100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage
EDUCATORS! Scroll down for lesson plans
p.13 State Historian: Emmeline Pankhurst, Freedom or Death in the Fight for Suffrage
p. 14 Women’s Suffrage in Nine Treasures
p. 20 A Return to Equal Suffrage in Connecticut: a Native American Perspective
p. 30 Southport: An Anti-Suffrage Stronghold
p. 32 Women’s Suffrage in Waterbury
p. 38 Uncovering African American Women’s Fight for Suffrage
p. 41 One of the First Five Elected to the Connecticut General Assembly: Emily Sophie Brown
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PLUS these stories from our past issues!
“Our Hard-Won Right to Vote” by Elizabeth J. Normen, Spring 2016
Why was the fight in Connecticut so hard?
“Senator Brandegee Stonewalls Women’s Suffrage” by Christopher A. Griffin and Henry S. Cohn, Spring 2016
“An Anti-Suffrage Stronghold” by Jamie Cumby, Summer 2020
Were African American women represented in the fight?
“Audacious Alliances: Mary Townsend Seymour” by Mark H. Jones, Summer 2003
Lesson Plan: The Progressive Era’s Mary Townsend Seymour
“Uncovering African American Women’s Fight for Suffrage”by Karen Li Miller, Summer 2020
PODCAST: Uncovering African American Women’s Fight for Suffrage, Grating the Nutmeg Ep 97
Who else was involved, especially around World War I?
“Greenwich Women Face the Great War” by Kathleen Eagen Johnson, Winter 2014-2015
What happened after the vote was won?
Who were some other groundbreakers?
Were women politically active before the 19th Amendment?
“No Taxation without Representation: Black Suffrage in Connecticut” by Katherine Harris, Spring 2016
Isabella Beecher Hooker & the Spirits of Reform, Winter 2008/2009
The surprising relationship between spiritualism, suffragists, and reform.
“A Return to Equal Suffrage in Connecticut: a Native American Perspective” by Chris Newell, Summer 2020
Buy the Summer 2020 and Spring 2016 Issues
WHY SHOULD I VOTE? Lesson Plan for Middle and High School
Advocating for Voting Rights Lesson Plan for Grades 3 & 4
Grades 3 – 4: 1920: Votes for Women!
from our companion website WhereILiveCT.org