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Bibliography About the US Suffrage Movement

Alberti, Johannna. Beyond Freedom: Feminists in War and Peace. (NY: St. Martin's Press, 1989).

Anthony, Katharine. Susan B. Anthony: Her Personal History and Her Era. (NY: Doubleday, 1954).

Auster, Albert. Actresses & Suffragists: Women in the American Theatre, 1890-1920. (NY: Praeger, 1984).

Bacon, Margaret Hope. Valiant Friend: The Life of Lucretia Mott. (NY: Walker, 1980).

Barry, Kathleen. Susan B. Anthony: A Biography of a Singular Feminist.(NY: New York University Press, 1988).

Beeton, Beverly. Women Vote in the West: The Woman Suffrage Movement, 1869-1896. (NY: Garland, 1986).

Benjamin, Anne M. A History of the Anti-Suffrage Movement in the United States from 1895 to 1920: Women Against Equality. (Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 1991).

Blackwell, Alice Stone. Lucy Stone: Pioneer of Woman's Rights.

Blatch, Harriet Stanton. Challenging Years: The Memoirs of Harriet Stanton Blatch. (NY: Putnam, 1940).

Brown, Olympia. Suffrage and Religious Principle: Speeches and Writings of Olympia Brown. (Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1983).

Buechler, Steven M. The transformation of the Woman Suffrage Movement: The Case of Illinois, 1850-1920. (New Brunswick, Rutgers University Press, 1986).

Buechler, Steven. Women's Movements in the United States: Woman Suffrage, Equal Rights, and Beyond. (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1990).

Catt, Carrie Chapman and Nettie Rogers Shuler. Woman Suffrage and Politics: The Inner Story of the Suffrage Movement. (NY: Scribner, 1923).

Daley, Caroline and Melanie Nolan. Suffrage and Beyond: International Feminist Perspectives. (NY: New York University Press, 1994).

Davis, Paulina Wright. A History of the National Woman's Rights Movement. (NY: Source Book Press, 1970). Originally published in 1871.

Dorr, Rheta Childe. Susan B. Anthony: The Woman Who Changed the Mind of a Nation. (NY: Stokes, 1928).

DuBois, Ellen Carol. Elizabeth Cady Stanton/Susan B. Anthony: Correspondence, Writings, Speeches. (Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1992). Revised edition.

DuBois, Ellen Carol. Feminism and Suffrage: The Emergence of an Independent Women's Movement in America, 1848-1869. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1978).

Edwards, G. Thomas. Sowing Good Seeds: The Northwest Suffrage Campaigns of Susan B. Anthony. (Portland, OR: Oregon Historical Society Press, 1990).

Englander, Susan. Class Conflict and Class Coalition in the California Woman Suffrage Movement, 1907-1912. (San Francisco: Mellen Research University Press, 1992).

Flexner, Eleanor. Century of Struggle: The Women's Rights Movement in the United States. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1975).

Foner, Philip S. Frederick Douglass on Women's Rights. (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1976).

Ford, Linda G. Iron-Jawed Angels: The Suffrage Militancy of the National Woman's Party, 1912-1920. (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1991).

Friedl, Betty, editor. On to Victory: Propaganda Plays of the Woman Suffrage Movement. (Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1987).

Frost, Elizabeth and Kathryn Cullen-DuPont. Women's Suffrage in America: An Eyewitness History. (NY: Facts on File, 1992).

Griffith, Elisabeth. In Her Own Right: The Life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton.(NY: Oxford University Press, 1984).

Garner, Les. Stepping Stones to Women's Liberty: Feminist Ideas in the Women's Suffrage Movement, 1900-1918. (Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1984).

Grimes, Alan. The Puritan Ethic and Woman Suffrage. (NY: Oxford University Press, 1967).

Gurko, Miriam. The Ladies of Seneca Falls: The Birth of the Woman's Rights Movement. (NY: Macmillan, 1974).

Hall, Florence Howe. Julia Ward Howe and the Woman Suffrage Movement. (NY: Arno, 1969). Originally published in 1913.

Harper, Ida Husted. The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony.(Indianapolis: Bowen-Merrill, 1899, 1908). 3 volumes.

Hays, Elinor. Morning Star: A Biography of Lucy Stone, 1818-1893. (NY: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1961).

Irwin, Inez Haynes. The Story of the Woman's Party. (NY: Harcourt, Brace, 1921).

Kraditor, Aileen. Ideas of the Woman Suffrage Movement, 1890-1920.(NY: Columbia University Press, 1965).

Kugler, Israel. From Ladies to Women: The Organized Struggle for Woman's Rights in the Reconstruction Era. (NY: Greenwood Press, 1987).

Linkugel, Wil A. and Martha Solomon. Anna Howard Shaw: Suffrage Orator and Social Reformer. (NY: Greenwood Press, 1991).

Lunardini, Christine A. From Equal Suffrage to Equal Rights: Alice Paul and the National Woman's Party, 1910-1928. (NY: New York University Press, 1986).

Lutz, Alma. Susan B. Anthony: Rebel, Crusader, Humanitarian. (Boston: Beacon, 1959).

Lutz, Alma. Created Equal: A Biography of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1815-1902. (NY: Day, 1940).

Melder, Keith E. Beginnings of Sisterhood: The American Woman's Rights Movement 1800-1850. (NY: Schocken, 1977).

Morgan, David. Suffragists and Democrats: The Politics of Woman Suffrage in America. (East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 1972).

O'Neill, William. Everyone Was Brave: A History of Feminism in America.(Chicago: Quadrangle Books, 1971).

Paulson, Ross Evans. Woman Suffrage and Prohibition: A Comparative Study of Equality and Social Control. (Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman, 1973).

Proceedings of the Woman's Rights Conventions, Held at Seneca Falls and Rochester, New York, July and August, 1848. (NY: R. J. Johnson, printer, 1870).

Rawkow, Lana F. and Cheris Kramarae, editors. The Revolution in Words: Righting Women, 1868-1871. (NY: Routledge, 1990).

Scott, Anne F. and Andrew M. Scott. One Half the People: The Fight for Woman Suffrage. (Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1975).

Shaw, Anna Howard. The Story of a Pioneer. (NY: Harper, 1915).

Sheppard, Alice. Cartooning for Suffrage. (Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1994).

Sherr, Lynn. Failure is Impossible: Susan B. Anthony in Her Own Words.(New York: Times Books, 1995).

Sinclair, Andrew. The Emancipation of the American Woman. (NY: Harper and Row, 1966).

Solomon, Martha M., editor. A Voice of Their Own: The Woman Suffrage Press, 1840-1910.(Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 1991).

Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda Joslyn Gage.History of Woman Suffrage. Volumes 1-3 (Rochester: 1887); Volume 4by Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper (Rochester: 1902);Volumes 4-5 by Ida Husted Harper (NY: 1922).

Stanton, Elizabeth Cady. Eighty Years And More: Reminiscences 1815-1897. (NY: Schocken Books, 1971). First published in 1898.

Stone, Lucy and Henry Blackwell. Loving Warriors: Selected Letters of Lucy Stone and Henry B. Blackwell, 1853 to 1893. Edited by Leslie Wheeler. (NY: Dial Press, 1981).

Stowell, Sheila. A Stage of Their Own: Feminist Playwrights of the Suffrage Era. (Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1992).

Van Voris, Jacqueline. Carrie Chapman Catt: A Public Life. (NY: Feminist Press, 1987).

Waggenspack, Beth M. The Search for Self- Sovereignty: The Oragory of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. (NY: Greenwood Press, 1989).

Ware, Susan. Beyond Suffrage: Women in the New Deal. (Cambridge, MA.: Harvard University Press, 1981).

Wheeler, Marjorie Spruill. New Women of the New South: The Leaders of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the Southern States. (NY: Oxford University Press, 1993).


Prepared by Mary M. Huth, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, University of Rochester Libraries, February 1995.