Rights for Women: The Suffrage Movement and Its Leaders
Other Woman Suffrage Resources

Resources on the NWHM Web site

Online exhibit: Motherhood, Social Service and Political Reform: Political Culture and Imagery of American Woman Suffrage

Self Guided Tour: In Their Footsteps: Woman Suffrage Movement

Education Resources: Suffrage Timeline

Education Resources: Suffrage Quiz

Other Organizations and Web sites

Carrie Chapman Catt Collection, Bryn Mawr College Library

Library of Congress Suffrage Resources

PBS: Not For Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony

Sewall-Belmont House and Museum (National Women’s Party)

Susan B. Anthony House

Women’s Rights National Historic Park (Site of Seneca Falls Convention and Elizabeth Cady Stanton House)

Suggested Books

Cooney Jr., Robert PJ. Winning the Vote: The Triumph of the American Woman Suffrage Movement. American Graphic, 2005.

DuBois, Ellen Carol. Feminism and Suffrage: The Emergence of an Independent Women’s Movement in America, 1849-1869. Cornell University Press, 1978.

DuBois, Ellen Carol. Woman Suffrage and Women’s Rights. New York University Press, 1998.

Flexner, Eleanor. Century of Struggle. Atheneum, 1968.

Frost, Elizabeth and Kathryn DuPont. Women’s Suffrage in America: An Eyewitness History. Facts on File, 1992.

Gordon, Ann D. and Bettye Collier-Thomas, eds. African American Women and the Vote. The University of Massachusetts Press, 1997.

Marilley, Suzanne M. Woman Suffrage and the Origins of Liberal Feminism in the United States 1820-1920. Harvard University Press, 1996.

Marshall, Susan E. Splintered Sisterhood: Gender and Class Against Woman Suffrage. University of Wisconsin Press, 1997.

O’Neill, William. Feminism in American History. Transaction Publishers, 1994.

Scott, Ann Firor and Andrew McKay Scott. One Half the People: The Fight for Women’s Rights. University of Illinois Press, 1975.

Terborg-Penn, Rosalyn. African Women in the Struggle for the Vote, 1850-1920. Indiana University Press, 1998.

Weatherford, Doris. A History of the American Suffragist Movement. ABC-CLIO, 1998.

Wheeler, Marjorie Spruill, ed. One Woman, One Vote: Rediscovering the Woman Suffrage Movement. Newsage Press, 1995.


This online exhibit draws on a National Women's History Museum exhibit entitled, "Rights for Women," curated by Edith P. Mayo, Curatorial Consultant, NWHM, Curator Emeritus, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution. The online exhibit was curated by Kristina Gupta, Summer 2006 Intern, NWHM.



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