Title: The Senate and Women’s Fight for the Vote.
Publisher: U.S. Senate: Woman Suffrage Centennial, United States Senate Historical Office. Washington D.C., 2019
This website focuses on the history of U.S. women's suffrage from the perspective of the U.S. Senate. It offers some general narrative as well as specific examples accompanied by images of primary sources.
- Part I: To Bestow the Ballot
- Part II: The Siege of the Senate
- Part III: The Last Trench
- Petitions Received by the Senate (7 examples presented):
- Memorial of the American Equal Rights Association, 1867
- Petition of Ladies Literary Club of Grand Rapids, 1904
- Petitioners of Mt. Vernon, Washington, 1913
- Resolution of the Rhode Island Union Colored Women's Clubs, 1916
- Petition from women of Middletown, Connecticut, doing farm labor, 1918
- Petition from [Anti-Suffrage League] Citizens of Twiggs County, Georgia, 1918
- Enrolled Act No. 1, State of Wyoming, 1919
- Timeline: The Senate and the 19th Amendment