• Universal Suffrage Petition of 1866

    Is it possible to see all the signatories on the Universal Suffrage Petition shown here? https://www.archives.gov/legislative/features/suffrage I know there are over 400,000 and I am trying to determine if Virginia Mi...
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  • How to find records for when women were finally allowed to vote?

    Many years ago I seen a form that allowed my great grandmother to vote. However now none of the family has it.
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  • Could women vote anywhere before the 19th Amendment?

    What states allowed women to vote before the passage of the 19th Amendment?
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  • New Online: The Blackwell Family Papers from the Library of Congress

    The Blackwell Family Papers span the years 1759-1960, with the bulk of the material dating from 1845 to 1890. Consisting of approximately 29,000 items (58,002 images), most of which were digitized from 76 reels of mic...
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  • Were there any girl scouts who were suffragettes

    Hello,   Looking for any proof of Suffragettes also associated with the Girl Scouts Organization in the early 19th century.   In particular; looking for a woman named Mary Rafter who also lead the first ...
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  • Memorial to Congress from Utah women in 1878? (part of Rightfully Hers exhibit)

    One of the first items on display in the Rightfully Hers exhibit is a memorial or petition from Utah women in 1878. Unfortunately I did not note the record source or more details when viewing it in September. I am now...
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  • New Online Collection: National American Woman Suffrage Association Records

    The Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress has just released the National American Woman Suffrage Association Records online. The collection consists of approximately 26,700 items (52,078 images), most of whic...
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  • Dr. Rebecca Rogers George LOOKing for picture

    Looking for a picture of Dr. Rebecca Rogers George, a doctor and suffragist from early 1900's in Indiana, please. Thank you. DKT
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  • Looking for picture

    HARRIET NOBLE picture(s) request. Looking for pictures of Harriet Noble, Indianapolis, IN, daughter of General Lazarus Noble. She was a professor at Butler University, Indianapolis. Many thanks.
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  • Looking for picture

    HARRIET NOBLE picture(s) request. Looking for pictures of Harriet Noble, Indianapolis, IN, daughter of General Lazarus Noble. She was a professor at Butler University, Indianapolis. Many thanks.
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  • Can you confirm if Illinois was first to ratify the 19th Amendment?

    There is some question about Illinois being the first state to ratify the 19th Amendment on June 10, 1919. Wisconsin followed the Illinois vote by one hour and Michigan voted to ratify later that day. But the Illinois...
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  • New Online:  Anna E. Dickinson papers from the Library of Congress

    The Manuscript Division has recently released the Anna E Dickinson papers (https://www.loc.gov/collections/anna-e-dickinson-papers/about-this-collection/), documenting the life and career of the 19th century lecturer,...
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  • New Digital Collection: Carrie Chapman Catt Papers

    The Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress has released the digital edition of the Carrie Chapman Catt Papers. The collection consists of approximately 9,500 items (11,851 images), most of which were digitized...
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  • Where is the 19th Amendment?

    Where is the original 19th Amendment now and can we see it at the new exhibit?
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  • Seeking information about Caroline Burnett, suffragette

    @Fifteen women and 15 men identifying themselves as "colored" and from UnionTown in Washington DC signed a petition for women's suffrage in 1877.  Fredrick Douglass Jr was the first petitioner.  I am conduct...
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  • What information does the National Archives have on the suffrage movement?

    I'm interested especially in online resources. Can you point me in the right direction, please?
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  • How many women voted in the 1920 Presidential Election?

    If the Presidential Election of 1920 was the first following the ratification of the 19th Amendment, how many women voted in it?
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  • Looking for primary sources on early women's voting rights before the 19th Amendment?

    I forgot to add that I a doing the groundwork for a new article on the topic. If anyone knows of original source material tucked away in an archive (already working with the state archives), please let me know!
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  • Suffragist vs. Suffragette

    Are these terms interchangeable? I know I've seen both, but I can't help but think "Smurfette" when I see the second one.
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  • Which states never ratified the 19th Amendment?

    Are there any states that never ratified the 19th Amendment?
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