100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage

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Coming Summer 2020: 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage

  • Uncovering African American Women’s Fight for Suffrage
  • A Return to Equal Suffrage in Connecticut: a Native American Perspective
  • Women’s Suffrage in Nine Treasures
  • An Anti-Suffrage Stronghold
  • Women’s Suffrage in Waterbury
  • One of the First Five Elected to the Connecticut General Assembly: Emily Sophie Brown

PLUS Learn all about the fight for women’s suffrage in these stories from our past issues

Our Hard Won Right to Vote” by Elizabeth J. Normen, Spring 2016

The Long Road to Women’s Suffrage in Connecticut” by Jessica D. Jenkins, Spring 2016  
 “Josephine Bennett: Setting the Watch Fires of Liberty,” by Mark Jones and Nancy O. Albert, Fall 2005

Why was the fight in Connecticut so hard?

Senator Brandegee Stonewalls Women’s Suffrage” by Christopher A. Griffin and Henry S. Cohn, Spring 2016

COMING SUMMER 2020: “An Anti-Suffrage Stronghold”

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

COMING SUMMER 2020: “Uncovering African American Women’s Fight for Suffrage”

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?

The Greater Hartford League of Women Voters” by Elizabeth Rose, Spring 2016
COMING SUMMER 2020: “One of the First Five Elected to the Connecticut General Assembly: Emily Sophie Brown”

Who were some other groundbreakers?

Mary Hall: Breaking the Legal Barrier,” by Elizabeth Warren, Spring 2010
Women Who Changed the World,” by Barbara Sicherman, Summer 2011
COMING SUMMER 2020: “One of the First Five Elected to the Connecticut General Assembly: Emily Sophie Brown”

Were women politically active before the 19th Amendment?

No Taxation without Representation: Black Suffrage in Connecticut” by Katherine Harris, Spring 2016

COMING SUMMER 2020: “A Return to Equal Suffrage in Connecticut: a Native American Perspective”

WHY SHOULD I VOTE? Lesson Plan

 

(c) Connecticut Explored Inc. 2016. Read the story: https://www.ctexplored.org/our-hard-won-right-to-vote/

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