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HIST 379 NAWSA Suffragist Project

First steps

Look for previous research on your suffragist. Look for their name in indexes (remember to search LastName, FirstName), as well as books and chapters about other New York State suffragists. Some helpful sources included:


History of Woman Suffrage - Crumb Library, call number: JK1896 .S8 1970 v.2-v.6, also online (v. 6):

Women will vote : winning suffrage in New York State - Crumb Library, call number: JK1911.N7 G67 2017

Gilded suffragists : the New York socialites who fought for women’s right to vote - Crumb Library, call number: JK1911.N7 N38 2017

Winning the vote : the triumph of the American woman suffrage movement - Crumb Library, call number: JK1896 .C65 2005

African American women in the struggle for the vote, 1850-1920 - Crumb Library, call number: JK1896 .T47 1998

A history of the American suffragist movement - Crumb Library, call number: JK1896 .W43 1998

Politics and friendship : letters from the International Woman Suffrage Alliance, 1902-1942 - Crumb Library, call number: JN5947 .L5413 1990

From equal suffrage to equal rights : Alice Paul and the National Woman’s Party, 1910-1928 - Crumb Library, call number: JK1899.P38 L86 1986

Alice Paul and the American Suffrage Campaign - Online:


Search for your suffragist by last name, LastName,FirstName, as well as other keywords such as: suffragist, suffrage, new york, the city that they lived or worked in.


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