Exploring Women's Suffrage through 50 Historic Treasures

 
 
AASLH Exploring America's Historic Treasures; Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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A full-color exploration of the history of women's suffrage.

From hunger strikes to massive parades, the American women's suffrage movement grabbed the attention of citizens and politicians around the United States. Posters, lapel buttons, and even luncheonette plates carried the iconic phrase, "Votes for Women." Over time this phrase became not only a slogan, but a rallying cry for the movement. Today, museums, libraries, universities, and historic sites across the country care for the objects and places that tell the story of suffrage. Exploring Women's Suffrage through 50 Historic Treasures brings together a selection of these cultural gems representing the milestones, people, and legacy of the long campaign for women's voting rights. Through color photos and short essays detailing each object's story, readers will not only find themselves in the action of a groundbreaking social and political movement, but they are also transported around the nation to the institutions and sites that are the keepers of the country's past.

  • Englisch
  • USA
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • 8,45 MB
978-1-5381-1280-9 (9781538112809)
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By Jessica D. Jenkins
Contents

List of Illustrations

Preface

Timeline

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Part I: Early Years

Chapter 1. Laying a Strong Foundation

Chapter 2. Pawns of Politics

Chapter 3. Change Begins With Education

Chapter 4. Created Equal

Chapter 5. "Ain't I A Woman?"

Chapter 6. Dressing the Part

Part II: Organizations

Chapter 7. Organizing a Nation

Chapter 8. What's Old Is New Again

Chapter 9. Scandinavians for Suffrage

Chapter 10. Votes for Justice

Chapter 11. One of Many Cogs

Part III: Symbols

Chapter 12. Votes for Women

Chapter 13. Loyalty, Purity, and Life

Chapter 14. The War of the Roses

Chapter 15. The Spirit of 1776

Chapter 16. Identity Erased

Chapter 17. Martyr for the Cause

Part IV: Consumer Culture and Publicity

Chapter 18. The Modern Shopper

Chapter 19. Posters as Publicity

Chapter 20. All Buttoned Up

Chapter 21. A Recipe For Success

Chapter 22. Suffrage on the Silver Screen

Part V: Allies

Chapter 23. Catching Fire

Chapter 24. Converting to The Cause

Chapter 25. Men for Suffrage

Chapter 26. If You Scratch my Back, I'll Scratch Yours

Part VI: Roadblocks and Setbacks

Chapter 27. Unrequited Love

Chapter 28. Rampant Racism

Chapter 29. A Formidable Opponent

Chapter 30. Courting the System

Chapter 31. The South

Part VII: Tactics and Public Demonstrations

Chapter 32. Read All About It!

Chapter 33. Suffrage with a Side of Soup

Chapter 34. On the Road to Victory

Chapter 35. Lifting As We Climb

Chapter 36. Lobbying for the Vote

Chapter 37. Swimming for Suffrage

Chapter 38. Falling into Line

Chapter 39. Jailed for Freedom

Part VIII: Milestones

Chapter 40. Winning the West

Chapter 41. Progressing in Politics

Chapter 42. A Move Eastward

Chapter 43. Walking Into History

Chapter 44. Tipping the Scale

Chapter 45. Mother Knows Best

Part IX: Legacy

Chapter 46. Under the Watchful Eye

Chapter 47. Bridges of Hope

Chapter 48. Taking the Next Step 0650

Chapter 49. Going Global

Chapter 50. Reckoning with the Past … and Future

Appendix - Significant Suffrage Victories in the United States

Bibliography

Index

About the Author

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