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American women's suffrage : voices from the long struggle for the vote, 1776-1965

American women's suffrage : voices from the long struggle for the vote, 1776-1965 / Susan Ware, editor.
New York : Library of America, [2020]

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TextNo restrictions *R-RMRR PS221 .A4 v. 332Schwarzman Building - Main Reading Room 315 - Reference


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Ware, Susan, 1950-
xxx, 731 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations; 21 cm.
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Library of America ; 332
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Library of America ; 332.
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Voices from the long struggle for the vote, 1776-1965
  • History.
  • Sources.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 681-708) and index.
  • Part one: 1776-1870. Letters / Abigail Adams and John Adams -- Voter qualifications (New Jersey State Constitution) -- Lecture at the Franklin Hall / Maria W. Stewart -- from Letters on the equality of the sexes / Sarah Moore Grimké -- Address to the Massachusetts Legislature / Angelina Grimké -- from "The great lawsuit" / Margaret Fuller -- Petition to the Constitutional Convention of the State of New York / Eleanor Vincent, Lydia A. Williams, Lydia Osborn, Susan Ormsby, Amy Ormsby, Anna Bishop -- Declaration of sentiments and resolutions / Seneca Falls Convention -- Speech to Ohio Woman's Rights Convention / Sojourner Truth -- Speech to the Second National Woman's Rights Convention / Ernestine L. Rose -- The Woman's Rights Convention, the last act of the drama (New York Herald) -- Tax protest / Harriot K. Hunt -- Address to the Legislature of New-York / Elizabeth Cady Stanton -- Marriage protest / Lucy Stone and Henry Browne Blackwell -- Address to the Seventh National Woman's Rights Convention / Lucy Stone -- Call, resolutions, and debate (Woman's Loyal National League) -- Speech at the Eleventh National Woman's Rights Convention / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper -- Address to the First Annual Meeting of the American Equal Rights Association / Sojourner Truth -- Debates at the American Equal Rights Association Meeting -- Woman and the ballot / Frederick Douglass --
  • Part two: 1870-1900. Address to the House Judiciary Committee / Victoria Woodhull -- Minor v. Happersett ruling -- Declaration of Rights of the Women of the United States / National Woman Suffrage Association -- Woman wants bread, not the ballot! / Susan B. Anthony -- Indian citizenship / Matilda Joslyn Gage -- Letter to the San Francisco Board of Education / Mary Tape -- Protest (Mormon women of Utah) -- They enter a protest (New York Times) -- Remarks on the amendment to extend suffrage to women / George Vest -- The legal conditions of Indian women / Alice C. Fletcher -- from A voice from the South, by a Black woman of the South / Anna J. Cooper -- Suffrage referendum leaflet (Colorado Equal Suffrage Association) -- To the Constitutional Convention of New York State / Committee on Protest against Woman Suffrage -- Women in politics / Fannie Barrier Williams -- Address at the First National Conference of Representatives of Black Women's Clubs / Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin -- Significance and history of the ballot / Elizabeth Cady Stanton -- The ballot for the home / Frances E. Willard -- On behalf of Hawaiian women / National American Woman Suffrage Association -- How to win the ballot / Abigail Scott Duniway --
  • Part three: 1900-1920. The South and woman suffrage / Belle Kearney -- Woman's assumption of sex superiority / Annie Nathan Meyer -- The progress of colored women / Mary Church Terrell -- Would woman suffrage be unwise? / Grover Cleveland -- Mr. Dooley on woman's suffrage / Finley Petter Dunne -- The counter influence to woman suffrage / Alice Hill Chittenden -- Our open-air campaign / Florence H. Luscomb -- Why women should vote / Jane Addams -- from "The women's political union" / Harriot Stanton Blatch -- Something to vote for / Charlotte Perkins Gilman -- Militant methods / Alice Stone Blackwell -- Statement before Joint Congressional Session of Congress / Leonor O'Reilly -- Values of the vote / Max Eastman -- The lesson that came from the sea : what it means to the suffrage cause / Josephine Jewell Dodge -- An anti-suffrage monologue / Marie Jenney Howe -- Squaws beat militant to right of franchise (Los Angeles Times) -- Testimony at suffrage parade hearings / Alice Paul -- Woman suffrage, which way? / Helen Hamilton Gardener -- A difference of opinion / Mary Johnstone -- The meaning of woman suffrage / Mabel Lee -- Raising the level of suffrage in California, or what have they done with it? / Mary Roberts Coolidge -- Pageants as a means of suffrage propaganda / Hazel MacKaye -- Seeking the Negro vote / Ida B. Wells -- Votes for women : a symposium by leading thinkers of colored America (The Crises) -- The greatest thing / Oreola Williams Haskell -- from How it feels to be the husband of a suffragette / Arthur Raymond Brown -- from Are women people? / Alice Duer Miller -- Letter to the editor of The Outlook / Abby Scott Baker -- The crisis / Carrie Chapman Catt -- Letter series no.1-10 (Boston Equal Suffrage Association for Good Government) -- To NAWSA congressional chairmen / Maud Wood Park -- "Silent, silly, and offensive" and "Militants get 3 days; lack time to starve" (The New York Times) -- Woman's service or woman suffrage / Alice Hill Chittenden -- The young are at the gates / Lavinia Dock -- Prison experience with emphasis on the night of terror / Caroline Katzenstein -- Address to the Senate on the Nineteenth Amendment / Woodrow Wilson -- Reminding the President when he landed in Boston (The Suffragist) -- Declaration of principles for the rejection of the proposed Susan B. Anthony amendment to the Constitution of the United States / Southern Women's League -- A perfect moment / Maud Wood Park --
  • Part four: 1918-1965. from Your vote and how to use it / Gertrude Foster Brown -- Fairchild v. Hughes and Leser v. Garnett rulings -- Indian Citizenship Act -- The "blanket" amendment : a debate / Doris Stevens and Dr. Alice Hamilton -- Is woman's suffrage a failure? / Ida M. Tarbell -- Address to the Sixth Pan American Conference, Havana, Cuba / Doris Stevens -- Resolutions adopted by the Second Convention / El Congreso de Pueblo de Habla Española -- Women in politics / Eleanor Roosevelt -- President's Commission on the Status of Women / John F. Kennedy -- Testimony to the Credentials Committee, Democratic National Convention / Fannie Lou Hamer -- Speech to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference / Constance Baker Motley.
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  • 1598536648
American women's suffrage : voices from the long struggle for the vote, 1776-1965 / Susan Ware, editor.
New York : Library of America, [2020]
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Library of America ; 332
Library of America ; 332.
"For the first time, here is the full, definitive story of the movement for voting rights in all its diversity and intersectionality, told through the voices of the women and men who lived it: the most recognizable figures in the campaign for women's suffrage, like Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, but also the black, Chinese, and American Indian women and men who were not only essential to the movement but expanded its directions and aims, and the anti-suffragists who worried about where the country would head if suffrage were universal. The full story of the long and diverse movement that led to women receiving the right to vote-in their own voices"-- Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 681-708) and index.
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Ware, Susan, 1950- editor.
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Voices from the long struggle for the vote, 1776-1965
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*R-RMRR PS221 .A4 v. 332
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