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[Detail] Woman suffrage headquarters in Upper Euclid Avenue.


Collection Overview

Votes for Women - The Struggle for Women's Suffrage, features portraits of leaders in the suffrage movement, including Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Julia Ward Howe, and Mary Church Terrell. The collection also highlights images of suffrage parades and women picketing for the right to vote.

This online illustrated reference aid is part of the "By Popular Demand" series. It is a pictorial partner for the text documents in "Votes for Women" Selections from the National American Woman Suffrage Collection, 1848-1921.

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Historical Eras

These historical era(s) are best represented in the collection although they may not be all-encompassing.

  • The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-1877
  • Development of the Industrial United States, 1876-1915
  • Emergence of Modern America, 1890-1930

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Search Tips

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For help with search words, go to the "Votes for Women" Suffrage Pictures Name and Subject Index, or Votes for Women Subject or Author.

For help with general search strategies, see Finding Items in American Memory.

Subject terms such as abolition, union, child labor, etc. are not assigned to the images in this collection. Therefore, to find images of women who worked for other rights in addition to suffrage, you must search for them by name.