Online Biographical Dictionary of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the United States

The Online Biographical Dictionary of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the United States is a freely accessible, searchable online database with crowdsourced biographical sketches of grassroots woman suffrage activists coordinated by Thomas Dublin and published by Alexander Street Press.  Its URL is https://documents.alexanderstreet.com/VOTESforWOMEN.  It has just been updated and now includes about 2,600 biographical sketches of black women suffragists, supporters of the National Woman's Party, and activists

For Women's History Month--The 19th Amendment at 100

          Linda Barth, Executive Director of the League of Historical Societies of NJ, will present “Alice Paul: Champion of Women's Suffrage,” based on her new book of the same name, at Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church, 888 Stuyvesant Avenue, Union, on Sunday, March 8, at 2 pm.  The program will be hosted by the Union Township Historical Society to com

Talking About the 19th Amendment

August 2020 marks the 100th Anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote.

In celebration of that milestone, Attorney Sharon M. Hallanan, an active member of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation's Speakers Bureau, will present "Talking About the 19th Amendment" at the Woodbridge Main Library on Thursday, February 27, 2020 @ 7:30 PM.

Re: Help identify women in photo with Governor Morrow signing KY ratification of 19th Amendment

Here's a list of people we've identified so far in the iconic photo of Kentucky Governor Edwin P. Morrow signing the Kentucky legislature's ratification of the 19th Amendment passed on June 6, 1920. Library of Congress, Lot 5543, https://www.loc.gov/item/97510716/. Suggestions for corrections to our guesses are heartily welcomed.

Re: Help identify women in photo with Governor Morrow signing KY ratification of 19th Amendment

Doraine Bailey has been hot on the trail of mystery to find out who the people are in the above mentioned photograph with Governor Morrow - and she encouraged Dr. Melanie Goan to request the Library of Congress (LOC) to send out a photo of the notes on the back of the photo - as mentioned in the LOC notes for the archived item. An intern for Dr. Goan transcribed the handwritten notes as follows:

KERA Delegation at Democratic National Convention in NAWSA Walkless Parade and to Lobby for Woman Suffrage Plank

Even though the Kentucky Equal Rights Association had organized the largest suffrage parade ever in the state on May 6, 1916, and they had a glittering array of women lobbyists at the Democratic State Convention held in Lexington May 24th, the Democratic Party of Kentucky still refused to endorse a woman suffrage plank.

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