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American women's suffrage : voices from the long struggle for the vote 1776-1965

Summary: With a record number of female candidates in the 2020 election and women's rights an increasingly urgent topic in the news, it's crucial that we understand the history that got us where we are now....

One person, no vote : how voter suppression is destroying our democracy - Anderson, Carol (Carol Elaine),

Summary: Chronicles the rollbacks to African American participation in the vote since the Supreme Court's 2013 Shelby ruling, which allowed districts to change voting requirements without approval from the...

Contents: A history of disfranchisement -- Voter ID -- Voter roll purge -- Rigging the rules -- The Resistance -- At the crossroads of half slave, half free.

American queenmaker : how Missy Meloney brought women into politics - Des Jardins, Julie,

Summary: "Marie 'Missy' Mattingly Meloney was born in 1878, in an America where women couldn't vote. Yet she recognized the power that women held as consumers and family decision-makers, and persuaded male...

Contents: The makings of a sob story -- A cub reporter in -- Manhattan...marriage...motherhood...magazines-modernity, 1900-1914 -- What it means to be a patriot (The suffragist, who wasn't), 1915-1920 --...

Women making history : the 19th Amendment.

Summary: "The National Park Service is excited to commemorate the 100th year anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that abolished sex as a basis for voting and to tell...

Contents: 19th Amendment timeline -- Looking for a right to vote : introducing the Nineteenth Amendmentby / Ann D. Gordon -- Jessie Jack Hooper -- The necessity of other social movements to the struggle for...

From eve to dawn : Volume 3 : a history of women - French, Marilyn, 1929-2009

Summary: Present a history of women from prehistoric times up to the present day, examining the changing roles of women in different ages, and covering such topics as work, marriage, family, sex roles,...

Contents: v. 1: Origins -- The mothers -- The fathers -- State formulation in Peru, Egypt, and Sumer -- A secular state: China -- A religious state: India -- A militaristic state: Mexico -- Conclusion: An...

Sophia : princess, suffragette, revolutionary - Anand, Anita,

Summary: Follows the princess who, at the age of thirty-one, secretly went to India and returned as a revolutionary to fight for Indian Independence, the welfare of Indian soldiers in World War I, and,...

The Philadelphia Negro : a social study - Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Contents: The scope of this study -- The problem -- The Negro in Philadelphia, 1638-1820 -- The Negro in Philadelphia, 1820-1896 -- The size, age and sex of the Negro population -- Conjugal condition --...

Crystal Eastman : a revolutionary life - Aronson, Amy,

Summary: "Crystal Eastman was a central figure in many of the defining social movements of the twentieth century -- labor, feminism, internationalism, free speech, peace. She drafted America's first serious...

Contents: Introduction: Searching for Crystal Eastman -- Origins -- Discovering Crystal -- Embarking: the Pittsburgh survey, workers' compensation, and the first blush of fame -- The federal case for woman...

Women, race & class - Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-

Summary: A powerful study of the women's liberation movement in the U.S., from abolitionist days to the present, that demonstrates how it has always been hampered by the racist and classist biases of its...

Contents: 1. The legacy of slavery: standards for a new womanhood -- 2. The anti-slavery movement and the birth of women's rights -- 3. Class and race in the early women's rights campaign -- 4. Racism in the...

Blackballed : the Black vote and US democracy - Pinckney, Darryl, 1953-

Summary: "Blackballed is Darryl Pinckney's meditation on a century and a half of Black participation in US electoral politics. In this combination of memoir, historical narrative, and contemporary political...

Contents: Blackballed : the Black vote and US democracy -- What Black means now.

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