Votes for Women – Guides, Reference Aids, and Finding Aids (Prints andPhotographs ReadingRoom, Library of Congress)

The Struggle for Women’s Suffrage

Selected Images From the Collections of the Library of Congress


Portraits | Suffrage campaigns, cartoons, and ephemera | Rights Information | Finding Additional Images | Select Bibliography


These images were selected to meet requests regularly received
by the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. They
include portraits of women who campaigned
for women’s rights, particularly voting rights, and suffrage
campaign scenes, cartoons, and ephemera
. An accompanying women’s suffrage timeline features many of the images.


For a larger reference image, click on the picture. For full caption/reproduction
information, click on the caption. (This will take you to a catalog
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The apotheosis of suffrage
“The
apotheosis of suffrage” (1896)

LC-USZ62-10862
Election Day!
“Election
Day!” (1909)

LC-USZ62-51821
National Anti-Suffrage Association
“National
Anti-Suffrage Association” (1911?)

LC-USZ62-25338
Woman suffrage headquarters ... Cleveland
“Woman
suffrage headquarters … Cleveland” (1912)

LC-USZ62-30776
Suffrage parade, New York City, May 6, 1912
Suffrage parade, New York City, May 6, 1912
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Suffragists marching, probably in New York City in 1913
Suffragists
marching, probably in New York City in 1913

LC-B201-3643-12
Official program - Woman suffrage procession, Washington, D.C. March 3, 1913
“Official
program … Washington, D.C. March 3, 1913”

LC-USZC4-2996
Head of suffrage parade, Washington, D.C.
“Head
of suffrage parade, Washington, D.C.” (1913)

LC-USZ62-22262
Inez Boissevain, wearing white cape, seated on white horse at the suffrage parade in Washington, D.C., 1913
“Suffrage
parade 3/13/13” (Inez Boissevain, Washington, D.C.)

LC-USZ62-77359
German
                    actress Hedwig Reicher wearing costume of Columbia (1913)
German
actress Hedwig Reicher wearing costume of Columbia (1913)

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Suffragists Mrs. Stanley McCormick and Mrs. Charles Parker, April 22, 1913
Suffragists
Mrs. Stanley McCormick and Mrs. Charles Parker, April 22,
1913

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Breaking in suffrage speakers
“Breaking
in suffrage speakers…” (1913)

LC-B2-2846-10
Help us to win the vote
“Help
us to win the vote” (1914)

LC-USZ62-23622
Suffrage campaign days in New Jersey (women putting up banner)
“Suffrage
campaign days in New Jersey” (between 1914 and 1920)

LC-USZ62-7089
The first picket line - College day in the picket line
“The
first picket line – College day in the picket line” (1917)

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Three suffragists casting votes in New York City(?)
Three
suffragists casting votes in New York City(?) (ca. 1917)

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Stump speaking--In the days of Old Dobbin and Derby hats Mrs. Harriot Stanton Blatch exhorted the Wall Street crowds
“Stump
speaking …” (between 1915 and 1920?)

LC-USZ62-7097
Governor Edwin P. Morrow signing the Anthony Amendment
“Governor
Edwin P. Morrow signing the Anthony Amendment …” (1920)

LC-USZ62-78691
Marble statue of three suffragists by Adelaide Johnson
Marble
statue of three suffragists by Adelaide Johnson (1965)

LC-USA7-27850

Rights Information

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and research purposes. The Library of
Congress is unaware of any restrictions
on the use
of the images. However, patrons who plan
to publish or otherwise distribute any
of the images should be aware that determination
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not own rights to material in its collections.
Therefore, it does not charge permission
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for use of such material and cannot give
or deny permission for use of the images.
For further information, see “
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Finding Additional Images

Selected Bibliography

Edgerly, Lois Stiles. Give Her This Day : a Daybook of Women’s Words. Gardiner, Me:
Tilbury House, 1990.

Franzen, Monika, and Nancy Ethiel, comp. Make Way! : 200 Years of American Women in
Cartoons.
Chicago, IL: Chicago Review Press, 1988.

Frost-Knappman, Elizabeth, and Sarah Kurian. The ABC-CLIO Companion to Women’s
Progress in America.
Santa Barbara, Calif: ABC-CLIO, 1994.

Frost-Knappman, Elizabeth, and Kathryn Cullen-DuPont. Women’s Suffrage in America : an
Eyewitness History.
New York: Facts on File, 1992.

Hoffert, Sylvia D. When Hens Crow : the Woman’s Rights Movements in Antebellum America.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995.

Lunardini, Christine A. Women’s Rights. Social Issues in American History Series. Phoenix,
AZ: Oryx Press, 1996.

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

Smith, Betsy Covington. Women Win the Vote. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Silver Burdett
Press, 1989.

Sullivan, George. The Day the Women Got the Vote : a Photo History of the Women’s Rights
Movement.
New York: Scholastic, 1994.

Tickner, Lisa. The Spectacle of Women : Imagery of the Suffrage Campaign, 1907-14. Chicago:
University of Chicago Press, 1988.

Weatherford, Doris. American Women’s History. New York: Prentice Hall General Reference,
1994.

Additional general sources on the suffrage movement are listed in the bibliography that
accompanies Votes for Women: Selections from the National American Woman Suffrage
Association Collection, 1848-1921.

See also resources for teachers: http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/connections/suffrage-pictures/


Last revised: December 2013


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