Votes for Women: Selections from the National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection, 1848-1921
Votes for Women, 1848-1921, consists of proceedings from the meetings of women's organizations, books, pamphlets, memorials, and scrapbooks that document the struggle for women's suffrage and women's rights. The collection includes material from Carrie Chapman Catt, Susan B. Anthony, Julia Ward Howe, and others.
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These historical era(s) are best represented in the collection, although they may not be all-encompassing.
- The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-1877
- Development of the Industrial United States, 1876-1915
- Emergence of Modern America, 1890-1930
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These collections and exhibits contain thematically-related primary and secondary sources. Browse the Collection Finder for more related material on the American Memory Web site.
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- Civil War Photographs, 1861-1865
- Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920
- Taking the Long View, 1851-1991
- Detroit Publishing Company
- "Votes for Women" Suffrage Pictures, 1850-1920
- Women Come to the Front: Journalists, Photographers, and Broadcasters During World War II
- Words and Deeds in American History
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