally, teachers can search by teaching standards to find resources that adhere to various state standards, the Common Core, and more.
Want to find your own teachable primary sources? Check out the Selected Suffrage Images from the Library of Congress archive.