Well Done, Sister Suffragette!
Cast off the shackles of yesterday!
Shoulder to shoulder into the fray!
Our daughters' daughters will adore us
And they'll sing in grateful chorus
"Well done, Sister Suffragette!"
Sojourner Truth: A Life, a Symbol by Nell Irvin Painter
Born into slavery, this famous suffragette undergoes an astonishing self-transformation and emerges Sojourner Truth, public advocate for social justice and legendary speaker.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton: An American Life by Lori D. Ginzberg
Elizabeth Cady Stanton broke ground by presenting a cohesive argument for women’s rights, including equality in employment, income, property, custody and divorce.
Susan B. Anthony: A Biography of a Singular Feminist by Kathleen Barry
A close and long-time collaborator of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony was a tireless organizer, campaigner, and petitioner for women’s rights.
Alice Paul: Claiming Power by J. D. Zahniser & Amelia R. Fry
Paul was the leader and main strategist for the campaign that culminated in the 19th Amendment. Following the victory, Paul would became leader of the National Women’s Party.
Day chronicles her social activism in this autobiography, including her work with Alice Paul’s suffragist group, Silent Sentinels. Day goes on to found the Catholic Workers Movement.
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