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Women's Suffrage in New York

Internet sources for the Women's Suffrage Movement

Guide from the Library of Congress about their scrapbooks and other resources related to the Women's Suffrage Movement.  Also includes links for teachers.  

"U.S. Suffrage Movement Timeline, 1792 to Present," from the Susan B. Anthony Center at the University of Rochester.

Susan B. Anthony Papers, the Library of Congress digital collection of Anthony's correspondence, daybooks and diaries, scrapbooks, and speeches and writings.

Susan B. Anthony Digital Collection, Harvard University/Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Schlesinger Library online collection of diaries, correspondence, genealogies, speeches, photographs and memorabilia documenting Anthony's life and work, as well as the lives of other suffragists including Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Anna Howard Shaw, and Carrie Chapman Catt.

Women’s Rights National Historical Park tells the story of the first Women’s Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls, NY on July 19-20, 1848.  It is a story of struggles for civil rights, human rights, and equality, global struggles that continue today.  The efforts of women’s rights leaders, abolitionists, and other 19th century reformers remind us that all people must be accepted as equals.

National Women’s Party at Sewall-Belmont Women’s Equality National Monument The National Woman’s Party at the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument, on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, celebrates women’s progress toward equality—and explores the evolving role of women and their contributions to society—through educational programs, tours, exhibits, research and publications.

"Suffragists in New York," from the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial.

"Under this name she is fitly described": A Digital History of Gender in the History of Woman Suffrage, from the Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000.










More internet sources for the Women's Suffrage Movement

"Black Women & the Suffrage Movement: 1848-1923,” from Wesleyan University.

"African American Women and the Nineteenth Amendment," from the National Park Service.

"African American Women Leaders in the Suffrage Movement," from Turning Point Suffragist Memorial.  Website for the documentary film, "Inez Milholland ~ Forward into Light," which includes biographical information, a gallery and resources page.

"The Fight for Women’s Suffrage," the History Channel, includes articles, videos and speeches.

NYS WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE CENTENNIAL 1917-2017, Humanities New York special initiative webpage.  In 2017, it will be 100 years since New York State signed women's suffrage into law, three years before the United States passed the 19th Amendment. To commemorate this important heritage, Humanities New York will foster a statewide dialog about the lasting legacy of women’s suffrage, and how it continues to shape American democracy today. Also check out their calendar for local related events

Crusader for the Vote, a website from the National Women's History Museum that includes a comprehensive resource center on the topic of Woman Suffrage.

Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman's Party this guide includes a comprehensive list of resources from the Library of Congress