Women of Louisville, needlecase and pamphlet for Democratic Party

This four-page pamphlet from the collection of Dr. Carolyn Bratt is an example of the kind of tactic used by the Democratic Party of Kentucky as a way to encourage white women to vote in the early twentieth century.


(p1 front of pamphlet) WOMEN OF LOUISVILLE!
Regardless of personal views as to the right of suffrage, it is the duty of women, now that this right has been conferred upon them, to
and to
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Agitating for Woman Suffrage in New Jersey - A Webinar

A Webinar with Ann D. Gordon

January 4 at 7:30 pm

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The story of woman suffrage is different in every state. Women of New Jersey spent decades trying to break men’s lock on political power in the state.  Resistance to equal political rights was powerful.  In the end, it took federal action, through the 19 th Amendment, to get the job done here.  Highlights of the long history will be presented in this talk.

Re: Kentucky Ratifies the 19th Amendment

This post is a reply to one of the entries on the KWSP Timeline. Kentucky was the 24th state to ratify the "Susan B. Anthony" Amendment - not the 23rd as has been stated in several reputable sources. Rhode Island's legislature had also met on its opening day on January 6, 1920, and passed the ratification resolution in both houses soon after 1 p.m. Kentucky's legislature did not finalize its resolution until just after 4 p.m. the same day.

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

ANN: WVCI's National History Day grants for student prizes in Kentucky

For National History Day, 2020 Women's Vote Centennial Initiative provided grants to state history day programs which funded prizes for projects on the suffrage movement. For the National History Day competitions in Kentucky, the following prizewinning students earned WVCI grants for the Kentucky Historical Society:

 Woman suffrage headquarters in Upper Euclid Avenue, Cleveland in 1912

League Of Women Voters, U.S. Records. Woman suffrage headquarters in Upper Euclid Avenue, Cleveland--A. at extreme right is Miss Belle Sherwin, President, National League of Women Voters; B. is Judge Florence E. Allen holding the flag; C. is Mrs. Malcolm McBride. Cleveland Ohio, 1912. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/97500065/.

ANN: Paul Tenkotte in a free online event lecture with Q&A focusing on NKy suffragists, June 9, 6 pm

Northern Kentucky women were influential in both the Kentucky and national movements for women’s suffrage. In celebration of the National Women’s Vote Centennial join Northern Kentucky University (NKU) in restoring the names and actions of these brave women to the hallowed halls of history. The NKU 6@6 Lecture Series presents Dr. Paul A. Tenkottee in giving a half-hour Zoom lecture, followed by a half-hour of questions/interaction. The event is free and open to the public.

A Simple Justice: Kentucky Women Fight for the Vote by Dr. Melanie Beals Goan

KY Woman Suffrage

            When considering the women’s suffrage movement, most Americans think of iconic national figures like Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. However, the fight for the right to vote was by no means monolithic.

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