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Researching Women's Rights at the National Archives   Trailblazing Women   The 19th Amendment Centennial   What information does the National Archives have on the suffrage movement?   Looking for primary sources on early women's voting rights before the 19th Amendment?   New Online Collection: National American Woman Suffrage Association…
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The National Archives is the home of the 19th Amendment, the Constitutional amendment that prohibited the states from denying the vote on the basis of sex. In 2020, the Archives commemorated the centennial of this landmark document. We invite you to continue exploring records that help tell the story of women’s rights and history, including… (Show more)
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The National Archives is the home of the 19th Amendment, the Constitutional amendment that prohibited the states from denying the vote on the basis of sex. In 2020, the Archives commemorated the centennial of this landmark document. We invite you to continue exploring records that help tell the story of women’s rights and history, including… (Show more)
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Hello, I have found a passing (derogatory!) reference in an 1868 Savannah, Georgia, white-run newspaper, describing a Black woman who "belonged to the Woman's Rights Association." Given the disdain both for women's rights and for African Americans in this article and in the newspaper more generally, it is possible that they did not accurately… (Show more)
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I am looking for photos of African American woman organizing or protesting during the fight for the right of women to vote in the early 1900s. Thanks.
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When is Women's Equality Day?  I thought it might occur soon during Women's History Month but I might have read somewhere it's in August?   Thanks!
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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 Minor was one of them. Or is there a list of signatories somewhere? Thanks for any help you can give.
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How can I find female munition workers records or lists? In both wars?
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How can I find female munition workers records or lists? In both wars?
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Hello, I have found a passing (derogatory!) reference in an 1868 Savannah, Georgia, white-run newspaper, describing a Black woman who "belonged to the Woman's Rights Association." Given the disdain both for women's rights and for African Americans in this article and in the newspaper more generally, it is possible that they did not accurately… (Show more)
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Women have been serving in the military since the Revolutionary War in one capacity or another. In 1775, women followed their husbands to serve as laundresses, cooks and nurses, as long as the commanding officers decided they were proving themselves to be helpful to the soldiers.     From 1782 to 1783, Deborah Sampson served in General… (Show more)
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