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Gillibrand, Kirsten

Summary: Profiles ten women who fought hard to gain the right to vote in the United States, including Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, and Inez Milholland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 GIL

Conkling, Winifred

Summary: On August 18, 1920, American women finally won the right to vote. Ratification of the 19th Amendment was the culmination of an almost eighty-year fight in which some of the fiercest, most passionate women in history marched, protested, and sometimes broke the law in to achieve this huge leap toward equal rights. In this expansive yet personal volume, author Winifred Conkling covers not only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 Con

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973 CON

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. For the first time, here is the full, definitive story of the movement for voting rights for American women, of every race, told through the voices of the women and men who lived it. Here are the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2020

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 AME

Messner, Kate

Summary: "Myths about the history of women's rights in the US--focusing on the ratification of the 19th Amendment--are debunked; the real deal of what happened is explained"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 MES

Cobbs Hoffman, Elizabeth

Summary: "In World War I, telephones linked commanding generals with soldiers in muddy trenches. A woman in uniform connected almost every one of their calls, speeding the orders that won the war. Like other soldiers, the "Hello Girls" swore the Army oath and stayed for the duration. A few were graduates of elite colleges. Most were ordinary, enterprising young women motivated by patriotism and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 COB

Kops, Deborah

Summary: Describes the life and accomplishments of the women's rights activist, from her youth to the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2017

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Chin-Lee, Cynthia

Summary: "Introduces the reader to women's right to vote"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 CHI

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 CHI

Macdonald, Fiona

Summary: A look at the dark side of history offers up the surprising difficulties endured by women suffragists who stood up for women's rights, including the right to vote.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts 2009

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Daughters of the American Revolution

Summary: Highlights some of the members of the Daughters of the American Revolution who made an impact during the suffrage era. Book published to accompany an exhibit by the same name.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 ORD

Roberts, David

Summary: Imprisonment, hunger strikes, suffrajitsu -- the decades-long fight for women's right to vote was at times a ferocious one. Acclaimed artist David Roberts gives these important, socially transformative times their due in a colorfully illustrated history that includes many of the important faces of the movement in portraiture and scenes that both dignify and enliven. He has created a timely and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 ROB

Summary: "Over the last several decades, many University of Illinois Press publications have illuminated the key figures and diverse types of work across gender, race, and class that contributed to the suffrage movement and women voting. This anthology contains some of the most influential previously published chapters from UIP monographs and edited volumes on women's suffrage and contemporary voting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Illinois Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 Dur

Chambers, Veronica

Summary: Who was at the forefront of women's right to vote? We know a few famous names, like Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, but what about so many others from diverse backgrounds--black, Asian, Latinx, Native American, and more--who helped lead the fight for suffrage? On the hundredth anniversary of the historic win for women's rights, it's time to celebrate the names and stories of the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD CHA

Franzen, Trisha

Summary: "Acknowledged by her contemporaries as the most outstanding woman suffrage orator of her time, Anna Howard Shaw (1847-1919) has nonetheless received minimal attention from historians. Trisha Franzen rectifies that oversight with this first scholarly biography of Shaw, a study that illuminates Shaw's oft-ignored early years and challenges existing scholarship on her time in the suffrage...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Illinois Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHAW, HOWARD ANNA FRA

Summary: Presents the history of women's suffrage in the United States through the dramatic, often turbulent friendship of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan Anthony. Part 1 covers the years from their youth up to the establishment of the National Woman Suffrage Association in 1868. Part 2 spans the period from 1868 to the passage in 1919 of the 19th amendment to the Constitution which gave women the vote.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2003

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV NOT

Ware, Susan

Summary: An acclaimed historian gives voice to the thousands of women from different backgrounds, races, and religions whose local passion and protest resounded throughout the land.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Publishing 2019

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Chambers, Veronica

Summary: "Who was at the forefront of women's right to vote? We know a few famous names, like Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, but what about so many others from diverse backgrounds--black, Asian, Latinx, Native American, and more--who helped lead the fight for suffrage? On the hundredth anniversary of the historic win for women's rights, it's time to celebrate the names and stories of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Versify/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 CHA

Rockliff, Mara

Summary: "In April 1916, Nell Richardson and Alice Burke set out from New York City in a little yellow car, embarking on a bumpy, muddy, unmapped journey ten thousand miles long. They took with them a teeny typewriter, a tiny sewing machine, a wee black kitten, and a message for Americans all across the country: Votes for Women! The women's suffrage movement was in full swing, and Nell and Alice would...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

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3 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 ROC

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 ROC

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 ROC

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 Roc

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J324.6 ROC

Neuman, Johanna

Summary: New York City's elite women who turned a feminist cause into a fashionable revolution In the early twentieth century over two hundred of New York's most glamorous socialites joined the suffrage movement. Their names--Astor, Belmont, Rockefeller, Tiffany, Vanderbilt, Whitney and the like--carried enormous public value. These women were the media darlings of their day because of the extravagance...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Mews Books, and imprint of New York University Press 2017

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Weiss, Elaine F.

Summary: "This adaptation of the book Hillary Clinton calls "a page-turning drama and an inspiration" will spark the attention of young readers and teach them about activism, civil rights, and the fight for women's suffrage--just in time for the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment. Includes an eight-page photo insert! American women are so close to winning the right to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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5 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 WEI

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 WEI

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 324.6 Wei

Clift, Eleanor.

Summary: Historical overview examining the 72 year struggle to secure women's right to vote.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.62 CLI

Lange, Allison K.

Summary: "For as long as American women have battled for equitable political representation, those battles have been defined by images--whether drawn, etched, photographed, or filmed. Some of these have been flattering, many of them have been condescending, and some have been scabrous. They have drawn upon prevailing cultural tropes about the perceived nature of women's roles and abilities, and they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 Lange

Ward, Geoffrey C.

Summary: Meet important historical personalities, scientists, aviators, and athletes in this series that illustrate the impact dynamic leaders have on society. These books are sure to inspire young readers as they learn about the lives of famous people. Each book includes a timeline of important dates, a glossary, and an index. Included in the back of each book are additional resources such as At the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 WAR

Adams, Colleen.

Summary: Uses primary source documents, narrative, and illustrations to recount the history of the Women's Rights Movement in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Central Primary Source 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.42 ADA

Wolbrecht, Christina

Summary: "How have American women voted in the first 100 years since the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment? How have popular understandings of women as voters both persisted and changed over time? In A Century of Votes for Women, Christina Wolbrecht and J. Kevin Corder offer an unprecedented account of women voters in American politics over the last ten decades. Bringing together new and existing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.973 WOL

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