19th Amendment: The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
SUFFRAGE RESOURCES: ORGANIZATIONS AND EXHIBITS
Maryland Women’s Heritage Center Exhibit: Valiant Maryland Women: The Fight for Suffrage
Maryland Story Map of Suffrage Sites
Maryland Commission on the Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Passage of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution
Ballots and Beyond- Preservation Maryland https://ballotandbeyond.org/about/
Women’s Equality Day 2020- Maryland
National Park Service/Towson University: Suffrage Story Map: https://www.nps.gov/articles/storymap-places-of-women-s-suffrage.htm
Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission https://www.womensvote100.org/about
“Rightfully Hers” Exhibit https://www.archivesfoundation.org/exhibit/rightfully-hers/
National Women’s History Alliance www.nationalwomenshistoryalliance.org
Monumental women.org https://monumentalwomen.org/sculptors-page/
Talking Statue @ Central Park Monumental Women, the all-volunteer nonprofit group bringing the first statue depicting real women to Central Park, is pleased to announce that award-winning actors Jane Alexander, Viola Davis, America Ferrera, Rita Moreno, Zoe Saldana and Meryl Streep will portray Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton in English and Spanish-Language ‘Talking Statues’ monologues that will accompany the Women’s Rights Pioneers Monument. The Monument featuring Truth, Anthony and Stanton is set to be unveiled on Central Park’s Literary Walk on August 26, 2020, the centennial anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, when women won the right to vote.
Belmont Paul House and National Monument
National Women’s History Museum https://www.womenshistory.org/
Library of Congress Exhibit: “Shall not be Denied”
How Black Suffragists Fought for the Right to Vote and a Modicum of Respect- Martha S. Jones, PhD. https://humanitiesny.org/how-black-suffragists-fought-for-the-right-to-vote-and-a-modicum-of-respect/
Martha S. Jones is the Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor and professor of history at Johns Hopkins University. Her forthcoming book, Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All, is available now for pre-order.
Originally published as “Black Suffragists: Hallie Quinn Brown and Other ‘Homespun Heroines’” in the Summer 2019 issue of Humanities magazine, a publication of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Black Women and The Vote: Lifting As We Climb, by Jean Thompson
The Woman’s Hour: The great Fight to Win the Vote by Elaine Weiss
Soon to be a major television event, the nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history: the ratification of the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote.
“Both a page-turning drama and an inspiration for every reader Hillary Rodham Clinton
National Collaborative of Women’s History Sites/Votes for Women Trail
National Women’s Party https://www.nationalwomansparty.org/our-story
US Portrait Galley- Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence https://npg.si.edu/exhibition/votes-for-women
National Park Service
Augusta Chissell and Margaret Gregory Hawkins Suffrage Marker Unveiling
Maryland Humanities- Chautauqua 2020: Online www.MDChautauqua.org
William G. Pomeroy Foundation: National Suffrage Marker Program (MD Awarded 5)
‘Brilliant and politically savvy:’ The roles of African American women in the fight to vote 100 years ago- Jessica Bliss, and Jasmine Vaughn-Hall, USA TODAY
“To The Front: Black Women and the Vote,” is a joint publication from @afronews and @afrocharities. Learn more and place an order at ToTheFront.us.
To The Front: Black Women and the Vote,” edited by Savannah Wood, archivist at The AFRO, is a special edition publication that connects the suffragists’ activism with that of their 21st century counterparts. The publication includes reprinted AFRO news articles covering the suffrage movement, as well as photographs of early Black suffragists. It also includes newly commissioned texts from contributors including historians, archivists, essayists, and independent researchers who together explore the contributions of Black women in the historic national suffrage movement and the continuing struggle against voter suppression. Explore the suffrage movement through the voices of Black women. Contributors include Martha S. Jones, Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor and professor of history at Johns Hopkins University; Jean Thompson, an independent researcher with the Maryland Women’s Heritage Center; Lisa Snowden McCray, journalist; Savannah Wood, archivist at The AFRO; Beverly Carter, archivist of the Du Bois Circle, an historic Baltimore women’s club associated with the Niagara Movement; and many more.
National Organization of Women (NOW)- Sisters of Suffrage
League of Women Voters – Suffrage Toolkit
“Iron Jawed Angels”- HBO production 2004
Suffrage Supplies Catalogue: https://nationalwomenshistoryalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/Womens-Suffrage-Centennial-Catalog-2020.pdf
WNDC Educational Foundation